Step Away From Your Smart Phone

I talked a bit about my desire to go back to my flip phone days, but I’ve been thinking a lot about why that is. Sure, saving money sounds fantastic, but there’s more to it: my biggest issue with cell phones is that they take you out of the momentContinue reading

7 Non-Fiction Books You Need to Read Yesterday

As you can probably tell from the title of this blog, I’m always looking to improve myself. I want to know if the things that I’m doing, or eating, thinking, or drinking are making me better or are doing me harm. My favorite way to really delve into something is to get a book or 17 from the library. These are the books I’ve stumbled upon that have absolutely, irrevocably changed my life for the better! Continue reading

Hello and Welcome to J Seeks Joy!

Thank you for being here! This transition has been a long time coming and I’m excited to chronicle every step of this adventure. I have a lot of great ideas brewing (book reviews, inspiration from all corners of the earth, random acts of kindness, practicing self care, gratitude journaling, getting back in touch with optimism, developing my sense of resilience and vulnerability, mindfulness, meditation, yoga, and so much more!) and I’m hoping to not only change the way I see, well, everything, but to inspire my readers and followers too! Like I mentioned in my About Me page, I have a lot of work to do and there’s no time to waste! Thank you for following and I look forward to sharing this journey with you, wherever it may take me! I’ll leave you with a quote, since quotes/affirmations are my ab. So. Lute favorite. If it scares you it might be a good thing to try