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Leaping for Joy

By Linda Larsen - Tuesday, May 24, 2011
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All I said was, "I want to take a picture of you loving this beautiful beach." That's all I said. And I watched as he ran into the water with all his clothes on and leapt around like a 4 year old. John Scalzi, my fabulous playmate, my funny Weather Muffin and above all, my greatest teacher.

That's when I figured it out. In order to really, truly and unabashedly experience joy, one must embody a pretty high level of confidence and be willing to look silly. Better yet, perhaps those joyful people don't even THINK about looking silly! Maybe they just feel good enough about themselves that they are unwilling to lose an opportunity to be happy because of "what others might think." Man.

We could learn a lot from a Weather Muffin.

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Linda Larsen, CSP, CPAE is a Hall of Fame Speaker, professional actress, best-selling author and serious lover of doggies. Linda speaks at conferences and meetings around the world, helping people bring the very best version of themselves to life every day! To talk to Linda about how she can contribute to the success of your next event, call 941-927-4700. Or go to Book Linda Now!

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