Yesterday’s newsletter was a big, giant cracking open of clarity around why it can feel like trudging through mud to move my mind toward joy. …


Question for you: Have you ever sat down and visualized yourself completely in joy? Try it. It’s a trip!

I’ve been visualizing joyful living during meditations for a few months. …


You wanna hear something crazy?

No person, place or thing has power over your joy except Y-O-U.

Let that confound your brain.

I fought against this idea when I first learned it: “No way. Have you met [insert family member, politician, historical villain, ex-boyfriend]?!” For so damn long, we’ve been…


Yesterday we determined what we must have to experience joy. Today, I’m outlining the opposite. Here are three guaranteed blocks to joy:

How is your joy meter these days? Be honest with yourself here. I invite you to use these three blocks as a gauge. Do you notice that you…


Joy is made up of three parts: alignment, self compassion and joie de vivre. Our most joyful life happens when we’re practicing all three. On the flip side, we can’t live a truly joyful life without all three. They’re an all-or-nuthin’ deal.

A recipe for the good life.

Let’s view these three ingredients as a map…


So, why Joy?

Because I want to know it intimately.

Joy has been the (seemingly) unavailable person I secretly want to date. All the while, I’m going out with the available quick fix named Fun.

Fun knows all the cool spots, makes me laugh, feeds me well and introduces me…


I was wrong. So wrong.

I thought my social life would bring me joy. I thought traveling would bring me joy. I thought a full-time job on a respectable career path with sexy perks would bring me joy. Hell, I thought meditation and my fucking gratitude journal would bring me…


Joy Reboot is helping me to see joy in a new way. Before, I thought that joy could come from making some lifestyle shifts, maybe taking more time to relax and do activities I love. Now my perspective is different. I realize joy is within all of us already. Joy…


Starting to believe joy/peace/fulfillment are the same thing. They all come down to inner contentment, right? Are they really so different from one another?


Man, what a year. The weight of the massive shifts in the world and my world seemed to hit all at once in these past three weeks. Hello, anxious thought spirals! I sat down to explore my own experience of 2020 Anxiety, now a name-brand form of unease (e.g. …

Katherine Brooks

Obsessively exploring authenticity.

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