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Finding Joy During COVID-19

How do daily headlines of COVID-19 affect our mental health? How can we find moments of joy in the midst of stressful times?

The CDC has posted online several ways to “Be Kind to Your Mind” online. Meanwhile, Steve Wilson, a Clinical Psychologist and “Joyologist,” and President of the World Laughter Tour, and Principal of the Laughter Arts and Sciences Foundation, shares six daily practices to help us de-stress every day.

He explains how:

Mondays are for Compliments, Tuesdays are for flexibility, Wednesdays are for Gratitude, Thursday are for Kindness, Fridays are for Forgiveness, and weekends are for Chocolate.

Learn more about Steve’s work at

Photo credit: Diana Pierce, Minneapolis Farmer’s Market

Diana Pierce