The connection between joy and wellness is explored in the article On Seeking Joy: An Integral Part of Personal Wellness. The basic premise is that without joy ... one is not well. Joy helps us maintain our wellness and survive the stressful society we live in.

Seeking Joy is not as simple as it sounds. Many people do not know what they are looking for. Some generic joy factors are offered. These elements contribute to most people's happiness.

Joyseeking, a style of leisure counseling that helps people identify what joy is to them and get more of it is described. A definition, process, and sample activity of joyseeking provides a basic understanding of how this style of leisure counseling may lead people towards joy.