I just received this gorgeous letter

A few days ago, a woman whom I had never met reaches out to me at Instagram. Turns out she’s from Vienna and she’s a close friend of my dear friend Natascha. Her name is Heidi. She tagged me in a comment and “casually” mentioned that my book SANCTUARY changed her life. I was physically … More I just received this gorgeous letter

We negotiated for JOY as we restructured our new podcast schedule – here’s our live example #lioness #teamwork Episode 54

Episode 54 Negotiating was the theme for episode 54. Negotiating for Joy, negotiating a new normal and even negotiating a new podcast schedule! Today, Michele and I literally walk you through the process of negotiating for the things we truly wanted for ourselves, in order to contribute to the world. This is a gem of … More We negotiated for JOY as we restructured our new podcast schedule – here’s our live example #lioness #teamwork Episode 54

Being there – midwifing a new world of connection and joy #Lioness Episode 52

In episode 52, Michele and I delve into the realm and comfort of the new normal. We discuss how being dedicated to co-authoring our podcast has helped us develop our Why’s in the world. Which has also allowed us to connect more to holding space for others and what is emerging for them and the rest of the world. It’s all so beautiful and we are so honored to share this time with you! Enjoy! … More Being there – midwifing a new world of connection and joy #Lioness Episode 52

Strengthen your love, level up your joy at my Social Media channels

Your time really is your life. Who you are. What you do. Who you hang with. Choose well. At JOYBASEDLIVING we love strengthening the big love in awesome people. Much love, Debbie 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, … More Strengthen your love, level up your joy at my Social Media channels

Enrich your life and your senses during this time of global retreat – Episode 48

Episode 48 How are you doing with managing your time, energy and attention these days? In this episode, Michele and I explored how having important activities that are NOT urgent, enriches our daily lives. We also discussed the importance of having clear intentions as well as meaningful rituals that activate the senses. Topics TEA TIME! … More Enrich your life and your senses during this time of global retreat – Episode 48

Elizabeth Gilbert on Mario Martinez: BEWARE OF TRIBAL SHAME!

I read this about 5 years ago and found it to be so helpful that I read it every few months and send it to all my clients. Liz is the author of Eat Pray Love and other great books. She had just learned about Mario Martinez’ work around the same time I did. Elizabeth … More Elizabeth Gilbert on Mario Martinez: BEWARE OF TRIBAL SHAME!

Touchstones to Sanity Part 2 – we are here for you – Episode 32 #lioness

We love being touchstones to sanity for you. Is there anything we can do to help you become a touchstone to sanity in your world? In response to Juli’s poignant compliment about how Michele and I are offering touchstones of sanity through our podcast and through these blog posts, we wanted to discuss how we … More Touchstones to Sanity Part 2 – we are here for you – Episode 32 #lioness

What stage of trauma are you in? There are 4.

Tune in tomorrow for more details.   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, trauma and turning OY into JOY! She lives on Lookout Mountain in Alabama, near Chattanooga, Tennessee. Debbie’s books include Reach Your Stars!, SANCTUARY and It’s … More What stage of trauma are you in? There are 4.

The power of the human voice, positive neutral for calm amidst chaos

This episode is truly from my heart to yours. I wish you well-being, peace and so much love. If you’re seeking some solace and calm, this one’s for you. You can listen to complete episodes here https://anchor.fm/sassyshorts. Please share your thoughts in the comments below. Exciting news! The Sassy Southern Yankee, is now available on … More The power of the human voice, positive neutral for calm amidst chaos

Mental and emotional agility – you got this

So there was this guy who had a really narcissistic boss and her name kind of sounded like or rhymed with Mary Lou Retton, so that’s what I started calling her inside of our conversations. I honestly don’t even remember the boss lady’s real name. Every time I referred to her as Mary Lou Retton,, … More Mental and emotional agility – you got this