Where Do You Look For Your Enjoyment?

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Find enjoyment in your life, show your love for God and show your love for others. Even if your life seems unbearable right now, do not be tempted to wallow in your pain; get up and try to do what you can by asking God for His help and guidance. He will lead you to those who can help you. He will strengthen you and give you hope. Remember that this time is just a short season you are going through. ~ Bill Greguska

Philippians 2:2-4  then make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and of one mind.  Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility, value others above yourselves,  not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.



What Does God Mean About Enjoyment?



Slow down and enjoy life. It’s not only the scenery you miss by going too fast – you also miss the sense of where you are going and why. ~ Eddie Cantor

Ephesians 6:2-3 “Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise— “so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.”




Here Are Ways Of Finding Enjoyment!

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Live one day at a time, trusting that God is in control.

  1. Watch a sunrise and sunset and pray while doing so.
  2. Enjoy and appreciate the outdoors.
  3. Take ballroom dancing lessons.
  4. Take a bicycle ride with a friend or alone.
  5. Feed the ducks at the park.
  6. Cut wildflowers for your table.
  7. Pray to God, listen to Him, speak to you.
  8. Bake homemade cookies and share them.
  9. Enjoy life by playing a game of chess or checkers.
  10. Have a cup of your favorite type of coffee.
  11. Eat an ice cream cone or sundae.
  12. Play with dogs and cats at the local pet store or humane society.
  13. Don’t be a complainer. Find the good in everything.
  14. Enjoy life by printing some digital pictures of friends and hanging them in your house.
  15. Become a mentor to a student that wishes to enter your line of work.
  16. Head downtown with a friend and two digital cameras. Shoot as many exciting pictures as you can find.
  17. First, memorize two clean jokes and share them with your friends and strangers.
  18. Re-watch a great movie you haven’t seen in years.
  19. Enjoy life by shopping to find a gift for someone kind to you.
  20. Fishing with a friend.
  21. Hiking with a friend and catching up with what is new.
  22. Jogging with a friend and stopping for ice cream after you are done.
  23. Walk your dog / or a friend’s dog for a walk.
  24. Get a group of friends together to watch an NBA, NFL, or MLB game on TV or in person.
  25. Volunteer for a non-profit organization.
  26. Browse thrift stores and buy a treasure for yourself or someone you care about.
  27. Go camping at a place you’ve never been to before.
  28. Visit a farm with a friend.
  29. Go off-road mountain biking.
  30. Enjoy life by taking horseback riding lessons or going horseback riding.
  31. Find a quiet place with excellent scenery to read a favorite book.
  32. Go kayaking or canoeing.
  33. Start a garden with your favorite vegetables.
  34. Run through a water sprinkler.
  35. Enjoy life by organizing a barbecue with the neighbors.
  36. Consider running a 5K race or a fun walk.
  37. Take up a musical instrument.
  38. Write a funny poem.
  39. Go to watch the nearest symphony orchestra perform.
  40. Enjoy life by reading to grade school children.


Think Of All The Things There Are To Do?

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What are some things you regularly do to enjoy life?

  1. Join a recreational basketball, baseball, or volleyball team from the local community center.
  2. Go to a nearby coffee shop and engage in exciting conversations.
  3. Organize a scavenger hunt for friends and family.
  4. Visit small shops downtown in your city.
  5. Send a letter or postcard to a child.
  6. Ask a veteran to tell you some of their favorite stories from years in the service.
  7. Send flowers or a card to a friend just because you care.
  8. Go to a music store and try out the instruments they allow you to use.
  9. Visit your alma mater to see what has changed since you graduated.
  10. Enjoy life by watching a high school play.
  11. Bake some cookies for your neighbors.
  12. Buy a beautiful houseplant for a particular day you want to remember.
  13. Try out a new kind of tea or coffee.
  14. Start a canned food drive for needy families.
  15. Cut an elderly neighbor’s lawn and talk with them afterward.
  16. Find a corner in the yard and turn it into a small garden.
  17. Try an out-of-the-ordinary new recipe for supper.
  18. Organize a group of friends and neighborhoods to play a few games of sardines.
  19. Take time to look at old family photos and pick out your favorite few pictures and frame them.
  20. Enjoy life by inviting friends and relatives over for supper.
  21. Start a scrapbook of keepsakes or whatever.
  22. Get the family together and watch old home videos.
  23. Let a child help you bathe your dog.
  24. Make a root beer or homemade ice cream.
  25. Be creative and make various smoothies with your favorite fruit.
  26. Record yourself singing a friend’s favorite songs and give the CD to them.
  27. Save a snowball in the freezer and get to throw it at someone on a hot summer day.
  28. Make your fountain with Diet Coke and Mentos.
  29. Have a camp out in the living room with your kids.
  30. Enjoy life by making homemade ice cream.
  31. Listen to your old cassette tapes or records.
  32. Call your parents to say “hi.”
  33. Help your kids make homemade cards for relatives.
  34. Check out a book of jokes and read it and share what you remember with others.
  35. Enjoy life by building a house out of cards.
  36. Repaint a room with cheerful colors.
  37. Rearrange your furniture.
  38. Put your TV in the closet for a month. See if you can do it.
  39. Bring to life an old piece of furniture.
  40. Enjoy life by helping your kids make cards for nursing home residents.





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45 More Great Ideas To Consider!

  1. Explore iTunes for new music to appreciate.
  2. Try out Pandora Radio.
  3. Check out a book from the library and read the afternoon away.
  4. Picnic in secluded areas.
  5. Enjoy life by starting a blog or website about something you are passionate about.
  6. Find old stuff in your attic, put it on eBay, and watch the bids roll in.
  7. Play old-school board games like Monopoly and Risk.
  8. Read interesting articles online, Stumble Upon, Digg, Metafilter, etc.
  9. Brew a fresh coffee pot (or tea) and share it with someone over a meaningful conversation.
  10. Enjoy life by taking a candlelight bubble bath.
  11. Learn to play the guitar (or any musical instrument) online.
  12. Go swimming in a lake.
  13. Fly a kite with a child.
  14. Research and discover new bands and musicians similar to the music you already like.
  15. Stargaze with a friend or even alone.
  16. Work out at a gym or find another way to get exercise.
  17. Learn to play card games, especially Spades!
  18. Test-drive an expensive car.
  19. Have a backyard BBQ.
  20. Enjoy life by taking a moonlight stroll and holding hands with someone you love.
  21. Make a pizza from scratch.
  22. Create some artwork and give it as a present for someone special.
  23. Write some poetry and give it to someone special.
  24. Eat fresh strawberries sprinkled with sugar.
  25. Enjoy life by eating a garden tomato sprinkled with salt.
  26. Take a nice bike ride.
  27. Go people-watching in high-traffic areas.
  28. Build a backyard bonfire and roast marshmallows.
  29. Feed small wild animals like geese, squirrels, etc.
  30. Enjoy life by renting three or more funny movies and hosting a funny movie marathon.
  31. Hit up local carnivals, zoos, museums, and weekend festivals.
  32. Prepare a giant ice cream sundae or a banana split and share it with someone special.
  33. Massage your spouse’s feet.
  34. Share an exciting, real story with someone.
  35. Enjoy life by sitting lakeside, skipping rocks across the water, and seeing how many you can do.
  36. Organize a sports game with your friends. Touch football, anyone?
  37. Tailgate and attend a local college sporting event.
  38. Learn cool magic tricks online.
  39. Master a new skill you’ve meant to learn.
  40. Enjoy life by going bowling on discount bowling night.
  41. Create a digital video highlight reel of all your favorite digital photos and video clips. 
  42. Visit model homes to get simple DIY decorating ideas.
  43. Play Charades.
  44. Pick fresh fruits and veggies at a local pick-your-own fruit/vegetable farm.
  45. Try geocaching.



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Ways To Enjoy Life!

  1. Watch YouTube videos with a friend or friends.
  2. Enjoyment from taking on a small do-it-yourself woodworking project and building something.
  3. Play Twister.
  4. Call an old friend and catch up on things.
  5. Climb a large oak tree, hang out and think.
  6. Host an outdoor egg toss competition.
  7. Learn to juggle.
  8. Explore a local college campus.
  9. Plan the next vacation you take, even if it is local.
  10. Get involved with some karaoke.
  11. Attend a comedy show.
  12. Enjoy life by putting together a framed photo collage.
  13. Give people wonderful, sincere compliments and watch them smile.
  14. Make a rope and tire swing.
  15. Go sledding or play in the snow.
  16. Clean the bedsheets, make the bed, and snuggle into the freshness.
  17. Relax outdoors on a sunny day.
  18. Reminisce about old times with your closest friends.
  19. Take a short jog and a long relaxing shower.
  20. Stretch your muscles and keep active.


Twenty More Ideas

  1. Watch children play and laugh.
  2. Enjoyment from eating a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.
  3. Give someone you love a long hug.
  4. Cuddle with your wife just because you love her.
  5. Have a friendly pillow fight.
  6. Carve out some time to relax, or it might not happen.
  7. Enjoy life by avoiding watching the news.
  8. Nurture your positive relationships.
  9. Meet new people because relationships are one of our most critical needs.
  10. Explore new places that sound interesting.
  11. Offer your help to a senior citizen or someone with a disability.
  12. Enjoyment from making a prayer list and adding to it daily.
  13. Make a gratitude list and add to it each day.
  14. Try new things.
  15. Spend money on experiences rather than possessions.
  16. Cut down your junk, and give it to Goodwill or someone you know that could use it.
  17. Enjoy life by tracking how you spend money and your three-day time.
  18. Be deliberate in your choices; don’t just go through the motions of living.
  19. Invest specifically in other people’s lives and also your life.
  20. Remember that all feelings pass, accepting that we’re not going to feel 100% Happy 100% of the time.



More Great Idea How To Enjoy Life!

  1. No matter how small, celebrate wins, and focus on enjoying the journey rather than the destination.
  2. Enjoyment from allowing yourself to feel happy.
  3. Get outside and feel the wind on your face and the sun on your skin.
  4. Speak your mind, but do it with respect for others.
  5. Take photos, journal, or whatever you need to do to record happy moments and memories.
  6. Get active. Exercising releases endorphins, natural pain-relieving and stress-busting chemicals.
  7. Keep learning by making time to explore subjects that interest you and enjoy you.
  8. Practice compassion by spending time on activities that make a difference to others.
  9. Renew a relationship with someone you have not seen in a long time.
  10. Create a collage of your loved ones’ pictures, frame it, and hang it up in a visible spot in your home.
  11. Chew gum and blow bubbles.
  12. Host a paper airplane distance competition.
  13. Go rollerblading alone or with a friend.
  14. Enjoyment from getting a delicious, gooey brownie and savor every bite.
  15. Give someone you love a gift “just because you care.”
  16. Get your picture taken by a professional photographer.
  17. Create a butterfly garden in your yard by choosing butterfly-friendly plants.
  18. Hunt for bird nests. When you find one, don’t touch it. Take a picture of it.
  19. Enjoy life by donating donate your time to a food shelter.
  20. Sing in the shower.


Twenty More Ideas

  1. If you love reading, join a book club.
  2. Get a yo-yo. Learn the “Walk-the-Dog” trick.
  3. Wear audacious underwear. Nobody has to know.
  4. Enjoyment from buying a bird feeder and watching the birds often.
  5. Go outside at night and look at the stars.
  6. Stop and listen to a street musician.
  7. Enjoyment from playing a game you loved as a child.
  8. Whenever you take on a task, ask yourself: “Is there any way to make this more fun?”
  9. Enjoy life by reading some poetry with a cup of tea.
  10. Find a shampoo and conditioner that smells like watermelon.
  11. Walk barefoot on the grass.
  12. Eat some chocolate with a friend.
  13. Go out for a walk in the rain. Deliberately step in puddles that you see.
  14. Enjoy life by going out for a walk and taking photographs of exotic places and faces.
  15. Listen to Louis Armstrong singing, “What a Wonderful World.“
  16. Eat your favorite cereal from when you were a child: Fruit Loops, Captain Crunch, etc.
  17. Listen to your favorite “Beatles” or any songs you love.
  18. Go out and play Frisbee with a friend.
  19. Enjoyment from enjoying your meal. Don’t just eat.
  20. Learn to be a good cook.


There Are Many More Ways To Find Enjoyment!

  1. Feel the music, and not just listen to it.
  2. Sing or whistle anytime you want.
  3. Gather with old friends to reminisce.
  4. Dream an afternoon away in your cozy bed.
  5. Enjoyment from taking a walk in the park.
  6. Give yourself a lazy day once in a while.
  7. Play board games with your friends.
  8. Have a candlelight dinner with your spouse.
  9. Read inspiring quotes and share them with others.
  10. Enjoy life by learning to paint, draw, or do arts and crafts.
  11. Exercise with friends by playing a sport together.
  12. Play with kids in your neighborhood.
  13. Get a massage at least a couple of times a year.
  14. Go to a museum and be amazed.
  15. Enjoyment from going to a theater and enjoying yourself.
  16. Create a bucket list and start checking things off.
  17. Set goals and write them down.
  18. Make a birthday list and send out cards.
  19. Live for others, and your life will be better.
  20. Enjoy life by not being jealous of anyone.
  21. Work on your self-discipline, but give yourself a break once in a while.
  22. Don’t gossip; try to stop it when others do.
  23. Accept the things you can’t or won’t be able to change.
  24. Take care of your body.
  25. Enjoyment from eating healthily when you can.


Twenty More Ideas

  1. Get a good night’s sleep
  2. Take care of your mind.
  3. Plan for the future, but live in the present.
  4. Live consciously. Don’t put life on auto-pilot – live deliberately.
  5. Enjoy life by trying hard to overcome your fears by trusting God.
  6. Improve your social skills.
  7. Do work you love. Life is too short to fear Sunday evenings.
  8. Be prepared to be successful in what you attempt to do.
  9. Love your parents and cherish them.
  10. Enjoy life by always buying Kool-Aid from kids and selling it outs of their house.
  11. Remember that if you smile, you will naturally feel happier.
  12. Work on improving your posture.
  13. Overcome laziness. Are getting things done difficult because you’d rather watch TV or be on the computer?
  14. Analyze your weaknesses and try to strengthen them.
  15. Enjoy life by continually working on improving yourself and helping others.
  16. Master the art of persuasion so you can speak up and defend yourself.
  17. Remember that the less you need to be happy, the happier you’ll be.
  18. Design your ideal life without being restricted to reality.
  19. Do not take it personally when someone criticizes you.
  20. Enjoy life by accepting constructive criticism because it might give you needed insights.




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