The best part of life…

“The best part of life is not just surviving, but thriving with passion and compassion and humor and style and generosity and kindness.” — Maya Angelou

Afternoon jumping joy photo with Kimberly Dean and Julian Guderley!

Fun jumping joy at the skate bowl in North Vancouver BC Canada.

Have an awesome day!

Go forward with courage…

“Go forward with courage… When you are in doubt, be still, and wait; when doubt no longer exist for you, then go forward with courage. So long as mists envelop you, be still; be still until the sunlight pours through and dispels the mist-as it surely will. Then act with courage.” – Ponca Chief White Eagle

Jump for joy photo of the day – Yep, it’s my mom – Thais Sewell! September 30, 2013

My mom jumping for joy at Spanish Banks Beach, Vancouver BC Canada.

Have fantastic day!

grow brave by reflection…

“I respect those who smile in trouble, gather strength from distress and grow brave by reflection.” – Leonardo da Vinci

Afternoon jumping joy photo with Tony Butler!

Jumping joy by a statue in Griffith Park in Los Angeles, California.

Have a wonderful day!

Jump for joy photo of the day – Sierra Tasi-Baker! September 29, 2013

Stunning jump atop a small bridge in North Vancouver, BC Canada.

Enjoy your day!

the height of laughter…

“At the height of laughter the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities.” – Jean Housten

Afternoon jump for joy photo with Taraneh King!

Jumping around and playing in the rain on a street corner in Mount Pleasant, Vancouver BC Canada.

Have a splendid day!

the gift of finding joy everywhere…

“There are souls in this world which have the gift of finding joy everywhere and of leaving it behind them when they go.” – Fredrick Faber

Jump for joy photo of the day – Zen! September 29, 2013

Amazing height! Jumping joy at Coal Harbour in Vancouver BC Canada.

Have a great day!

see your dream come to fruition…

“You don’t need a ton of resources to see your dream come to fruition. You just need a vision and the willingness to work hard. Remember that some of the most successful companies started in basements, so don’t discount your idea just because you don’t know how to implement it yet.” – Unknown

Afternoon jumping joy photo with Karen Porter!

Lovely jumping joy in an ally way in East Vancouver, BC Canada.

Have a wonderful day!

make a positive impact in someone else’s life… @marcandangel

“When you make a positive impact in someone else’s life, you also make a positive impact in your own life. Do something that’s greater than you – something that helps someone else to be happy or to suffer less. I promise, it will be an extremely rewarding experience. And your small gesture just might touch a wound that only kindness can heal.” – Marc and Angel Hack Life

Jump for joy photo of the day – Brooke Leifso! September 27, 2013

Sweet jumping joy in Vancouvers down town streets.

Have a great day!

You were created for joy…

“Joy is your destiny. You were created for joy. Pay attention to what brings you joy and take joyful actions daily.” – Ockuly

Newsletter Archive Featuring Jessica Carter from July 8, 2013

In case you missed it the first time around, Newsletter Archive Featuring Jessica Carter from July 8, 2013


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the attitude you bring to life…

“Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens.” 
- Kahlil Gibran

Jump for joy photo of the day – Sasha Byrnes! September 26, 2013

Joyfully squashing the little people in the background.. hehe playing around in a field in Stanley Park – Vancouver BC Canada.

Have a fabulous day!

the great affair is to move…

“For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” — Robert Louis Stevenson

Afternoon jumping joy photo with Sergio Osuna! @osuna_sergio

Jumping for joy in the arch of the Burrard Street Bridge in Vancouver BC Canada.

Enjoy your day!

a bit of magic waiting somewhere…

“I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.” – 
J. B. Priestly

Jump for joy photo of the day – Bella Eales! September 25, 2013

Beautiful jumping joy along the sea wall in Yaletown in Vancouver BC Canada.

Have a super fun day!

go on more adventures…

“I just wanna go on more adventures. Be around good energy. Connect with people. Learn new things. Grow.” — Kid Cudi

Afternoon jumping joy photo with Melissa Demmers!

Some lovely jumping joy along the streets in Kitsilano, BC Canada.

look upon events with some perspective…

“Though we can’t always see it at the time, if we look upon events with some perspective, we see things always happen for our best interests. We are always being guided in a way better than we know ourselves.” – Swami Satchidanand

Jump for joy photo of the day – Dennys Ilic! September 24, 2013 @Dennydenn

Fun jumping joy adventures in Deep Cove, BC Canada with @Dennydenn. And of course, some yummy Honey’s Doughnuts for desert 🙂

Have a fantastic day!

the capacity to feel deeply…

“Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life…”
 – Storm Jameson

Afternoon jumping joy photo with Ken Lardizabal!

Jumping for joy along the cliffs of the South Shore of Kauai, Hawaii… just before the rain started to pour.

Have a fabulous day!

taking us down new paths…

“We keep moving forward, opening new doors and doing new things. Our curiosity keeps taking us down new paths.” – Walt Disney

Jump for joy photo of the day – Yuri B! September 23, 2013

Jumping for joy right over Science World in Vancouver, BC Canada.

Have a splendid day!

be quick to love and make haste to be kind…

“Life is short, and we do not have much time to gladden the hearts of those who travel with us, so be quick to love and make haste to be kind.” – 
Henri-Frédéric Amie

Happy Birthday jump for joy to Alicia! September 22, 2013

Wishing a very Happy Birthday jump for joy to my sweet niece Alicia!

Have a fantastic day!

all the care and kindness and understanding and love…

“Extend to each person, no matter how trivial the contact, all the care and kindness and understanding and love that you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.” – Og Mandino

Jump for joy photo of the day – Maninder Dhaliwal! September 22, 2013

Jumping for joy in the Tradeworks workshop in Vancouver, BC Canada.

Have a wonderful day!

wish someone joy…

“When you wish someone joy, you wish them peace, love, prosperity, happiness… all the good things.” – Maya Angelou

Afternoon jumping joy photo with Makenzie Chilton!

Jumping for joy with her red balloons in Gastown, Vancouver BC Canada.

Have a super fun day!

the things that really satisfy us…

“Most of the things that we desire in life are expensive. But truth is that the things that really satisfy us are absolutely free: love, joy and laughter.” – Vivek Kumar

Jump for joy photo of the day – Max and Dan! September 21, 2013

Jumping joy at Whytecliff Park BC Canada.

Have a great day!

Live, travel, adventure, bless…

“Live, travel, adventure, bless, and don’t be sorry.” ― Jack Kerouac

Afternoon jumping joy photo with Karen Porter!

Jumping for joy beside a painted rainbow in East Vancouver BC Canada.

the point of unbridled joy…

“Find the thing that stirs your heart and make room for it. Life is about the development of self to the point of unbridled joy.” – Joan Chittister

Self-portrait Jump for joy photo of the day – Me by me :) (Eyoälha)

Self-portrait photo by Eyoälha Baker http://www.jumpforjoyphotoproject.com

Self-portrait photo by Eyoälha Baker http://www.jumpforjoyphotoproject.com

Having fun playing around in paradise.. jumping for joy on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Have a wonderful day!

power is within… @LouiseHay

“The power is within you.” – Louise Hay

Newsletter Archive Featuring Paula Robinson from July 1, 2013

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what was the most fun time in your life…

“…ask yourself who those people you admire are and why you admire them, and then ask yourself what was the most fun time in your life. The answers to these questions, when seen, heard, and felt, provide us with an open doorway into our mission, our destiny, our purpose.” – Thom Hartmann

Jump for joy photo of the day – Jaxon Howell! September 19, 2013

Having fun playing around and jumping for joy with some colourful characters in the background 🙂

Have a spectacular day!

the courage to press on to your destination…

“All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.” ~ E. Nightingale

Afternoon jumping joy with Jessica Carter!

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Beautiful jumping joy at Ambleside Beach in West Vancouver BC Canada.

Have a wonderful day!

create your own ‪legend…

“You are the story teller of your own ‪life, and you can create your own ‪legend…” – Isabel Allende