Every living person is unique, from his genetic makeup to his personal history. Since you are unique, your past and future moments of joy will be unique to you. You have your own unique style of joy in the present, too.
Some people think about the joy of other people. Then they say, “I’m just not a joyful person. I’m not as outgoing and friendly as some joyful people. I would feel strange to act like some of the joyful people I’ve seen.” Realize that you only need to experience joy in your unique way.
Some extroverts are joyful and some are not. Some introverts are joyful and some are not. Some loud people are joyful and some quiet people are joyful.
Anyone who isn’t joyful right now can choose and decide to create more joy in his own unique way.
((Life is Now: Creating moments of joy, courage, kindness, and serenity, p. 136))