Goofy Gumbo’s voicemail, a conversation about meaningful conversations and a doodle by Michele Stone – Episode 25

Goofy Gumbo doodle by Michele Stone with Design by Debbie Happy Cohen

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. – Pablo Picasso

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Our first voice message for our Podcast is from Goofy Gumbo!
(2 min audio)

Podcast Episode 025
(30 min audio):



  • Audience feedback
  • A conversation about conversations
  • Doodling as a way of washing away the day

Michele’s first doodle for our first audience voice message. From Goofy Gumbo!


Please let us know what you would like more of in the comment section below, or go to and leave us a voice message. 

If you’d like Michele to make a doodle for you, well, then, tell her a story! Write it here or post it at the podcast in a voice message at!

Much love,

Debbie and Michele

ps. Goofy Gumbo made her first appearance on our podcast which is our most popular episode so far! Episode 21: Puppy Pile! Podcast guest Juli Jordan speaks FOR her dogs. You’ve got to hear it to believe it.

Happy Debbie at JBL Village

Debbie Happy Cohen, author and coach, is also the founder of Joy-Based Living. Her Master’s Degree is in counseling, specializing in family systems, healing emotional trauma, and practical spirituality. Also affectionately known as Happy D! and Reverend SASSY SHORTS!, she lives on Lookout Mountain in Alabama, near Chattanooga, Tennessee. Her books include Reach Your Stars!SANCTUARY, It’s All About Kids: Every Child Deserves a Teacher of the Year, and I Don’t Think So!  You can find her blogging at

Michele Stone bio photoMichele Stone is a professional artist in Tampa, Florida as well as a Certified Therapeutic Art Life Coach. She teaches classes for children and seniors and also curates art exhibits at the Carrollwood Cultural Center. Masterpieces with Michele, LLC is her company where provides painting parties for adults at their workplaces.  You can watch her videos and subscribe to her youtube station here.


This podcast is for all you moms and dads out there freaking out about what to do with your children for the next 2-4 weeks, while we are all quarantined. We plan to do a whole series of refreshing topics and life hacks to keep the stress and frustration down to a minimum. They will cover a wide range of topics, including emotional intelligence, doodling, navigating challenging times, resistance and so much more. Please leave a comment and I might draw out a doodle for you!! 


This podcast is CLEAN LANGUAGE AND KID FRIENDLY. I am swearing to give up swear words during these podcasts because your young ones are at home and you need this info to be heard and shared freely!! We want you to be a great lioness during these times. We want to help you you be the calm amidst the storm. We know how much you love your kids and we know how much you care.

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