When we are joyful, we are more likely to experience a fulfilling and productive life.  Joyfulness is an attractive quality, and people will be drawn to our positivity and cheer.  Joyfulness increases our likability, making it easier for us to develop and maintain relationships.  Others will be inspired by our enthusiasm, which means our influence will have power to positively affect our families, friends, and coworkers.

Choosing joy will also help us to be less stressed and more focused.  We will not be discouraged by momentary problems or afflictions because being optimistic allows us to think creatively as we develop solutions.  When we are joyful, we have a positive outlook on life, which helps us to handle roadblocks and allows us to focus on and fully experience the joy of each moment.

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