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Best of Times – Worst of Times: There IS Another Way

Published on November 19, 2015 By JoanK

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” – Charles Dickens These days produce heightened thoughts and actions of fear, protection, ‘us vs them’, circling the wagons, exclusion, anxiety, vulnerability………….. These days also create intensified thoughts and actions of peace, hope, compassion and a commitment to ending the cycle of fear – […]

You & Joy – Strange-Bedfellows? (Not Anymore)

Published on October 28, 2015 By JoanK

It is fall and stores are brimming with Christmas wares from decorations to bobbles to greeting cards.  Everywhere I see – ‘Wishing you Joy this season!  Joy to the World!  Joy to you this season!’ It would be easy to take the cynical route and complain about the commercialization of Christmas and the holiday season, yada, […]

All You Need Is Your Spark

Published on September 17, 2015 By JoanK

  Leaping Exercise: Use the above as a reflection and jumping off place for journaling. Pretend you are one of the stars in the above photo. Imagine you are a spark of Divinity. The following are a few journaling ideas for you to engage your imagination and your heart as you connect with who you really are: As a spark […]

How To Experience Your Best Holiday Season Yet!

Published on December 5, 2014 By JoanK

This season, throw out the anxiousness of your ‘to do’ lists and ‘have to’s!  Eliminate the dreadful feeling of putting up with people you feel obligated to see or events you don’t want to attend.  Let go of the worrisome thought that ‘I don’t have enough money’ or ‘nobody cares about me’.  Reject whatever is […]

“In All Things Give Thanks” – 30 Day Challenge

Published on November 19, 2014 By JoanK

‘Tis the season for Giving Thanks! The season:  Thanksgiving The adventure:  “In All Things Give Thanks” – 30 Day Challenge The outcome:  Unique, fun, life changing!  The final prize to be uncovered by you in one month   The what, the why, the how plus easy, useful tips for your fabulous 30 day adventure are […]

What Is It That You Really Like To Do?

Published on September 26, 2014 By JoanK

Julie and Julia “What is it that you REALLY like to do?” This is the life changing question Paul Child asked his wife, Julia Child after moving to France in the 1950s. The answer flowed from her without hesitation, “EAT! That’s what I really like to do! I am good at it!” She followed her […]

Jump Into Your Happyness Circle!

Published on September 5, 2014 By JoanK

Step into your Happyness Circle!!!  Better yet, JUMP IN! Let go! Laugh! Be Curious! Imagine!      Forgive!      Love!      Do what you would you have done with this drawing at      age 4 or 6 or 8      Take a chance……….and Live Free! Today’s ‘Leaping Exercise’:  Make your own […]