JOYkwondo Exercise #24: The Triple Whammy Greeting

The triple whammy greeting indulges one’s need to be seen, known, and touched…. ALL AT ONCE!

  • Start by looking them straight in the eye while wearing your power smile.

(Combo JOYkwondo move: exercises #4 and #27)

  • While maintaining that eye contact and power smile, reach your hand out to shake theirs and say their name out loud.

(JOYkwondo exercise #23)

  • Once they grab your hand, give them an added touch on the forearm while you shake hands.

(JOYkwondo exercise #24)

Look around for some footage of world leaders and public figures greeting each other. See if you can spot any of them using this triple whammy JOYkwondo move. 

Try the “Triple Whammy” greeting on THREE different people today. Pay attention to the receiving party’s reaction. Did it bring them joy? Did it cause them to want to have a conversation with you? Or maybe they felt a little TOO seen and it weirded them out!


Write your findings in the comments section below. Remember to keep a copy of your report for yourself. It’ll be fun to look back on in the future and celebrate how awesome you are. Also, don’t forget to write your Joy Journal entry for the day!

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