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  • Writer's pictureHanni Berger CEO JOYVIAL

Going From Labor to JOY

Did you take the journey with us? Did you, in just 4 weeks move from a life that feels like 'labor' to a life that is filled with purpose and moments of JOY? In our 4th year celebrating JOY Day, we developed a 4-week easy-to-follow plan leading up to JOY Day, October 7th, 2022. Each week focused on a new set of habits that led you to living a happier life.

If you missed it you can still go back and do it all…for free, just keep reading! Okay, let’s rewind so I can catch you up on everything.

What is JOY Day?

JOY Day is…

  • JOYVIAL’s annual inspiration to help you activate your own abilities to bring more JOY into your life.

  • A community of like-minded people coming together all seeking to live a more JOYful life.

  • A celebration of the progress you have made in the weeks leading up to JOY Day, the first Friday in October (this year October 7th). Celebrate the steps you have taken to become a happier person by having implemented new proven wellness habits into your life.

How we move you from "Labor to JOY"

…and you still can right now! Just continue reading.

As said, each week focuses on a new set of habits that lead you to living a happier life. Here is what you’ll find when you go back to our favorite social media channels.

Without having a clear direction of what great looks like in your life, the rest of the world will always fill in every minute of your life with their needs. Create a vision to regain control and to start thinking differently about your desires to find JOY.

Go back to social media posts from the week of September 5th, to…

  1. Find motivation to move from a life of labor to a life full of JOY.

  2. Become clear about what you want out of life so you can start getting excited about what lies ahead.

  3. Get introduced to two different ways to create your vision of you living your healthiest, most JOYful life.

One posts you may have missed:

While your goals today may sound uninspiring and even daunting, we will help you translate them into something that will inspire you.

Read this blog to learn one important question you should ask yourself again and again and again.

Week 2: The Power of Gratitude

Practicing gratitude on a daily basis is one of the fastest ways for you to think positive more often.

Go back to social media posts from the week of September 14th to…

  1. Learn how gratitude changes your brain for the better

  2. Learn important techniques to make sure you get the most out of your daily new habit.

One posts you may have missed:

We call it a gratitude “practice” because it is like every other muscle in your body you need to train.

The trick is to not just rattle off the lists of things you are grateful for but rather to take a minute to truly consider why.

Physically feel that emotion around your heart area and imagine sending this feeling out into the world.

Week 3: Stress Reducing Techniques

Without you managing your stress levels none of your other goals will likely be achieved. Something will always come in between. Not to even mention that stress literally makes you sick to the point of disease. Whatever your motivation is to reduce stress in your life, start making a change towards inner peace.

Go back to social media posts from the week of September 21st to…

  1. Learn why it’s so important to deal with stress

  2. Get a slew of tips that will reduce your stress and quickly calm down your mind.

One post you may have missed:

“One question I have found helpful is to ask myself "Is it mine?" If it's not, I can walk with another, encouraging and offering support without carrying the responsibility of their situation.

Helping executives make this distinction has freed up their energy and attention to better care for themselves.”

~ JOYVIAL health coach Lisa

Week 4: Random Acts of Kindness

Can kindness to others make you more JOYful? Yes! Go back to social media posts from the week of September 28th to…

  1. Learn why random acts of kindness make you just as happy as the other person.

  2. Hear inspirational stories.

  3. Get 3 easy opportunities to practice small random acts of kindness so you can feel instant gratification and JOY.

One posts you may have missed:

Right now, text someone you love. Tell them "Good morning! I'm thinking of you". And, if you feel comfortable, also let that person know why you love them.

That will get their day and yours started with a big smile!

Go ahead. Who will you text?

Did you miss any part of our 4-week easy-to-follow-along plan? Go back right now and dive into this clear, easy to digest content that will help you make changes to your life today. To do so, click on any of our social media channels, whichever one you tend to check often and click ‘Follow’ or ‘Like’. Then scroll back to each week’s content.

If you are looking for guidance from a professional executive health coach so also you can start living your healthiest, most JOYful life, click the 'Contact' button in the top right corner or simply send us an email to to schedule your free discovery session.

For all the latest health and wellness tips and to get inspired, following along with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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