The best advice I got from my mom was to find and create joy through other people. She made everyone feel special by appreciating something unique about them. She embraced friends and welcomed strangers with the same poise and grace. Best of all, she used humor to jostle people out of their daily focused routine.
My mom taught me the true meaning of JOY. And now, even in my most hectic days, if I slow down for a smile, thumbs up, or short chat with a stranger, my load becomes lightened and my day always brightened.