What’s my agenda? 100% genuine JOY that shows in the light in your eyes. What’s my biggest fear? That you think I’m here to try to sell you anything MORE than that. What’s my greatest intent? That you’ll overcome your hesitation by having the passion and the cajones to go for it!
I care and I don’t care. It’s a mantra that nuns tell themselves. Interestingly, I learned this from 2 credible sources, Clarissa Pinkola Estees and Carolyn Myss, when they interviewed each other. They were raised in Catholic schools and they recalled their memories of the nuns, their teachers, with great fondness. This surprised me, as … More I care and I don’t care – TRULY
Rather than explaining, I’m just going to post this image. I think it’s self explanatory. If you have questions or comments, please share. Negotiating for your JOY. It’s who you are. Much love, Happy D!
AWWWEEEESOOOOOMMMMMEEEEEE! ME TOO!! I’m so flippin over the people who make fun of people for their quirks. All this does is SMOTHER people who feel insecure (artists, creatives??) . . . and they get quieter. So many amazing people are very actively HIDING their flippin’ amazing talents TODAY RIGHT NOW because of fear of judgment, … More Do you take too many photos? Do you read too many books? What’s your quirk?
I wish I could have had a place for my 18 year old self to belong – safely and without any soul-stealing price. A place to think clearly. A place to feel supported. Supported in having alignment between my heart, my mind and my actions. A place where mutual respect was a given and expected. … More A Place to Belong
Hey Friend! Did you ever hear about the priest in the long black robe who walked into the “wrong” hospital room and spoke the last rights to the “wrong” person, and that person died? I don’t have evidence to tell you if this has actually has happened but I do know that when doctors tell … More Own your power – Sassy Sunday 8 of 52
Do you ever have a song come to your mind when you think of a particular person, or maybe even an event in your life? That happens to me quite frequently, and lately, when I’ve thought about the various aspects of Joy-Based Living, a couple of these songs rose up inside of me: While my … More The lyrics to these Beatles songs play in my mind sometimes
Your value is inherent in the fact that you were born. No matter what you do or what you don’t do, you are worthy of love. That’s what we’re fighting for, standing for, aiming for, here at Joy-Based Living. I’d like us to take a moment to celebrate the love within you and within each … More Happy Valentine’s Day, Love without Agenda
After refusing to be a cog, a brick or a drone —- who will you become? Will you become a bully? A peace freak? A doormat to someone else’s whims? An addict? A zombie? I hope none of the above. I think in order to avoid these traps, and to live with dare I say … More So you’ve refused to be another brick in the wall – now who will you be?