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Jump Start Your Joy is a podcast by Paula Jenkins, a business coach and podcast producer living in the San Francisco Bay Area. Inspired by the quote “Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day (Henri Nouwen),” this lively show looks at the inspiration, intention, and action that lead to joy in your life, the world, and other people's lives.

Jump Start Your Joy Paula Jenkins

    • Personal Journals
    • 4.8, 39 Ratings

Jump Start Your Joy is a podcast by Paula Jenkins, a business coach and podcast producer living in the San Francisco Bay Area. Inspired by the quote “Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day (Henri Nouwen),” this lively show looks at the inspiration, intention, and action that lead to joy in your life, the world, and other people's lives.

    Colin Egglesfield on Creating Real Connection, and Becoming an "Agile Artist"

    Colin Egglesfield on Creating Real Connection, and Becoming an "Agile Artist"

    Author, artist, and entrepreneur, Colin Egglesfield joins to talk about creating connection authentic connection, listening, and how to become an "Agile Artist." He also shares testicular cancer, his role on All My Children, and his new online courses.

    • 29 min
    Embracing "Playing Small" to Start a Creative Business that Delights You

    Embracing "Playing Small" to Start a Creative Business that Delights You

    Starting a business can feel overwhelming and scary, but if you embrace starting small, and following what lights you up - it doesn't have to be. Inspired by a listener's question, this episode tells you how to embrace your dreams.

    • 27 min
    The Key to Finding Joy After Hitting Rock Bottom with PR Expert Andi Albin

    The Key to Finding Joy After Hitting Rock Bottom with PR Expert Andi Albin

    After going bankrupt, being evicted, and having her car repossessed, Andi Albin made a mindful decision to dig deep, stay positive, and find her passion. Today she's built a successful PR firm from the ground up and she is sharing the keys to finding joy.

    • 38 min
    How to Find Your Voice, and Your Purpose, in Podcasting with guest Elsie Escobar

    How to Find Your Voice, and Your Purpose, in Podcasting with guest Elsie Escobar

    Elsie Escobar of She Podcasts and Libsyn joins me today to talk about finding your voice, how to pick a name for your show, that change is the only constant, and how she learned to ground in and get connected (and encourages others to do the same).

    • 51 min
    How to Find Joy Again After Experiencing Trauma in Your Life with Ilene Smith

    How to Find Joy Again After Experiencing Trauma in Your Life with Ilene Smith

    The author of "Moving Beyond Trauma," Ilene Smith is a somatic experiencing practitioner, trauma healer and speaker. She shares the role trauma plays in our lives, how to work with trauma, and how to approach the current trauma vortex we're all living in, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    • 28 min
    How To Harness the Heart and Courage of "Playing Small"

    How To Harness the Heart and Courage of "Playing Small"

    It takes a lot of heart, courage, and vulnerability to reject the pressure to "play big." By letting go of the expected hustle, and efforting, you can find joy in ways that are small, manageable, and noticeable, everyday.

    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 Ratings

Clarisse Gomez ,

Awesome Podcast!!!

Paula, host of the Jump Start Your Joy podcast, highlights all aspects of business, productivivty and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

Adeline Olmer ,

Great Recap!

This was such a wonderful way to get a glimps of the top episodes! I loved listening and most importantly I was inspired! Thank you!!!

JenHancock ,

The perfect balance of inspiration + action

Inviting, uplifting, practical, and consistently fascinating curation of topics and guests — this is my favorite podcast! I never want to miss an episode!

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