Find the thing that stirs your heart…

“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

Lorena Ponis @Lolo_Jewellery #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Jan. 31, 2015

Gorgeous jumping joy through splinters of light in down town Vancouver.

Have a wonderful day, get out and play!


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choose what will occupy our minds…

“We have the ability to choose … We can choose what will occupy our minds, and how we will act.” – Kathy Kalina

Keaton Soros #jumpforjoy photo of the day! Jan. 30, 2015

A massive high kick jump for joy on the beach near Burrard Bridge. Some pretty powerful energy there!

Have fun today!


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Joy is a decision…

“Joy is a decision, a really brave one, about how you are going to respond to Life.” – Wess Stafford

#TBT Newsletter Archive Featuring Kristal Barrett-Stuart from September 9, 2014

Enjoy the Newsletter Archive Featuring Kristal Barrett-Stuart from September 9, 2014 pictured here jumping with her lovely mother Diane Barrett.

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we are all affecting the world every moment…

“Remember, we are all affecting the world every moment, whether we mean to or not. Our actions and states of mind matter, because we’re so deeply interconnected with one another. Working on our own consciousness is the most important thing that we are doing at any moment, and being love is the supreme creative act.” – Ram Dass

Kelly Wong @kellyyhwong #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Jan. 28, 2015

The amazing Kelly Wong! Jumping for joy in Yaletown on a fall day in Vancouver.

May your day be full of marvellousness!


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Keep your minds open…

“We will not know where all our opportunities will come from. Sometimes they come from exactly the place we had hoped for and at other times they come from an unexpected source. Keep your minds open. Do the right things to prepare yourself to recognize the opportunities of new and exciting ventures. An opportunity not recognized is not really an opportunity at all.” – Troy Flourishing Life Society

Kelsey Grant @RadSelfLove @KelseyGMusic #jumpforjooyphoto of the day! Jam. 27, 2015

The absolutely beautiful Kelsey Grant jumping for joy on a bright sunny winters day in Vancouver. Feel the love.

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Great people do things before they’re ready…

“Great people do things before they’re ready. They do things before they know they can do it. And by doing it, they’re proven right. Because, I think there’s something inside of you — and inside of all of us — when we see something and we think, “I think I can do it, I think I can do it. But I’m afraid to.” Bridging that gap, doing what you’re afraid of, getting out of your comfort zone, taking risks like that — THAT is what life is. And I think you might be really good. You might find out something about yourself that’s special. And if you’re not good, who cares? You tried something. Now you know something about yourself. Now you know. A mystery is solved. So, I think you should just give it a try. Just inch yourself out of that back line. Step into life. Courage. Risks. Yes. Go. Now.” — Amy Poehler

Richard Diamond #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Jan. 26, 2015

A hike and jump for joy in the beauty of Kauai, Hawaii. Perfect day to jump for joy!

Have a fun day today 🙂


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Elizabeth Jarosz @elizabethjarosz #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Jan. 25, 2015

Looking fabulous Jumping for Joy at LAX.

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Qelsey Zeeper @QelseyZeeper #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Jan. 24, 2015

Having a fun shoot, being silly and playing around 🙂 Jump for Joy!

Have a magnificent day!


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Life isn’t a straight line… @marcandangel

“Life isn’t a straight line. There isn’t one right path for you or anyone else. And there isn’t a set timeline of milestones.” – Marc and Angel

Maneli Nourbakhsh #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Jan. 23, 2015

Sweet jump at the end of hiking to Quarry Rock in Deep Cove.

Enjoy your day!

I know it will be absolutely breathtaking…

“I don’t know what lies ahead for you, but I know it will be absolutely breathtaking. You’ll never expect it to happen, and you’ll never think you could feel so wonderful. When you go through it, you’ll be glad you stuck around.” – Noor Shirazie

Klara Jahrig @KJahrig #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Jan. 22, 2015

Feeling free and jumping for joy in the beautiful sunshine at English Bay beach, Vancouver.

Have a fabulous day!


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beware of your character for it becomes your destiny… @DVF

“Beware of your thoughts for they become words, beware of your words for they become actions, beware of your actions for they become habits, beware of your habits for they become character, beware of your character for it becomes your destiny.” ― Diane Von Furstenberg

Marc Telio #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Jan. 21, 2015

Jumping for joy over Vancouver city, paddle in hand.

Enjoy your day, get out and play!


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when you can see what you have…

“When you are grateful – when you can see what you have – you unlock blessings to flow in your life.” – Suze Orman

Maryann Treffers #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Jan. 20, 2015

Jumping joy on on a cloudy day in Vancouver, every day it’s fun to play.

Have a spectacular day!


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Make a note of everything that inspires you…

“Push your own motivational buttons… From now on, make it a personal commitment to notice everything that pushes your buttons. Make a note of everything that inspires you. That’s your control panel. Those buttons operate your whole system of personal motivation.” – Steve Chandler

Sunny Lenarduzzi @SunnyLenarduzzi #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Jan. 19, 2015

Playing on the dock in Coal harbour with the fabulously fun Sunny Lenarduzzi. Jump for joy!

Have a super fun day!


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You have a large amount of unrealized potential… @ralphmarston #jumpforjoyphoto

“You have a large amount of unrealized potential. Choose today, right now, to begin fulfilling more of that great potential.” — Ralph Marston

Mahmoud Hayek #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Jan. 18, 2015

A pit stop jump for joy session at a local surfing area in Kauai, Hawaii with Mahmoud.

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Life is pure adventure… @DrMayaAngelou #jumpforjoyphoto

“Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.” – Maya Angelou

Erica Britney Fremeau @LOTBstudio #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Jan. 17, 2015

Taking advantage of a gorgeous sunny winter day, perfect reason to jump for joy 🙂

Have a fantastic day!

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laugh at your awkward tendencies and smile…

“Falling in love with yourself is as beautiful as any experience of love is. It’s learning to laugh at your awkward tendencies and smile at all your quirky habits. It’s learning to be grateful for the many sides you have – confident, crazy, shy, sexy, nerdy, angry, weird, and all the rest of them. It is realizing that you’re one of a kind and that you deserve to give the world the best person you can be. Falling in love with yourself is being happy in your life and knowing that in this one moment in time, you’re beautiful simply because you are you.” – Kovie Biakolo

Bristol Baughan @BristolBaughan #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Jan. 16, 2015

Jumping for joy along the Venice Canals in LA with the beautiful and fun Bristol Baughan 🙂

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do the things that no one can imagine…

“Sometimes it is the people no one imagines anything of who do the things that no one can imagine.” – Joan Clarke

River #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Jan. 15, 2015

I adore this sweet jumping joy boy, jumping around with the trees in North Vancouver.

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Have just a little fun today…

“If you have just a little fun today, it’s a sign that maybe the future will hold even more fun for you. Fun isn’t just fun – it’s hope.” – Linda Richman

Tarcisio Itikawa #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Jan. 14, 2015

High jumps of joy in the warm summer sunshine at Kitsilano Beach.. sure missing the summer in vancouver right now 🙂

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hear and follow your calling… @IamSteveCurtis

“The sharpest sword goes through the hottest fires. Life isn’t worth living unless you hear and follow your calling and find your true potential. On the side of every thing you fear is, YOU. The real you; the you that moves mountains and lives in world where anything is possible.” – Steve Curtis

Samantha Gray #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Jan. 13, 2015

Flying through the air, big jumping joy in the UBC Endowment Lands, Vancouver.

Enjoy your day, get out and play.


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BEST PUBLIC ART IN VANCOUVER IN 2014 @vancitybuzz @SquashBlossom @muralityart

I was pretty excited to come across this article: BEST PUBLIC ART IN VANCOUVER IN 2014 by Lindsay William-Ross which includes the Vancouver Jump for Joy Photo Mural thanks to my lovely friend Amalia Liapis founder of Murality.org who invited me to create the mural 🙂

Vancouver Jump for Joy Photo Mural /  Murality included in top 10 Best Public Art in Vancouver list - VanCity Buzz

Vancouver Jump for Joy Photo Mural / Murality included in top 10 Best Public Art in Vancouver list – VanCity Buzz

Rejoice, for your soul is alive…

“If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things in nature have a message you understand, Rejoice, for your soul is alive.” – Eleanora Duse

Caolaidhe Lundy @caolaidhe #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Jan. 10, 2015

Caolaidhe having great fun and looking effortlessly gorgeous jumping around in Coal Harbour, Vancouver.

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what is really important to you? @marcandangel

“Live your life not as a bystander. Live in this world, on this day, and everyday hereafter as an active participant. Every morning, ask yourself what is really important to you, and then find the courage, wisdom and willpower to build your day around your answer.” – Marc and Angel Hack Life

Surya Devi @suryadevi #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Jan. 9, 2015

Getting some incredible hight jumping for joy at 3rd beach in Stanley Park, Vancouver.

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What we choose to emphasize…

“To be hopeful in bad times is not just foolishly romantic. It is based on the fact that human history is a history not only of cruelty, but also of compassion, sacrifice, courage, kindness. What we choose to emphasize in this complex history will determine our lives. If we see only the worst, it destroys our capacity to do something. If we remember those times and places—and there are so many—where people have behaved magnificently, this gives us the energy to act, and at least the possibility of sending this spinning top of a world in a different direction. And if we do act, in however small a way, we don’t have to wait for some grand utopian future. The future is an infinite succession of presents, and to live now as we think human beings should live, in defiance of all that is bad around us, is itself a marvelous victory.” – Howard Zinn

Stephen Caldwell #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Jan. 8 2015

Joyful fun jumps along the Stanley Park Seawall at Siwash Rock.

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spring up and flourish in the desert…

“Perseverance gives power to weakness, and opens to poverty the world’s wealth. It spreads fertility over the barren landscape, and bids the choicest fruits and flowers spring up and flourish in the desert abode of thorns and briers.” – S.G. Goodrich

Sabrina Furminger @sabrinarmf #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Jan. 7, 2015

The beautiful grace of Sabrina, jumping for joy on Kitsliano Beach.

Have a marvellous day!


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you alone are painting your own canvas… @Oprah

“With every experience, you alone are painting your own canvas, thought by thought, choice by choice.” – Oprah Winfrey

Gavin Ridling #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Jan. 6, 2015

A big jump for joy for you at sunset in a Venice, California park.

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focus on what’s important…

“Life is like a camera. Just focus on what’s important, capture the good times, develop from the negatives, and if things don’t turn out – take another shot.” – Unknown

Tara Jankovic #jumpforjoyphoto of the day! Jan. 5, 2015

Great fun doing some creative jumping for joy in front of the Sun Yat Sen Chinese Garden’s.

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