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Hi, I’m Ingrid Fetell Lee. A designer and author, I founded the Aesthetics of Joy to help you create more joy in life and work through design.

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The phrase "aging gracefully" puts tremendous pressure on us to look a certain way as we get older. But what if instead we thought about how we want to feel, and imagined aging joyfully instead?

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What your space says about your mindset

With the start of the new year, it’s a good time to check in. How’s your space feeling these days? The state of our homes can tell us a lot about the state of our lives — and our joy.

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The Joyspotter’s Guide is a free resource that shares my favorite tips for finding more joy, everywhere you go!

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“This book has the power to change everything! Writing with depth, wit, and insight, Ingrid Fetell Lee shares all you need to know in order to create external environments that give rise to inner joy.”

- Susan Cain, Author of Quiet and Founder of Quiet Revolution

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Free Resource

Find more joy every day

The Joyspotter’s Guide is a free resource that shares my favorite tips for finding more joy, everywhere you go!

You'll also receive periodic updates on new things from The Aesthetics of Joy. We respect your privacy. Unsubscribe at any time.