Do I really need to be an angry white woman in order to inflict change on the world?

My soul’s archetype is the Statue of Liberty. But I am not of the sentiment of “bring me your poor and huddled masses.” I think that’s bullshit. You can read about that here. As a first gen American, I know the power and beauty and JOY and hope and DREAMS that actively LIVE inside of … More Do I really need to be an angry white woman in order to inflict change on the world?

Black lives matter because Joy matters SASSY SUNDAY 23 of 52

Today’s JBL Newsletter My dear friends, Sometimes I feel exhausted. As an ordinary person who simply wants my loved ones to be happy, the world doesn’t make any sense. To fight for equality and for joy feels ridiculous sometimes because these qualities are so clearly and obviously important! And yet I find myself repeating the … More Black lives matter because Joy matters SASSY SUNDAY 23 of 52

3 essential elements of a conscious community – SASSY SUNDAY 21 of 52

Your spirit, your feelings and your authentic contribution really do matter. Our world needs the most radiant and gorgeous aspect of your being to come forward and shine brighter. One thing that truly helps is having supportive and conscious relationships which nurture the best in each other to come forward. I hope you enjoy this video. Let me know what you think. … More 3 essential elements of a conscious community – SASSY SUNDAY 21 of 52

Art Education IS America #parents #homeschool #teachers #Lioness Episode 58

Episode 58 (may include explicit language) As we stand for our desire to create a #newnormal that truly reflects the beauty and radiance of our spirits, we acknowledge that art plays an integral part in this play. As Americans, this means even more to our hearts and souls. We have always been a spirited nation. … More Art Education IS America #parents #homeschool #teachers #Lioness Episode 58

Quick Update 8 weeks in to our launch of Wholehearted Networking

Here’s a quick video update. View this post on Instagram Successes from our journey at JoyBasedLiving and Wholehearted Networking 8 weeks in. And no I’m not going to flip the video. ❌❤️🍒🍒🍒 A post shared by Debbie Happy Cohen (@debbiehappycohen) on May 21, 2020 at 9:45am PDT So Much Love! HappyD! Debbie Happy Cohen, author … More Quick Update 8 weeks in to our launch of Wholehearted Networking

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

Another awesome SANCTUARY testimonial

“I kept attracting relationships and people into my life (personally and professionally) who would take way more than they would give and where I would give way more than I would take. SANCTUARY immediately showed me the main holes in my healing journey. I can now see exactly what steps to take next in order … More Another awesome SANCTUARY testimonial

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