When we consciously and lovingly work toward bringing our minds, bodies, and emotions into alignment, we can live our most joyful lives. Host Joy Dushey, a holistic life guide,breathwork facilitator, energy healer and founder of the integrated Life System, The Joyful Approach.
On The Methodology by The Joyful Approach, you’ll hear from Joy and other experts in the spiritual and wellness realm about tools for awakening to a better understanding of yourself and finding alignment while making self-loving choices that bring you to a state of ease and joy. Along the way, you’ll awaken to the realization that the answers you need are already inside of you and the healing to an awakened life will be available to you.
A Conversation with Laura Gevanter
Laura Gevanter helps clients see the limiting beliefs that keep them stuck through past programming and inputs new empowering ones that actually support them. By shifting the perception of past stress triggers or trauma, her clients free up the energy that draws them back to safe, constraining behaviors and habits. Her natural intuitive abilities and extensive training in coaching and PSYCH-K give her a unique skill set to help get her clients extraordinary results. She is a PSYCH-K® Facilitator, Alignment Coach, Group Course Leader, and Retreat Host.
In the interview today, we explore the magic of PSYCH-K and other methodologies that will facilitate healing. PSYCH-K is amazing because of how fast it can bring long-lasting results. Listen to discover more about this life-changing modality.
In This Episode
5:23 - What is PSYCH-K and how could it change your life 12:15 - The magic of the whole-brain state 22:19 - Using the permission protocol to heal severe traumas and anxiety 28:52 - Why positive thinking isn’t always enough 36:00 - How a PSYCH-K session would happen over zoom
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A Conversation with Katy May Spencer
Katy May is a facilitator at frequency mind, which is how we became connected with each other. We have trained together with David Elliot in Alchemical breathwork.
Katy May Spencer leads transformative experiences using breathwork, meditation, movement, and reflection. Her techniques help us root into our joy, connect to the mystical universe within, and orient to the natural world around us in order to lead longer and more epic lives. She’s also the founder of Coba Crystals.
Today we talk about rituals, practices, horse medicine, and life. Katy May’s way of expressing herself and the wisdom she holds will bring so much to your life today. We hope you enjoy this episode!
A Conversation with ShaDarian
After experiencing emotional and physical trauma as a child, teen, and even adult, ShaDarian leaned into her own superpower, and that was to make the choice to heal. Now she assists those wanting to regulate their bodies through mindful expressions like embodied living, language, love, and self-study. She uses modalities like breathwork, photography, trauma-based chakra meditation, art, somatics, journaling prompts, yoga, sound healing, and intuitive lifestyle coaching to help people ultimately realize that they are the true creators and healers of their lives.
One of the things discussed in the interview is self-regulation. It’s something that we don’t often speak about, but it’s an incredibly important skill. Listen to learn about self-regulation and many other important skills that will help you live your life with more fullness.
18:28 - Making peace with the past and nurturing the present
26:23 - Designing businesses and careers that fully encompass your being
38:25 - ShaDarian’s process of working with clients
57:43 - Giving back and working with kids
A Conversation with Noel Gaupner
Noël is an Ayurvedic Clinician twice Board Certified with the AADP and NAMA for Ayurvedic Nutrition and Holistic Health Counseling. Trained by Dr. Arun Sharma at Ayuskama Institute in Bagsunag and Thiruvananthapuram, India, the California College of Ayurveda in, CA, and Dr. Naina Marballi's Ayurveda's World in NYC in Ayurvedic medical tradition, she uses a variety of practical dietary, herbal, lifestyle and bodywork methods with both private individuals and group programs to restore vital health; patients cultivate the internal conditions within their body/mind so the symptoms of health may arise. Currently, she is working towards a doctoral degree at Kerala Ayurveda Academy in Kochin, India
Additionally, Noël is a 500h certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher under Hari Kaur Khalsa's instruction.
In the show today, Noel offers tons of information about Ayurveda. She truly has her own mind, and she brings her own spin to ancient philosophy. Listen to get a crash course, or possibly a new perspective on the ancient spiritual practice of Ayurveda.
12:12 - Living in alignment with your own natural rhythms
17:37 - What is Ayurveda?
30:30 - Learning about your natural makeup and how to balance it
34:11 - All about the doshas
1:02:47 - Food as medicine and nutrition tips
For further information www.noelgraupner.com
A Conversation with Kara Ladd
Kara Ladd is the Founder of KL Consulting, a conscious marketing consultancy & content studio. She connects with others often through her mission-driven, mindful writing, speaking & content partnerships that focus around self & brand growth strategies that help us all embody our best selves.
Kara’s journey through surviving cancer and her attitude in life will have you inspired after listening to this podcast episode. We talked about how the dark night of the soul and our personal journeys with health helped us turn towards the holistic path.
7:02 - starting your day off right with morning pages
12:29 - embodying the state of balance through boundaries and self-knowledge
16:30 - Kara’s cancer journey and how it transformed her life
32:00 - Aligning with your spiritual purpose and the physical world at the same time
37:01 - morning routines and rituals
43:02 - what to do if you feel lost in life
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A Conversation with Alice Chera
Alice Chera is a certified Life Coach, speaker, writer, and discussion facilitator, in practice since 2008. Alice empowers individuals who want to live with more ease and enjoyment through private coaching and Vision Mapping workshops. Alice guides clients to greater overall wellness using scientifically proven mind-body techniques to reduce stress, build resilience, and perform their best at work and at home. She is certified by the Coaches Training Institute, the largest experiential coach training and leadership development organization in the world. Alice gives workshops in a variety of corporate, educational, and institutional settings to people who seek to live with more intention and joy. In 2020, Alice began leading virtual hour-long interactive wellness sessions for women and their colleagues at one of the world’s largest financial institutions—sessions that encourage mindfulness to cope with change, build self-awareness, process trauma, and flourish at work.
Just being in her presence will bring calm and ease into your nervous system. We discuss some tools that can help manage anxiety and overwhelm. She has written some amazing content for The Joyful Approach before, and we are so excited to have her on the podcast.
13:45 - Breaking traditions and paving your own path in life
24:15 - The importance of returning to the body in times of stress
29:15 - Reasons people hire a life coach
37:47 - Being messy and imperfect while also achieving great things
43:55 - Advice for anyone who feels stuck in life
1:06:01 - How self-healing opens up creativity
1:08:50 - Setting yourself up for the optimal day
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