The Robins were singing when I stepped outside. I listened attentively, first to them, and then to all of the sounds around me. My shoes touching the stones, an airplane soaring above, the wind passing by. Each sound brought me to a deeper state of calm. Listening holds the gift of peace.

Time invested: nothing extra

Cost: free

Time I feel joyful: when I give every sound I hear my full attention

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About Daily Joy

Inner peace is my goal. I am humbled by the possibility of helping others experience joy, through the stillness of yoga, a beautifully designed home, the art of fashion, or words on a page. Here I will share thoughts, words, images, concepts, products, and events that bring joy into my life, in the hopes of adding joy to yours.


Joanne King