Writing Down the Light

Fall is on its way, and with it my annual east coast writing retreat at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Stockbridge, MA (November 16-18). (click here to register) I’ve taught at Kripalu for many years. It’s always a great experience to be there- good people, fine yoga, excellent workshops, and delicious food! […]

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 […]

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. https://www.joanborysenko.com/wp-content/uploads/audio/122217489797460-001.mp3

Learning to love yourself with Joan and Karen

Put August 10-12 on your calendar and come on over to Stockbridge MA and the iconic Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in the magnificent Berkshires.

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 […]

In beauty may you walk in 2018

In beauty may you walk in 2018. What can you imagine? That’s the key to forming a strong intention that guides action and calls in help from unexpected places. Magic anyone? One of my visions for last year was recovering from June’s double hip replacement. I kept visualizing myself hiking with ease. This past week […]