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How a Joy List Can Make You More Productive

December 18, 2023 Lisa Zawrotny Episode 188
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How a Joy List Can Make You More Productive
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Among the many things I wish for you, joy is at the top of the list. It may seem obvious why, but there is so much more to it than your happiness and, unsurprisingly, productivity is part of it. When you integrate more joy into your daily routine, you not only experience pleasure and positive emotions, but you give your brain and body a much-needed break from stress and monotony. These breaks enhance your focus and problem-solving, making joy a catalyst for enhanced productivity. This week, episode 188 of the Positively Living Podcast is about how a Joy List can make you more productive!

In this episode of the Positively Living Podcast, I encourage you to make a list of everything, big or small, that brings you joy in life (your Joy List) and I give you the steps needed to use that list and easily integrate more joy into your life. 

I cover the following topics:

  • Research based evidence that shows how positive emotions are linked to your success, both personally and professionally.
  • What a Joy List is and how to quickly create your own.
  • How keeping a Joy List is the key to accessing your joy, even in times it feels difficult.
  • Using your Joy List as a personalized self-care guide to recharge and nourish yourself, paying attention to the positive changes that come from it. 

Do not underestimate the power of joy. Seeking it is not a frivolous pursuit to be seen as optional, it’s a strategic tool for living your best life. 

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How a Joy List Can Make You More Productive
Joy is a virtue that involves thoughts, feelings, and actions, and is connected to growth, connection, and values.
Joy can enhance performance, teamwork, and personal success, but can be challenging in survival mode or when dealing with grief.
Your joy list helps to recharge, nourish, and energize yourself through self-care and stress management.
Lisa Zawrotny encourages listeners to prioritize joy for productivity and fulfillment.

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