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.
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
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 …
Freedom of speech is the most important freedom we have. Stealing freedom by shutting people down – banning them from speaking freely – is utterly unacceptable to me. It represents the basis of every form of alienation and abuse that I have ever seen. … More Love changes everything. Everything. SASSY SUNDAY 19 of 52.
Episode 42 Tonight, Michele and I delved into the juicy goodness of compassion, communication and clarity. Along the way, we touched on the beauty and health benefits of prayer, rituals and love. A positive transmutation of energy occurred, as though we went from lead to gold. Topics MindBody Code: 3-Step Sequence of Study Sagwa, inclusive … More Compassion, Communication and Clarity – Episode 42 #lioness
Podcast Episode 29: Spending more time with yourself during quarantine can bring up lots of different thoughts, including thoughts that aren’t comfortable. In this episode, Michele and I talk about the nature of thoughts, the nature of the mind, and developing inner peace. To access all blog posts and podcasts with Debbie and Michele, just … More Cleaning up your inner thoughts for the sake of your inner peace – Episode 29
Michele and I are wishing you much love and well-being today and always. May you and your loved ones feel as safe as this sweet little snoring bird. Podcast Episode 28: Topics mentioned: Spacing out, la la land, daydreaming, positives and negatives Secret Life of Walter Mitty with Ben Stiller Being present, recognizing dissociation Emotional … More Do you ever space out? How are you dealing with uncertainty, sadness, grief? Episode 28
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
Dear Friend, Michele and I would like to help you experience more MAGIC in your life. In order to do this, we’d like to include you in the insights and perspectives which have helped us the most. This episode is an invitation for those of you who don’t yet know us at Joy-Based Living, … More Meaningful conversations are the gateway to creating your best new normal – JBL is leading the way – Episode 26
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