Jump for Joy – a guest blog by Colline Kook-Chun

I came across this wonderful Jump for Joy post written by Colline Kook-Chun and she kindly gave me permission to … More

Jumping to conclusions, jumping out the window or jumping for joy?

Today I am happy to share this wonderful guest post by Arminda Arsoi, a positive psychotherapy consultant from Romania. Enjoy! … More

Set a goal to achieve something…

“Set a goal to achieve something that is so big, so exhilarating that it excites you and scares you at … More

All who have accomplished great things…

“All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was … More

fun around every corner…

“This is my wish for you: peace of mind, prosperity through the year, happiness that multiplies, health for you and … More

in each moment of our lives…

“Most of us fail to realize the tremendous potential that lies before us in each moment of our lives. Every … More

anything is possible…

“I have realized, that anything is possible, if you like who you are and what you do. Yes, anything is … More

discover yourself to be a greater person…

“When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bonds: Your mind transcends … More

choose a goal that is important to you…

“One of the most essential things you need to do for yourself is to choose a goal that is important … More

Happiness comes with practice…

“Feeling unsatisfied is not a problem but a habit. Happiness comes with practice. Use your creative power…Intend enjoyment.” Doña Esra

determine where you can go…

“Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.” – 
Nido Qubein

the core of existence…

“…joy is the core of existence, the motive power of every living being… it is the need of one’s body … More

The best day of your life…

“The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies … More

Life is about…

“…Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s … More

To make progress…

“To make progress, we need to be able to imagine alternative realities, and not just any old reality but a … More

every day you get to wake up and breathe is a gift…

“LIVE now! Go travel, express yourself, break your fears, dream big, forgive, apologize, do something amazing for someone else, use … More

You are good enough…

“You are good enough, smart enough, beautiful enough, strong enough. Believe it and STOP letting insecurity run your life.” – … More

time for those things that you enjoy…

“…taking time for those things that you enjoy you build your own strength, boost your self-esteem, and give yourself a … More

positive energy to everything…

“Enthusiasm makes life more vibrant, more alive, more fulfilling. Enthusiasm makes you more effective, more fun to be around, more … More

laugh, play, and have fun…

“The ability to laugh, play, and have fun with others not only makes life more enjoyable but also helps you … More

choose to have fun…

“Recent research has shown us that when we take the time to relax and play, we will become healthier, happier, … More

lasting health is JOY…

“One of the keys to lasting health is JOY!” – Susan Smith Jones, Ph.D

joy is pure energy…

“Joy gives you the power, motivation and confidence to achieve things that otherwise seem too difficult to attempt. Better than … More


A great pool of energy…

“Love yourself … accept yourself … be yourself. 
These qualities will create for the first time 
an individual whose inner … More

flow with it…

“Life is always changing and expanding. You can choose to resist it or flow with it, but the latter will … More

Motivation is…

“Motivation is the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal and elicits, controls, and sustains … More

meditates upon good thoughts…

“The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.” – Confucius

Keep your thoughts positive…

“Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior. … More

believe in ourselves…

“Once we believe in ourselves we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight or any experience” – e. e. Cummings

life you’re proud of…

”…live a life you’re proud of. If you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start … More

keep growing in all areas of life…

“The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life – mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as … More

Laughter is the Best Medicine…

“Humor is infectious. The sound of roaring laughter is far more contagious than any cough, sniffle, or sneeze. When laughter … More

Inventive genius…

“Inventive genius requires pleasurable mental activity as a condition for its vigorous exercise.” – Alfred North Whitehead

leap with all your heart…

“Lift yourself up – push yourself forward – leap with all your heart.” – Eyoälha

where you want to go…

“Trusting your intuition means tuning in as deeply as you can to the energy you feel, following that energy moment … More

How would your life be different…

“How would your life be different if… You stopped focusing on what you didn’t want and started focusing on what … More

express an emotion…

“Just seeing someone express an emotion can evoke that mood in you,” Dr. Cacciopo said. “This dance of moods goes … More

just play

“Let courage burst though. Push up, stretch out, jump out of the haze. For a moment, just play. Absorb the … More

Movement is a medicine…

“Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person’s physical, emotional, and mental states.” ~ Carol Welch

a vivid passion for life…

“A creative, passionate spark burns within you Let the wild breath of the wind, rush through you. Ignite a fire … More

that which inspires you…

“You must put all your energy into that which inspires you, for this will be the catalyst that ignites your … More

if you’re alive…

“…if you’re alive, you got to flap your arms and legs, you got to jump around a lot, you got … More

know joy…

“May your walls know joy; May every room hold laughter and every window open to great possibility.” – Maryanne Radmacher-Hershey

The opportunity for fun… Quote

“Don’t keep trying to go outside yourself searching for something that’s fun. It’s not out there anywhere. It’s inside. The … More

Fun feels good :)

I love to laugh and have fun. It seems pretty obvious to me that fun must be good for us, … More

a mental picture… Quote

“Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously and never … More

jump over the hurdles… Quotes

“You have to find something that you love enough to be able to take risks, jump over the hurdles and … More

Play energizes.. Quote

“Play energizes us and enlivens us. It eases our burdens. It renews our natural sense of optimism and opens us … More

active bodies and minds – Quote

“Photography suits the temper of this age – of active bodies and minds. It is a perfect medium for one … More

Jumping over the “Upper Limit”

Jumping is a perfect metaphor for life. Those ups and downs, ebbs and flows we all encounter learning, loving and … More

Jumping self-portrait… finding GRATITUDE in unexpected circumstances

As I was playing around taking jumping self-portraits in Berlin, Germany, I landed wrong and sprained my ankle. It was … More