3 Strategies to Banish False Shame – Letter to Russell Brand speaking on Shame (healing narcissistic abuse)

Dear Russell, I really appreciate the conversation you have taken on, helping people walk through the muck of shame, using the 12 steps with modern lingo and soundbites that people can chew on. Truly, with deep sincerity, I appreciate your work. In today’s video you are speaking to one side of the equation of shame. … More 3 Strategies to Banish False Shame – Letter to Russell Brand speaking on Shame (healing narcissistic abuse)

Quotes and colors are 2 of my favorite things

Quotes Inspirational quotes changed my life. They helped me live deliberately and intentionally. They validated my deepest beliefs about what was truly possible for myself and others. I began collecting great quotes at age 16, in a light blue 3-ring binder, on school-ruled paper. When I got older, quotes on sticky notes took over my … More Quotes and colors are 2 of my favorite things

Why Joy-Based Living is truly NOT for normal people

Class: It’s not for everyone. And neither is Joy-Based Living. One of our JBL members, deJoly LaBrier, just posted this in our private Basecamp community and I am sharing it with you with her permission because it is golden. She is just so freakin’ authentic and I love that! Feeling overcome with gratitude for the … More Why Joy-Based Living is truly NOT for normal people

On labels, spirituality, narcissistic abuse and power (Mr. Rogers, Marianne Williamson)

Are you too spiritual for labels? I used to be. I mentioned this in a previous blog post (https://joybasedliving.com/2019/01/24/why-i-love-co-narcissists-and-why-you-should-too/) but today it came up in an f-bomb kind of story – with a lot of energy and clarity. So I thought you might like it! Story Today I spoke with a beautiful, deep and spiritual … More On labels, spirituality, narcissistic abuse and power (Mr. Rogers, Marianne Williamson)

Master Coaching Tip

Some things don’t change. After 20 years of coaching people of ALL walks of life (children and adults, men and women, CEO’s and employees, dancers and teachers, wealthy and poor, traumatized and thriving) . . . this one piece of advice is as pristine as the day my first coach gave it to me. In … More Master Coaching Tip

The 7 Powers of Highly Effective Empaths

The 7 Powers of highly effective empaths belong to everyone, but they are more pronounced in empathic folks. When these Powers are under-developed, suffering ensues. But when they are honed through awareness, validation and regular use, all things become possible. Here is an outline of the 7 Powers and their corresponding essential actions. I’ll also … More The 7 Powers of Highly Effective Empaths

Embracing fear and anxiety on the path of awakening (Russel Brand)

I don’t normally post other people’s videos on this here blog, but this 3 min. message is just so wonderfully poignant for spiritual journeyers who are on the path of awakening. I’m someone who had the doors of spiritual wisdom flung wide open to her at age 19. My extraordinary mentor of many years (RIP … More Embracing fear and anxiety on the path of awakening (Russel Brand)