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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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3 questions to help you reconnect with joy — and yourself

If you've been feeling drained, depleted, or disconnected from your fun side, these three questions can help you get back in touch with joy — and reconnect you with the things that make you feel like the best version of yourself.

The common belief that steals our joy

Do you ever feel like you have to earn joy by being productive? Or earn dessert by eating healthy foods? This post breaks down why we feel we need to do certain things to deserve joy, and how we can feel more entitled to the joy we deserve.

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8 quick things you can do right now to boost your mood

Need a lift? Like, really quick? Here are 8 science-backed mood boosts that can boost your mood in five minutes or less.

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The Joy Jumpstart is a 7-day journey to break out of a rut and rediscover what makes you feel most alive.

“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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The secret to finding more joy in less time

10 Ways to Start the Day on a Joyful Note

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