Good-enough love #lioness Episode 51

Episode 51

Michele and I did it again. Today’s episode was #51 and we talked about having Good Enough Love with ourselves and others. This podcast is a great one to listen to, especially if your having a rough day. Or week. Or moment.

Negative feelings can arise due to difficult experiences but they can also be triggered by positive events. We’ll share with you some of the things that help us turn our emotions around and get back on track. At the very least, you’ll be inspired listing some of your positive qualities, attributes and accomplishments.


  • Good enough love
  • Home is a place where you can be yourself
  • Our intention is neutral-positive
  • Negative feelings can be triggered by positive events, not just negative ones
  • Handling fear, unworthiness, sadness and grief
  • Shifting out of negative feelings
  • Sagua, Inclusive compassion
  • Observing your feelings
  • Articulating your feelings
  • Validating your feelings
  • Having your feelings be validated by others
  • You’re never too old to be appreciated
  • The beauty of offering appreciation
  • Correcting your perspective from narrow and negative to balanced and accurate, especially after trauma
  • Being spontaneous is a sign of a healthy family or a community
  • Debbie shares her journal-list of positive qualities and attributes

Question for you: Make a list of your positive qualities, attributes and accomplishments. Do it imperfectly 🙂

Please post your answer in the comment section below, or go to and leave us a voice message.

Thank you so much for all of your comments, likes and shares! You are letting us know that we are making a difference and we really appreciate you for that.

Much love,

Debbie and Michele

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 playing at a bunch of social media platforms.

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.

Please comment!

Your voices mean the world to us!

Thank you!

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