JoyBoots Blog

Reflections on the emotional recovery experience and staying connected to your authentic self, to resilience, to growth, and to joy.

From Anxious to Grounded

We’re living from one day to the next with additional layers of stress, worry and anxiety. Things may feel overwhelming, out of control and uncertain. Learning to be okay in

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Joyboots Survey Results

Thanks to everyone who took the time to share how COVID-19 continues to affect you and interfere with your life. According to the survey results, these are areas of your

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The Wretched and the Glorious

LIFE IS BOTH WRETCHED AND GLORIOUS BY Pema Chödrön “Life is glorious, but life is also wretched. It is both. Appreciating the gloriousness inspires us, encourages us, cheers us up,

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Kindness by Naomi Shihab Nye   Before you know what kindness really is you must lose things, feel the future dissolve in a moment like salt in a weakened broth.

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Tips for Sleep

After my weekly Wellness Warriors Yoga Class, a new student asked for ideas to help her sleep. A four time cancer survivor, she says she falls asleep ok, but wakes

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