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The Chicken Soup for the Soul Simply Happy Guided Journal

52 Easy Ways to Find Your Joy


52 easy ways to find your joy! All the wisdom and advice you expect from Chicken Soup for the Soul, in a fun package. Real-life examples from people who show you how to use the tools you already have inside you, just waiting to make you happy, purposeful, and positive. Guided journal entries will help you focus on your own strategy as you try out these simple tips.

This is an eminently practical motivational guided journal for anyone looking to make positive change—and have it work, quickily and easily. Any one of the 52 lessons will change your life. You’ll learn:

  • How to change the dynamics of difficult situations
  • How to quiet your biggest critic—that little voice in your own head
  • That you’re not the only one who has imposter syndrome
  • Why you shouldn’t strive for perfection
  • Why you should treat yourself as well as you would a guest
  • How to declutter your home
  • How to clear your calendar and focus on what matters
  • How to spot those frenemies
  • How to make "fake it till you make it" a reality
  • How to get the best from people, even strangers
  • How to use the power of no 
  • Why you should be bold and speak up
  • Why every little thing you do makes a difference
  • The life-changing impact of smiling
  • How to follow your gut even when it might be embarrassing
  • How to get those long overdue projects done
  • How to turn procrastination into your superpower
  • How to stop taking things personally
  • How to change your life through forgiveness
  • Why you should pursue your passions
  • How to add value and purpose to your life
  • How to use the power of gratitude to change everything
  • How to make that all important “me time”
  • What you can learn while you’re asleep
  • How to use your dreams as a GPS for your life
  • Why you should listen to your mother forever
  • How to maintain connections with your loved ones who have passed
  • How to be your own therapist once in a while
  • How doing a simple good deed can change your life
  • Why you get to choose your friends
  • When saying yes will energize your life
  • Why you should step outside your comfort zone
  • How to love the messes in your life
  • How to make friends with your body

Chicken Soup for the Soul books are 100% made in the USA and each book includes stories from as diverse a group of writers as possible. Chicken Soup for the Soul solicits and publishes stories from the LGBTQ community and from people of all ethnicities, nationalities, and religions.

Courtesy of Susan Morrow

Amy Newmark is the bestselling author, editor-in-chief, and publisher of the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series.

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