Episode 41 of It’s About Time is all about J – O – Y. Joy.
Joy is defined as a feeling of great pleasure and happiness, but it’s oh so much more than that.
And today’s guest, Abbie Mirata is here to give us the why’s, what’s, and most importantly the HOWs of choosing JOY in our lives.
Oh yes – experiencing joy – like everything else in our lives – is a choice. You always have a choice. Couldn’t you use just a little more joy in your life?
About Abbie Mirata
The road from teen mom to VP to non-profit founder isn’t a straight one, but Abbie drew from her experiences to help others focus on cultivating joy and finding the light they give from within themselves, each and every day. She brings her quick-witted humor, personal challenges and relentless positivity to every interaction, workshop and engagement.
Abbie is a trainer, speaker and business owner. She is the founder of the nonprofit Kyndly, on the Board of Directors for Compassion It and the Co-Owner of a brick and mortar business. Abbie is focused on impacting people, creating community and building a kinder world. She is a former head of sales operations and training for a multi-billion dollar public company and VP of People and Culture for a successful startup tech company.
In today’s conversation with Abbie, she reveals
How she relies on technology to stay organized while leading a nonprofit, running a small business, staying on top of her consulting work, managing a calendar of speaking engagements and spending time with her family
Her secret? Keeping things as simple as possible.
Abbie also dives into the importance of making joy a habit in our day-to-day lives, and explains the key differences between joy and happiness.
Finally – Abbie shares 5 simple ways that you can strengthen your ability to choose joy – starting today – and every day morning forward.
STAY IN TOUCH WITH ABBIE
Facebook: Abbie Mirata
Abbie’s Nonprofit Kyndly, Inc.: LiveKyndly.com
Kyndly on Facebook: Kyndly, Inc.
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TOOLS & RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE
Handwrytten – The app Abbie uses to send handwritten notes.
Apple’s Notes App – Abbie’s go-to for organizing her thoughts and ideas
Apple’s Reminders App – Abbie’s trusted tool for tracking to-do’s