As many of you know, I love to hike. My hiking availability has been hit or miss this past fall/winter, and I’ve gotten a bit out of shape. This weekend when I hit the trail, I wasn’t even 100 yards from my parked car when I began wondering, “Why on earth do I think I...
I’ve always loved photography. I can remember when I first started driving at the age of 16, I would just go for a drive simply just to find things to take pictures of. This was way before cell phones and Instagram, it’s always been part of who I am.
Joy is the ultimate fuel for your brain. You are designed to run on joy. Your brain was literally built to experience joy as it’s life-giving substance. Having “glad to be with you” experiences is the high-octane fuel that provides the smoothest ride for your life.
While working on a writing project recently I was asked, “Why don’t you use the word gratitude instead of appreciation?” The person asking is a fan of the Joyful Journey book and the interactive gratitude process taught in it. (And so am I!)
Last week I had the pleasure of attending the Life Model Works Annual Gathering. At this conference they released a new “booklet” by authors Jim Wilder, Anna Kang, John Loppnow and Sungshim Loppnow called Joyful Journey Listening to Immanuel.
Sometimes when I mention that I am a Certified Professional Recovery Coach, people dismiss the possibility that they might benefit from working with me. They immediately picture the addict, fresh out of rehab as the person needing a “Recovery Coach”.