Breathe: The Stress Less Podcast

Breathe: The Stress Less Podcast

Bonnie Gray

How to Choose Joy If You’re Stressed Out - Ep. 31

July 11, 2022   ●   19 min

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We all want to feel joy, but how can you choose joy, if you’re too stressed to know how? Why is choosing joy so difficult and how can we overcome the resistance to choosing joy? Bonnie shares her soul care tips on choosing joy, even when you’re not in the mood. She also shares how to encourage others to join you to choose joy in a positive way, that doesn’t guilt others or pressure them. You’ll learn practical ways to stop ruminating thoughts from keeping you from choosing joy with Jesus!

Scripture: “I have told you these things so that My joy may be in you and your joy may be complete” - John 15:11

Soul Care Tip & Scientific Research: The “Environment” criteria for Joy Index Project, Color Therapy of Yellow, Power of Engaging 5 Senses.


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