Join us in the quest for joy, pursuing happiness in healthy ways!

Brain and Body Health, Good Thinking, Travel and New Adventures, Community with God, Family and People--These are some of the elements of joy and happiness we focus upon in this blog.

Scott Martell


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Welcome to the Joy Community! Seeking Joy in Healthy Ways …

Selam. Bonjour. Xin Chào. Hola. Ciao. Hello to you all. I am an author, blogger, and coach with a passion for helping people get the most joy out of life.

Scott and Gigi Martell

Life hasn’t been easy for me (or for most of you, I suspect). It inevitably will remain challenging. I’m not here in this blog to tread lightly over life, or promote self-pleasure in a superficial, material world. 

Rather, together, I want to build the foundation that brings all of us joy, no matter the situation. 

Some people relate joy to happiness, but joy is much deeper—it’s building a foundation so that when trials and tribulations do come, there is a support system—internally and externally, physically and spiritually—that helps us survive, even thrive. 

Our blog is devoted to explorers seeking joy in all its elements, through:

  • Brain health, caring for what makes us uniquely human
  • Good thinking,  since thoughts drive our feelings, decisions, our life
  • Invigorating health, including nutrition and diet
  • Traveling and adventure, so we are inspired and excited
  • Embracing community so we know we’re not alone
  • Building relationships that are deep and real
  • Creating financial security, so it’s not an obsession
  • Helping others, for from that comes real blessings, joy
  • Developing spiritual awareness, so we gain a deeper peace and understanding
  • and other topics you feel are important to experiencing joy

In addition to encouraging a “joy community,” I want to empower and energize people:

  • seeking freedom from boredom,
  • who have low motivation, low self-esteem, and unnecessary anxiety
  • and who may be going through the shroud of sadness.

Together, let’s maximize the joyful opportunities in life, and reach our potential.

We look forward to developing community within this Internet adventure because we recognize community as an essential component to finding happiness, discovering joy.

Words of Wisdom to inspire Joy

[Words of Wisdom is a regular part of our blog, and we add to it often–You can find more ‘wisdom’ in the blog, or click the link below.]

That’s wisdom!

Words of Wisdom are quotes we find that we believe people might like to read and ponder. Many of them make for a good meditation about where you are in life, and where you want to go.

Learning never stops. Many people die at 25 but are not put in the coffin until 75. The learning stopped for them early.

Reinvent Yourself by James Altuch

A sterling reputation is better than striking it rich; a gracious spirit is better than money in the bank. 

Proverbs 22:1 (MSG)

Life consists of what a person is thinking about all day.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our destiny determines our legacy. you are today where your thoughts have brought you. You will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.

James Allen

For more Words of Wisdom …

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Listening Ear, Encourager and Joy Coach

I'll begin coaching in 2020, however please feel free to contact me anytime by email. We may Skype if you choose. The goal for coaching will be short-term, solution focused. We'll work together to reduce stress, depression, anxiety as well as concentrate on goals and changing habits. The goal--a more productive and joyous future!