My heart is heavy as the surge intensifies in NYC, New Orleans, Detroit… And my heart perks up when people talk about the many silver linings that are already appearing. Family and friends visiting more than ever …just virtually. The story today of the golden retriever delivering groceries to the woman next door; Italians singing […]
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Through the years I’ve written and taught extensively about “liminal time,” that pregnant pause between what is no longer and what is not yet. Although liminal time is a known stage in all rites of passage, most people have never heard of it. Whether we’re talking about a pandemic, a war, a refugee crisis, or […]
This is the story of how my son, Justin and I went into the light with my mother at the time of her death. Raymond Moody, who wrote the first book on near death experiences, featured this story in his book Glimpses of Eternity, which tells the stories of people who have “empathic” death experiences […]
Research on resilience indicates that bricolage- making something you need from whatever is at hand- is a core competence of resilience. Think about: Medical face masks made out of office supplies or sewn by volunteers Shoelaces made from bits of string and wire collected by inmates of concentration camps in Nazi Germany. These made a […]
Covid-19 is not just another seasonal flu. Don’t fool yourself. Stay the course with self-isolating if your city or state has ordered it. Isolate anyway, even if you haven’t been haven’t been required to hunker down. Here is why. 1. According to the Centers for Disease Control – the CDC- 490,600 people were hospitalized with […]
This statue of Shiva, Hindu God of Change, was the last thing I grabbed from our home when my husband and I fled from a terrifying wildfire on Labor Day, 2010. Our house was at the epicenter of what was up to that point, the most destructive fire in Colorado history. It incinerated 169 homes, […]
Let’s talk about the coronavirus and how best to approach it realistically while improving overall health, peace of mind, and enjoyment of life. In my 8-min video and the text below, you’ll find some valuable tips about how to reduce stress, stay optimistic and maintain wellbeing. In a fortunate synchronicity, I’m launching GraceFull360, a simple, […]
Ramakrishna said, “The winds of God’s grace are always blowing. It is for us to raise the sails.” So, let’s uplift our sails and our souls, and navigate the vast ocean of life together! I’ve been pouring my heart into GraceFull360, my new interactive online program designed to gently guide us down 6 simple paths […]
Joan is interviewed by Ande Anderson as part of the Believe and Receive summit sponsored by AVAIYA University & Enlightenment Village. The entire summit is available if you’d like to hear it. https://www.joanborysenko.com/wp-content/uploads/video/joan-borysenko-believe-summit-2019.mp4
Joan joins Jayson Gaddis, host of the Smart Couple podcast and founder of The Relationship School, to discuss making meaning & developing safety & resiliency through relationships. In this podcast, you’ll learn how to dig deep into your self-belief, overcome victimhood, and increase connection.
I’m a longtime scientist, psychologist and spiritual seeker who just loves sharing what I’ve learned about health, happiness and soulful living with friends like you. Together let’s learn, grow and leave a legacy of human goodness. Are you in?