Digital Detox

Digital Detox

Welcome to episode 15 of the JOY Factor. Today we’re talking about the benefits of taking a break from technology and setting the stage to help you take your own detox. If your internet habits leave you feeling a little edgy, frustrated or down, take heart. You...
The Power of Compassion

The Power of Compassion

During the month of September The JOY Factor is taking a stand against domestic violence. Support Helping Services for NE Iowa Domestic Abuse Resource Center to honor my niece Sena’s memory and raise awareness of intimate partner violence Register for the 2nd Annual...
Shameless Survivor

Shameless Survivor

Today’s episode may be difficult to hear and a trigger warning for some. The content is designed for a mature audience so please keep children out of listening range. Also, just a reminder that this podcast is not meant as a substitute for therapy, or counseling but...
Heal Your Broken Spaces

Heal Your Broken Spaces

  Support Helping Services for NE Iowa Domestic Abuse Resource Center to honor my niece Sena’s memory and raise awareness of intimate partner violence Register for the 2nd Annual Sena Hanson Memorial Walk/Run/Bike 5k on 10/1/16 or make a donation (every dollar...
Follow Your Dream

Follow Your Dream

Today’s guest is Kim Dow, founder of Sass Magazine and Kalico Design in Frederick Maryland. Kim shares her perspective on joy and offers a great example to other entrepreneurs.  Contact Kim http://www.sassmagazine.com https://www.facebook.com/sassfrederick More...
Joyful on Purpose

Joyful on Purpose

Today’s guest is Jacqueline Lawson from Joyful on Purpose. In May  of 2012 Jackie’s husband Brian lost his battle with cancer and died 112 days after his diagnosis. From the start Jackie made a conscious decision to find joy in the midst of pain no matter what. Unless...
Remember Your Connection to Nature

Remember Your Connection to Nature

On today’s episode, Bouder’s own Cat Pantaleo joins me to discuss the power of connecting with nature and the ancient wisdom that’s waiting for all of us to remember.  Cat generously shared her time and wisdom and her words will remind you of the...
Kelly Darke

Kelly Darke

Today’s guest is Kelly Darke. Kelly is a Michigan based art therapist who has been using art as a portal to joyful living since she was a child. Lately she’s been collaborating with the organization Stand with Trans to lead art therapy groups for transgender kids....
Listen to your soul

Listen to your soul

In today’s episode, I’m talking to Gloria Martin, a Dallas TX based marriage and family therapist in private practice. Gloria’s thoughtful approach to seeking joy offers us the opportunity to dive a little deeper into practice of creating space for reflection.  I hope...