The Joy of Appreciative Living: Your 28-Day Plan to Greater Happiness Using the Principles of Appreciative Inquiry


Jackie Kelm here, and I hope you enjoyed the book! I have put together a variety of resources below to help you apply the ideas you read about in the book. So check them out, and enjoy your journey!  – jackie

Oxford Happiness Questionnaire (see book pgs. 96, 130, 175)
You can take this excellent assessment through our site to determine how happy you are on a scale of 1-6, and your results will be automatically tabulated and immediately emailed back to you for free! Take the survey now.

Free Mini-book on Getting Started with Appreciative Living & Monthly Ezine (pgs. 137, 179)
This has been upgraded to the Free Joy Package, which now includes the Flourishing Formula, how to feel better each day and how to improve relationships.  You can sign up for the Joy Package on the main webpage at

28-Day Program Templates
You can download a pdf file of templates for doing your 28 day program below. You can either print the document and write your answers each day, or you can save the file to your computer and fill it in there. (You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer to download the file which you can download for free on their site.)


The 28-Day Appreciative Living Email Program – FREE! (see templates pg. 137, 179, & email program pgs. 121, 161)
This free program includes daily emails for 28 days that remind you to do the daily exercises outlined in the Joy of Appreciative Living book, along with an inspiring quote.

To begin, download the 28-day templates above and then sign up for the 280Day Program by entering your first name and email in the box below. The program will begin on the day and time you sign up, and your daily emails will come at that same time each day as well for 28 days.

Bonus – when you sign up for the 28-day program, you automatically get the free Joy Package as well.

To sign up for the 28-Day Program, complete the form below. After you hit the submit button, you will be sent an email asking you to confirm your subscription. You will need to click on the link in the email to validate your address and receive the email package. You may cancel at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of all emails. Sign up now to get your complete 28-day joy package!

(Note: If you don’t see a confirmation email shortly after entering your information above, check your spam folder or promotions folder. To be sure it does not end up in your spam folder, add “”  to your approved senders list. If you still can’t find it please email us at

Appreciative Living Coaching

If you are interested in learning how to coach others using Appreciative Living, check out our coaching certificate program. You’ll learn the most powerful personal change model of all for creating deep, meaningful, sustainable changes in your life and the life of your clients. Click here to learn more: Appreciative Living Coaching 

Appreciative Questions/Articles (see book pg. 49)
These articles on the Appreciative Living website contain appreciative questions. Click on each link to view the article. After you have read the article, hit your browser back button to return to this page.

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Appreciative Living Learning Circles (see book pgs. 137, 179)
You can take this 4-week class yourself as a home study course, and then get all the materials to teach it to others! Click here to learn more: Appreciative Living Learning Circles

Vision Examples (see book pgs. 112, 116, 164 )
Examples of Vision Statements. This page contains a few examples of life visions others have created to inspire you and stimulate your own thinking.