Domo Arigato . . . Mr. Roboto vs Rev SASSY SHORTS!

A few years ago, someone asked me to imagine Joy-Based Living as a hero’s journey, and to come up with a metaphor for a hero and a villain. Who or what would be the ENEMY of JOY? Hmmm… there seem to be so many obstacles to letting joy be unleashed, individually and culturally, and I … More Domo Arigato . . . Mr. Roboto vs Rev SASSY SHORTS!

Brand new awesome interview

A few years ago, I began writing fairy tales to help me and my friends resolve some of the challenges we were facing. It’s turned into a most MAGICAL experience. A few weeks ago, on Lookout Mountain in Alabama, Juli Jordan of the Little River Arts Council interviewed me at Wildflower Cafe. The whole experience … More Brand new awesome interview

Joy Workout #91 What do you REALLY WANT?

Joy Workout: What do you REALLY WANT? Here’s what I REALLY WANT: For those who surround me to get along in a “good enough” way. That is, by my definition, a subculture of wellness. And I have that. What I REALLY want, more than anything, is for YOU and for EVERYONE IN THE WORLD… to … More Joy Workout #91 What do you REALLY WANT?

On Trauma & Spirituality. Feeling HOME in the world and at the core of your being. Joy Workout #54.

If someone you know is experiencing extreme stress, please share this with them. If you’re someone who regularly supports people who experience extreme stress, please watch it… you can sharpen your skills and get more tools for your toolbox!

Joy Workout #43 – Beauty Tip from Marilyn Monroe!

I think you’re going to love this Beauty Tip. It can help anyone become more photogenic, if that’s something they’d like! Hint: Anti-shaming IS Anti-aging. We also talk about “Intentional Vulnerability.” Thanks to JBL member Michele Stone for that beautiful and empowering phraseology! Click the photo to watch the video!

Joy Workout #41 How is it that we find our love of living and our love of life ?

Joy Workout #41 How is it that we find our love of living and our love of life? Thanks to dear friends in Alaska for the delicious question. At Joy-Based Living, we Practice feelings of Safety. Joy. Expression. Expansion. We GROW. And we do it together :-). To those of you supporting me in publishing … More Joy Workout #41 How is it that we find our love of living and our love of life ?