Joan’s Blog

The Universe Insists on My Makeover

Every so often, it’s good to change things up, to re-invent ourselves, to grow and to evolve.  Sometimes we initiate those changes, and sometimes the Universe makes that decision for us. Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about kindness – especially kindness to myself. You know, even though I’ve taught self-care, self-love, self-compassion for years, […]

Self-Caring in Santa Fe

Within you lies a vital force, your innate healing superintelligence, a guidance system just waiting for you to step up and engage in true partnership toward your best health and authentic happiness. Breakthrough findings in neuroscience, positive psychology, nutrition and epigenetics are showing us how it all works. Learn how to engage this super power […]

Health Tips – Spaghetti Squash with Parley Lemon Pesto

My pal, Gilah Rosner and I love to share recipes, kitchen wisdom, and nutritional science tidbits. We know that deciding what to eat has gotten so complicated, it seems you need a scientist in the kitchen. But don’t worry – now you’ve got two! We’ll serve you bite size portions of the latest nutritional science, […]

Heart and Soul: A Woman’s Spiritual Retreat

 Make time for magic! Join Joan Borysenko in an intimate women’s retreat overlooking the Hood Canal in dreamy Union, Washington. Women’s “ways of knowing” include dreams, ritual, storytelling, intention, and deep meaningful connection with one another. In this 3-day retreat culminating on the new moon we will ignite our intuition, open our hearts, restore […]

Yours truly outside our tent in the Chobe National Park, Botswana (Pic- Joan by Tent)

Out of Africa

Sweet Reader, Well, I’m back! This is the first edition of my new monthly newsletter- Living with Grace and Grit. Each newsletter will include a blog, a health tip for the week, a link to a video, featured events where I’ll be out and about teaching, and tips about books and other valuable resources. Since […]

Why Women Burn Out and How We Can Revive Ourselves

Listen to Joan’s recent interview for The Women’s Wellness Council 2018. She discusses how to use positive psychology to build a healing mindset, understanding epigenetics to supporting your health recovery, and how to revive yourself and recover from burnout. http://www.joanborysenko.com/wp-content/uploads/audio/122217489797460-001.mp3

See Joan in the Heal Documentary

Ever wonder if the mind-body connection is real? Try this simple 40-second experiment that Author & Biologist Joan Borsenko leads us through to prove just how powerful your imagination really is! HEAL is available on DVD and all Digital Platforms (iTunes/Amazon/Vimeo). Purchase here:   www.healdocumentary.com/purchase.html

Spiritual Tools for Everyday Healing

Traditional healing wisdom is both holistic and spiritual–the sacred practices of ancient traditions are designed to help us lead a balanced, healthy life. Likewise, for us moderns, every day brings us myriad opportunities to transform our routine activities into acts of mindful awareness, meaning and purpose, and by so doing we integrate the worlds of […]

Learn Mind Body Tools with Joan

As a scientist, psychologist and spiritual seeker I know that a truly holistic approach is best for living well, and for healing. That’s why I developed SyNAPSE, an integrative, multi-perspective, mindfulness-based and heart-centered approach to personalized wellness and recovery – designed to meet our needs as human beings today. I’d love to share the SyNAPSE […]