Some rules for keeping and fostering joy are: (These are sent out by Karl Moore who has now put his 18 rules for happiness into a 99 cent Kindle booklet, but I am giving you an idea here. He said:
Eventually, I put the rules together into a book -- The 18 Rules of Happiness. Buy it on the Kindle for 99c here.
Stop Feeling Sorry for Yourself!
Self-pity is the very worst kind of emotion. It destroys everything around itself, and leaves you feeling powerless. Stop being the victim, stop feeling sorry for yourself – and be happy.
Rule #2 – Be Grateful
The world is so fast-paced that we’re rarely grateful of its gifts. Think of all the things you’re grateful for right now: family, health, home, everything. Spend time being grateful each day – and be happy.
Rule #3 – Say Yes More
We each say “No!” way too often. Try saying “Yes!” more to all of life’s experiences. Don’t fight the river’s current. Say “Yes!” more to emotions, situations, social invitations – and be happy.
Rule #4 – Follow Your Bliss
In life, we often find ourselves half-way up a ladder we don’t want to climb, rather than at the bottom of one we do. What do you really want to be? Follow your own bliss – and be happy.
Rule #5 – Learn to Let Go
Emotions often hold us back from true happiness