Around the holidays, we hear songs about joy—whether that’s “joy to the world,” or “tidings of comfort and joy.”

But what is joy, and where can we find it these days?

Psychologists define joy as a positive emotion in response to something good in life, often something that feels like an unexpected blessing. With family gatherings, vacation days, and the general festivity of the season, this time of year is ripe for moments of joy.

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