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.
The Top 10 Episodes from Season One (A Look Back)
It's fun looking back at the joy and wisdom that guests have shared on the show. We're going back to 2016 in this episode, and revisiting the top 10 episodes from that very first season. From Matt Wood (General Grievous) to Danny Wood of New Kids on the Block, to Kathleen Davies and Flylady Marla Cilley, Jennifer Lee, Molly Larkin, Holly Becker of Decor8, it was a magical season and so much fun to revisit.
Stasia Savasuk on Dressing for Confidence and Joy
Style Coach, thrifting enthusiast, mom, and Tedx Talk giver, Stasia Savasuk joins the show this week to talk about how to look at style in a whole new way, one prioritizes knowing who you are first. She calls it "Inside-Out Congruency." Join us!
Andrea Owen on How You Can Make Some Noise, Speak Your Mind and Own Your Strength
Author, coach, podcaster and all around hilarious kickass person, Andrea Owen is back for her third time to talk about her new book, Make Some Noise. We're chatting about stepping into your own greatness even when it's uncomfortable, resilience and more.
John McEuen Shares New Music, and His Book: The Life I've Picked
John McEuen of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band reached out to share 2 new songs with us, and I'm releasing "Hey Joe" with the Oak Ridge Boys, and "Back in History" with John Russell in this episode as we listen to John talk about his book, the Life I've Picked.
The Top Five Most Memorable Conversations of Season 6 (The Season 6 Finale)
As Season 6 comes to a close, I'm looking back on the five conversations that I find myself revisiting the most over the last year. Each of these 5 guests shared something memorable: Dr. Jeff Speiss, Molly Knoderer, Lan Cao, Erica Coudae, and Sonya Renee Taylor. Tune in for the Season 6 finale!
Opting Out is an Option: Thoughts on FOMO (Fear of Missing Out)
A lot of people are talking about FOMO, especially as the US is opening back up after the pandemic. We're feeling the push to rush back into life & fearing we will miss out on things. To this, I say: It's ok to slow down, and opting out is an option.
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!
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!!!
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!