Invisibility Exacerbates Trauma – Let Yourself Be Seen

A few months ago, I purchased InvisiblesAnonymous.com after beginning to understand the prevalence of loneliness, trauma, and the healing power of truly being seen. Yesterday, I felt inspired to write this short essay and it was so juicy good that I wanted it to have its own unique URL: https://joybasedliving.com/invisiblesanonymous/. Fortunately, I am not invisible … More Invisibility Exacerbates Trauma – Let Yourself Be Seen

Stop Chasing Pennies – and other annoying joy-thieving habits

“In how many ways do I torture myself? Oh, let me count the ways!” I had so much fun making this video… there’s something about pet peeves that tickles my funny bone! Hope it tickles yours too! What are some of your joy-thieving habits? They can be behaviors, but thoughts or feelings can be included … More Stop Chasing Pennies – and other annoying joy-thieving habits

Stop dimming YOUR VOICE – on minimizing, misogyny, microphones and overcoming deep-seated fears

A couple of days after recording this video, I was enjoying a podcast by Seth Godin and he shared 2 idea-gems that I’d like to share with you: Keep reminding people that the story we tell ourselves matters (AMEN!) You gotta show up. I’m not gonna let you hide. (AMEN AND AMEN!) Shine it, sweetheart! … More Stop dimming YOUR VOICE – on minimizing, misogyny, microphones and overcoming deep-seated fears