Share Your Joy!

Help create a global library of joy-isms. Contribute to a collection of joyful experiences caught briefly in words or images, submitted and shared for the sole purpose of increasing joy on the planet. (Photos on this site and the submissions below may be helpful examples.)

How to recognize true joy? You’ll know it by the burst of lightness coming from your heart in the present moment, uplifting but hard to catch and hold onto. Creativity can do it though. And playfulness. Both are encouraged and in the process you’re bound to discover more and more of what brings you joy.

Writings & Images of Joy

The sound of children on a playground, 

Springtime frogs at dusk croaking for mates…

Hummingbirds buzzing around a feeder… 

The smell of hot pizza…

– Liza Michaelson, USA

A flock of sandpipers in flight in sunlight
– Roberta Meilleur, Canada


Snorkeling in coral reefs!! 


Red Sunsets! 

Shooting stars!

– Liza Michaelson, USA

Sensory systems 

seriously titillated

by a breeze through the

shimmying Aspens

– Roberta Meilleur, Canada

Photo: Roberta Meilleur
Photo: Roberta Meilleur
Photo: Roberta Meilleur

Share Your Joy!

Submit this form to share your joy in writing or photography. We will share your joy with everyone on this page!

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Note: As much as our children and grandchildren bring joy to our lives, photos of them won’t be included in the library for protective reasons. But do take note of the joy they bring.

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