Institute Director Janice Marturano, Author at Institute for Mindful Leadership

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Mindfulness and the Two Sides of Joy

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I have been noticing that the word “joy” appears in the most interesting places at this time of year. I have seen it boldly hanging over my head in a packed mall. I have seen it as part of seasonal commercials for all types of products, and I have even seen it in neon lights at a local gas station. Yet, there is little connection between the meaning of joy and the way it appears.

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Wrapping Up What Matters

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Discounts, cyber sales, one day specials, season’s hottest gifts… all words that can draw us into a frenzied holiday season at the end of the year. And while offering someone a gift can be joyous and heart-warming, it can also be stressful and leave us feeling empty inside. So, what makes it feel one way rather than the other?

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