What are you learning about people you love and care about during this time of corona? Episode 27

Michele and I agree that quality time includes quality conversations and a richer pigment of quality in our very presence as we spend time together. Getting to know each other better is so moving and gorgeous and precious. I am grateful for each and every single moment of love. Podcast Episode 27 TOPICS WE DISCUSSED … More What are you learning about people you love and care about during this time of corona? Episode 27

Goofy Gumbo’s voicemail, a conversation about meaningful conversations and a doodle by Michele Stone – Episode 25

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. – Pablo Picasso To access all blogposts and podcasts with Debbie and Michele, just click LIONESS in the Main Menu of www.joybasedliving.com or go to the Search bar at the bottom and type LIONESS. Our first voice message for our Podcast is from Goofy Gumbo! (2 min audio) … More Goofy Gumbo’s voicemail, a conversation about meaningful conversations and a doodle by Michele Stone – Episode 25

Taboo truths – Sadhguru is like fine wine – he keeps getting better with age – and he’s about to get louder

  I like Sadhguru. I’ve been watching him on youtube and reading his books for about 4 years. I’ve also visited his beautiful temple and yoga center in Tennessee a few times. I’m not a devotee but I am definitely a fan. What I love most about Sadhguru is his clarity, his quick wit and … More Taboo truths – Sadhguru is like fine wine – he keeps getting better with age – and he’s about to get louder

Addiction Transformation Trauma and Healing – wisdom during the time of corona – pandemics and infodemics

Hey All! I’ve been awaiting one of my favorite teachers to bring his leadership and kind, intelligent, macro/micro, compassionate voice to the table. It showed up in my feed today. Yay! And as always, he doesn’t disappoint. Gabor Maté. And yes, Russell Brand did an excellent job in this interview as well. Thank you both, … More Addiction Transformation Trauma and Healing – wisdom during the time of corona – pandemics and infodemics

A clothesline of gratitude – a really fun, funny and deep conversation #lioness

When we first started this episode, Michele said the main topic should be a “Mixed Bag from the Universe.” And she was so right! It was awesome! (note to Grammar peeps – I can never remember if the period should go inside the quote. I think it should. Not sure. :-)) Podcast Episode 22 Today’s … More A clothesline of gratitude – a really fun, funny and deep conversation #lioness

Eradicate self-judgment – Negotiate for Joy – Embrace your true power

In any negotiation, I always desire and imagine and aim for the very best and highest joy for each person. And when someone I care about is struggling with something, nothing matters more to me than their greatest joy. This doesn’t mean that they will always get exactly what they want from me or from … More Eradicate self-judgment – Negotiate for Joy – Embrace your true power

We were made for these times

I read this vignette many years ago, and the feeling-tone of it has brought me inner strength many times. The title sings inside my heart like the chorus line of a great song. I share it with you with big blessings. We Were Made For These Times by Clarissa Pinkola Estes My friends, do not … More We were made for these times

I want you to feel wanted and needed, lucky and loved . . . You got this!

Hey! Happy one year anniversary to me! It was one year ago on Saint Patty’s Day that I officially became a reverend. A Jewish Reverend. Reverend SASSY SHORTS! Yay! Today, I want to talk about feeling lucky and loved. And how YOU can generate those feelings and experiences for yourself. I want that for you, … More I want you to feel wanted and needed, lucky and loved . . . You got this!

Let’s talk about faith. And prayer. And inclusivity. And strength. SASSY SUNDAY 12 of 52

Hi this is Reverend SASSY SHORTS here! I’m excited that it was last year on March 17 that I officially became a reverend at the Universal Life Church, same place where Conan O’Brien became a reverend. It was Saint Patty’s Day. This is all funny to me because I’m Jewish. Please bare (or is it … More Let’s talk about faith. And prayer. And inclusivity. And strength. SASSY SUNDAY 12 of 52

THRIVE Amidst the Noise Wednesday March 18

It’s the day after Saint Patty’s Day and the day before Spring Equinox. #auspicious https://www.crowdcast.io/e/thrive-amidst-the-noise 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 … More THRIVE Amidst the Noise Wednesday March 18