That’s why a gratitude practice is so important. Yes, a practice. We need to make gratitude a habit, or at least I do. I know when I am in the habit of gratitude, things seem so much easier, lighter, more joyful.
If I could rename my project of several years ago, I would call it a Joy Journal rather than a Happiness Journal, because Happiness is fleeting while Joy can be found even in the darkest of times.
I figured you might be wondering about why I left a great corporate job and the reasons that job was “leaving other parts of me unsatisfied”. That’s kind of a dramatic statement, isn’t it?