Cleaning up your inner thoughts for the sake of your inner peace – Episode 29

Podcast Episode 29:

Spending more time with yourself during quarantine can bring up lots of different thoughts, including thoughts that aren’t comfortable. In this episode, Michele and I talk about the nature of thoughts, the nature of the mind, and developing inner peace.

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Topics mentioned: 

  • Our thoughts about other people
  • Mantra: HAPPY AND WELL
  • What to do when you have mixed thoughts or feelings about someone (*someone who is NOT actively bullying you *)
  • Strengthening fibers of thoughts and connections in your relationships with others, with love
  • Love is our superpower
  • Dr. Mario Martinez, healthy centenarians
  • We’re not in control of our thoughts or images that appear in our mind
  • Cleaning up the space between us
  • Jerry Seinfeld (video clip below)
  • Sadhguru (video below)

Question for you: What things do you do for the sake of your inner peace?

Please post your answer in the comment section below, or go to and leave us a voice message. Your comments bring us so much joy.

Much love,

Debbie and Michele

The human brain has bugs in it. The human brain needs an update.

Jerry Seinfeld

Here’s a great explanation of meditation from Sadhguru. He starts by chanting, but his lecture starts around 15 min. The portion about meditation starts around 26 min.

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 photo

Michele 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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