Joyful Mind

Practice Keeping a Happy and Sound Mind

  • #Genocide and #ForcedSeparation of Native children from parents created this confusion. The president makes fun of it.
    The brutal colonial legacy of attempts to remove people from their culture and way of life. How can no one understand that this would one day lead to people like Sen. Warren being confused over her own ancestry?
  • Don’t tell Colin Kaepernick not to kneel
    This Nike situation reminds me… Very recently, my niece decided to not stand for the pledge along with everyone else at her school during her senior year. She did it for some time to see what would happen. She noticed that no one said boo to her. However, shortly before she started doing it, a student ...
  • Immigration: My ancestors did it “legally”
    Assuming you are not descended from enslaved Africans or survivors of the genocide of the natives, when most of your ancestors were coming into the united states the requirements were not as stringent. If you trace back before the late 1880’s immigration was quite lax and dependent on the mood and needs of the nation. Bear ...
  • Turn Off the Lights
    If you can’t bear to put down the mobile device or shut down your computer late at night, you may be affecting your overall health. Nowadays, a large majority of adults and children have electronic devices in the spaces where they sleep. Over the past decade, studies have concluded that the chances of adversely affecting the ...
  • Seek and You Shall Find
    What are you looking for? It’s right in front of you. All that you are, is a result of your seeking. Sometimes we say we are dissatisfied with what is in front of us without realizing this. Pain lets us know what to move away from, but as you are moving away, what are you looking ...
  • Curate Your Joy!
    Curators are people who assemble collections for themselves or others to enjoy. Exceptional curators are always in demand because they do more than throw like things together with no thought of arrangement, presentation, or the gradual unfolding of wonders. Exceptional curators seem to have an instinctive knack for sniffing out just the right items, always on ...