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Creating a Global Joy Community

Meet Amanda

Amanda Gore
For as long as I can remember I have been talking! A lifelong friend of mine used to call me motor mouth when I was in my teens! Little did he know it was prophetic! LOL I studied physiotherapy and psychology after school and practiced for a few years, then taught at University before... Read more

The Enthusiasm Virus

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“What I do best is share my enthusiasm" - This quote from Bill Gates, the co founder of Microsoft is worth making a life philosophy.

I believe excitement jumps! If someone is excited and enthusiastic and passionate about something, they infect those around them with the virus! Of course, some people are more susceptible to the enthusiasm virus.  Read more

I was privileged to hear a courageous young woman speak at a conference.  You may have heard of her book "Never tell me Never" - she was preparing herself for the Olympic ski team when an accident nearly claimed her life and left her permanently disabled. It's the story of Janine Shepherd's amazing willpower and brilliant attitude.  And it led me to thinking about happiness - does everything have to be perfect for happiness? Sure isn't for her and yet she's happy. Read more


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