Where can authentic connections be found? And where can they thrive?

Envision with me … a world where authentic connections are thriving… in every household, work space, community centers and places of worship. Once upon a time, there were no parking spaces for handicapped people. One day, someone decided this was important, and we created laws for it. Thank goodness! As a community leader, I am … More Where can authentic connections be found? And where can they thrive?

A Joy-Based Living interview with founder, Debbie Happy Cohen

Tell me about your organization.Joy-Based Living is a community-centric LLC which offers practical ideas for well-being. Our aim is to be a conscious culture which actively allows joy to be fully accessed and experienced by each individual. How long has the organization been around?Debbie Happy Cohen and her friends Kickstarted Joy-Based Living in the summer … More A Joy-Based Living interview with founder, Debbie Happy Cohen

Set Your Radiance Free . . . a Joyful Grappling

I recently discovered that in all the years I’ve been coaching, I’ve not been really interested in the person. Their age. Gender. Status. Etc. What totally captures my attention is their radiance. Their authentic brilliance. I see them the way a gardener might see a sapling in their garden and realize it’s something special and … More Set Your Radiance Free . . . a Joyful Grappling

A history of TEA time and SPA – Living in inquiry at JBL with Debbie Heidi and Michele

Heidi Bobal is about to launch the very first Joy-Based Living Friendship Circle. In Vienna, Austria. How cool is that?! In prep for her new group, she wondered what to tell new people about: TEA TIME AND SPA, Here’s our conversation answering that question. We invited Michele Stone to join us who has created art … More A history of TEA time and SPA – Living in inquiry at JBL with Debbie Heidi and Michele

Vocabulary Power on the fridge for handling narcissistic abuse and gaslighting – simplified by a badass mom

On Thursday night, 4 days ago, a friend sent me an SOS message. She felt lost and confused. Dazed. What should she do about the current asshole maneuver that was completely taking over her life, which affects her kids??? How should she handle the situation IMMEDIATELY so that she could navigate the upcoming weekend? If … More Vocabulary Power on the fridge for handling narcissistic abuse and gaslighting – simplified by a badass mom

How to reclaim your true voice after a narcissistic relationship – Part 2

A few weeks ago, I posted a set of videos about reclaiming your true voice after a narcissistic relationship. But, I didn’t include this one, on mourning the self. It seemed like TOO MUCH for one post which was already weighted. So, here it is. Sam Vaknin completely cracks the code for deep inner healing … More How to reclaim your true voice after a narcissistic relationship – Part 2

Shame Awareness Kit

THIS POST IS DEDICATED TO PEOPLE WHO INVEST IN PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT ! KUDOS !! After personal development meetings, or conversations, you might find yourself thinking: OMG I TALKED TOO MUCH! I CAN’T BELIEVE I SAID THAT! I SHOULDN’T HAVE SAID THAT! OMG I HOPE I DIDN’T HURT THAT PERSON! I’M SO EMBARRASSED!! If so… you’re … More Shame Awareness Kit

Unsolicited Happiness Tip #314

Memorize what makes the people around you light up. Surprise them throughout the year by letting them know you see them. This can be done in tiny ways. In article, a meme, time together, an outing… You get the idea. Be creative about your expression. Your people will feel lifted, seen, valued, and loved. As … More Unsolicited Happiness Tip #314

How to be a loving witness

On Tuesday, December 20, 2022, I’m leading 2 online events: You can learn more and register here:https://www.meetup.com/meaningfulconversationsforyourheartandsoul/events/ This message was inspired by my friend Michele who was deeply moved by tWitch’s suicide. So many people were surprised! I wonder how many loving witnesses he had in his darkness. (Maybe none. How sad.) Being a loving … More How to be a loving witness