I just submitted the first draft of my new book, Lighten Your Mental Load, to my publisher. The mental load, or mental labor, has been one of the hottest topics in recent years. I’m looking forward to helping people around the globe find ways to decrease this burden in life!


Amy Thornton October 1-19 Blog Tour

Audiobook available here:  Joy to You and Me (At Work!) audiobook

Here’s a one-minute preview of what you’ll learn: Joy to You and Me (at Work!) Trailer

Watch my Sparks Talk presented in the summer of 2018 on how we need to “Get the Joy!” August 2018 Sparks Talk Amy Thornton Shankland

Enjoy this discussion with 2 Questions TV on bringing joy to the workplace 2 Questions TV Interview





People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care

This phrase, attributed to many, sums up the importance of bringing joy to the others in the workplace to decrease stress and increase productivity.

Act enthusiastic and you will be enthusiastic

Dale Carnegie, Author of How to Win Friends and Influence People