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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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A simple movement that can help you find joy

Take a quick break with this easy exercise that helps you let go of stress, energize your body, and make space for joy.

Hidden signs you’re headed for burnout — and how to stop it

Are you on a slow slide toward burnout? Read on for four signs you might be, along with three things you can do to prevent it.

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The enemy of joy

Hollywood loves it. Society reveres it. But it kills joy faster than just about anything else. Read on to learn about the enemy of joy, and how you can overcome it.

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Reclaim your joy

Tired of waiting for happiness? In this live workshop series, you'll learn evidence-based strategies to create a life you love, right here and now.

“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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A simple trick to help you get inspired

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5 ways to make better decisions

Why your home’s worst feature might be key to creating more joy

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Find more joy every day

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