Based on a national "joy study," here is a workshop
leader's 28-day blueprint to greater happiness broken down into
three remarkable steps.
Is it possible to study what creates joy in our lives-and to
break down the results into a believable, achievable program for
inner fulfillment? Mechanical engineer, corporate manager, and
motivational coach Jacqueline Kelm discovered that the answer is
yes-and she shares her results in The Joy of Appreciative
One day while preparing for a speech before a local spiritual
community, Kelm experienced a breakthrough. She found a simple way
of integrating all the principles of positive-thinking philosophies
into three basic exercises. These three steps to lasting,
meaningful joy require less than five minutes a day, plus fifteen
minutes on the weekends. Her workshop audiences were astounded.
Realizing that she was onto something, Kelm designed a study to
see how these exercises would work for different kinds of people.
Using a cross section of adults around the United States, Kelm's
"joy study" showed that after twenty-eight days, 97 percent of
participants assessed themselves to be significantly happier. Even
more remarkable, participants in the study continued to feel
happier even six months afterward.
Just three exercises in twenty-eight days? It sounds so simple
because author Jacqueline Kelm makes it simple. The book will
highlight exactly how and why these exercises work.
The Joy of Appreciative Living transforms complexity,
insight, and years of trial into one focused, high-powered program
of daily practice that can make all the difference in your