When students of Joy-Based Living begin their studies (through our e-books), they often become painfully aware of the sheer quantity of shame that has been instilled into our collective culture, which has directly influenced their individual minds… Their sense of self worth How harshly they speak to themselves What they should or shouldn’t eat How … More What foods did your ancestors eat? Eliminate shame, not innocent food.
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
O Mah Lawdy Lawd!!! This week has been PACKED with every emotion from deep grief to major mojo JOY JOY JOY!!! And Reverend SASSY SHORTS wishes she had 20 elves to do her biddings!!! Turns out that executing on ideas isn’t the same as having ideas. And the good REVEREND is OVERFLOWING with both these days! … More YES Reverend SASSY SHORTS is still IN THE HOUSE! SASSY SUNDAY 20 of 52
Do I like making people feel uncomfortable? No not really – but … Hiding my truth is way too fucking exhausting. Plus, expressing my truth attracts my true peeps to me. A few people recently left my Instagram page because my messages pushed their buttons. My messages are about radical self-acceptance and self-love. They’re about … More Do I like making people feel uncomfortable? No not really – but …
It’s hard to feel joyful when inner shackles keep you small. That’s why I’m so dedicated to helping people set themselves free! This video explains some of the hard stuff that’s part of the journey. The first rule in the art of war is to know thine enemy. But what if the enemy is you? … More the good stuff AND the hard stuff at Joy-Based Living
What do you do when you feel lost and are trying to hone in on your heart? Michele and I share our stories on how we learned to listen, become coachable, hold each other accountable while strategizing negotiating for joy. We also share some funny stories about Doritos and lightening bugs… You’ll want to listen to this one! … More How to listen to your heart with Doritos and Lightning Bugs #lioness Episode 53
Hey All! Happy MAY! In the last few weeks, I think I’ve produced more social media content than in the last 5 years combined. Corona. Our spirits and souls need to be fed, now more than ever. My friend Michele and I reached a small but significant milestone of 50 Podcast episodes last week. Wow! … More You are the bread and the wine – SASSY SUNDAY 18 of 52
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Yesterday, Michele Stone and I published Episode 50 in the SASSY SOUTHERN YANKEE podcast. Today, I updated the podcast description to proudly include her: Debbie Happy Cohen, personal coach and founder of JoyBasedLiving.com, invites you into a lively conversation that boldly engages topics such as spiritual development, healing emotional trauma and doing what it takes … More Celebrating 50 Podcast Episodes!
Episode 49 Episode #49 was amazing! Michele and I talk about her stepping up into the limelight with her virtual art classes during this retreat. We tap into how the “Joy Cycle” has helped her and the others at Joy Based Living step up and out into the spotlight on social media and in real … More Love is our foundation for expanding joy #lioness Episode 49