Too Blessed To Be Stressed – Joyce Fields

“Think about your blessings, focus on them. Everything old is new again.” – Joyce Fields

Born in Detroit, Michigan, Joyce is a retired Executive Assistant and now resides in Arcadia, California.  She started her career as a stenographer at a major utility company.  Joyce and her husband celebrated 53 years of marriage on June 3, 2020.  They have two grown sons, eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren.  She and her husband have been together for more than 63 years–since they were both 13 years old.  Joyce is the author of 10 books, mostly non-fiction, and she is also a professional proofreader.  Her mission statement is:  “I write books that inspire people on their journey to make the world a better place.” 

Her books are available at and 

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  • I wanted to capture the way our parents raised us. [03:10]
  • What I remember most was the calmness of our home. [04:13]
  • The recipes are in there because food had always been a very important part of our family. [05:42]
  • If somebody did something wrong, we fix it, we talk about it instead of yelling at each other. [12:29]
  • Both my parents transferred all these virtues to all their children. [15:15]
  • Commercial Top Dog Learning Group LLC. [16:45]
  • What advice would you give to people who are struggling, suffering with fear from the pandemic, they ‘ve lost their jobs or they are in high points of stress? [18:45]
  • It’s not to beat yourself up, it’s to straighten yourself out. [20:51]
  • There is nothing wrong with making mistakes, what’s wrong is if you don’t own up to them. [20:56]
  • Integrity; doing the right thing when nobody is looking. [21:13]
  • Do unto other as you would have them do unto you. [21:33]
  • The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. [24:23]
  • My saying is I am too blessed to be stressed. [25:47]
  • Think about your blessings, focus on them. Everything old is new again. [26:00]


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