joy living

Instead of a conventional Joy Living segment, Erica Campbell decided to use this particular moment to highlight the importance of prayer in keeping your joy alive. Joy doesn’t always come effortlessly. Sometimes, Erica notes, we have to work a little harder to secure it for ourselves. She invited her sister Shanta Atkins to come on […]

In this edition of Joy Living, Erica Campbell talks about how to tap into or access the joy of the Lord, for those who are alive, healthy and self-sufficient, yet still chronically said. We all face things, of course, but it’s all about the attitude with which you face them. Sometimes, Erica says, we have […]

In this edition of Joy Living, Erica Campbell talks about the importance of getting enough rest. When she’s  tired, she notes, she’s a little less patient and joyful, and she’s more short and irritable. Tiredness easily steals our joy in this way, and can contribute to the issues we’re having in our life, as well […]

In this edition of Joy Living, Erica Campbell passed the mic to GRIFF, who she says is the epitome of joy living. He says he saw so much tragedy, anger and rage growing up that he thought there must be as much of an energy on the opposite side, with happiness, fun and love. He […]

In this edition of Joy Living, Erica Campbell was inspired by something her sister Tina said about the difference between circumstantial happiness and joy. Joy, is the long-lasting state of being that comes from God and gets you through life’s toughest times. Worship, Erica says, is a good way to tap into the joy of […]

In this edition of Joy Living, Erica Campbell and guest-host KevOnStage talk about the importance of rest. The enemy uses our tiredness against us, Erica explains. When we are tired, we become grumpy, irritable, less aware, and a whole host of other characteristics that make us more susceptible to danger. Tiredness is an open door […]

Today’s edition of Joy Living goes out to the married folks out there! As Erica Campbell says, sometimes, there are communication gaps that occur in your marriage. She talks about being in a new season with her husband as she travels a lot and has taken on the new responsibility of radio host, and how […]

In this edition of Joy Living, Erica Campbell talks about how people often mislabel joy. While it is a synonym for happiness, it doesn’t necessarily mean all smiles and rainbows. Joy is also strength. “Your circumstance should not dictate your level of joy,” Erica says. She tells an adorable story about her four-year-old daughter, Zaya, […]

In this edition of Joy Living, Erica Campbell talks about the mixed feelings she deals with as she watches her children grow. She explains the “happy-sad” emotions she battles as her kids grow into their own, and find their independence now that they’re not babies anymore. What she does with those “happy-sad” emotions, however, is […]

In this edition of Joy Living, Erica Campbell discusses the confidence of her 11-year-old daughter Krista. When Krista was seven years old, she started going on auditions for children’s acting gigs on television. The acting business is already difficult enough, let alone for a young black child. But before the audition, Krista said a prayer […]

In this edition of Joy Living, Erica Campbell talks about the phrase we let slip from our mouths all too often- “it’s hard.” She says that the phrase is really just us something else in disguise- “I don’t want to do it.” The truth is, when we’re really ready for a change, we won’t be […]

Erica Campbell dedicates the edition of Joy Living to those who constantly deal with a case of the Blahs. Typically the Blahs makes you feel like you lack excitement or any other kind of specific and positive emotion. It’s that grey rainy day feeling that you just can’t shake, of feeling empty. But Erica & […]