Joycast Video: Five Ways to Be Bold Now

Posted by Tamika on August 27, 2017

When I think of my friend Lotus, I picture her collecting bones on the beaches of Costa Rica and plant-whispering in my garden on Salt Spring. I think of perfectly timed dinner jokes—zingers that make people drop their forks. I…

Treelicious Joycast

Posted by Tamika on July 27, 2017

Growing up, trees were my people. They calmed me down like nothing else could. When I wondered if I’d ever find my place in the world, trees held space. Growing up, trees were part of my family’s livelihood. Once a…

Forbidden Love in Venice—and Malta Joycast

Posted by Tamika on May 3, 2017

When most people think about Venice, Italy, they picture renaissance art, gothic palaces, and romantic gondola rides. Venice was dreamy for me too. But my head-over-heels moment was a bit different. I was at St. Mark’s Square having a…

Energetic Shields: Four Simple Ways to Protect Your Energy

Posted by Tamika on April 6, 2017

There are so many things we do every day to keep ourselves safe and protected. We buy insurance. We bring a raincoat when it rains, and sunscreen on a scorching day. We protect our passwords—and remember them for five whole…

Seaside Joycast: The Water’s Got What You Need

Posted by Tamika on February 22, 2017

When my heart feels heavy or I’m in a funk, water always helps. Being on the ocean is amazing, but not always possible. Cleaning anything (the house, my car, or my own body), watching the rain, watering plants or flowers,…