Ignite Your Life Dr Shannon South

My Consciousness Caught up with Me

August 14, 2017

“Your consciousness WILL catch up to your highest intention, effort and desire. Then you will become the joy and love you are seeking.” -Dr. Shannon South I will admit, this “joy doctor” can be a high pressure title at times and I will admit that not all my life patterns have been oozing with joy….

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JP Sears’ Joy Tips

June 28, 2017

I had the inspirational privilege to see Youtube star and spiritual humorist, JP Sears, speak in Asheville this month. As Joy Tips are my theme, I wanted to share with you 3 of the joy/inspirational tips he gave to me. JP’s Joy Tips (as translated through Dr. Shannon 🙂 1) Stay monogamous with your creative…

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Joy heals

What Creates Good Psychological Health?

May 28, 2017

“One secret to progress is self-analysis. Introspection is a mirror in which to see the recesses of your mind that otherwise would remain hidden from you. Diagnose your failures and sort out your good and bad tendencies. Analyze what you are, what you wish to become and what shortcomings are impending you.” -Yogananda, Where There…

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What do Joy and Love have in common?

February 14, 2017

“Joy is simple. The more supported, loved and connected we feel, the more we can relax and allow the essence of who we are- joy and love- to emerge naturally.” ~Dr. Shannon, from Time for Me: From Stressed-Out Mom to Joy Magnet in 3 Simple Steps The process of “feeling the love” is more about…

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The 3 things clients do wrong when they are managing their stress

January 1, 2017

I just got out of session with a client who had a great question for me- so I wanted to pass it along to you. She asked, “How am I stopping myself from feeling better?” Wow! That was humbling yet I know she is a client who WILL feel better because she is asking the…

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When to let go? Always

How to water your inner joy garden

December 23, 2016

How did we get so constricted and out of the flow of joy? What happened in your life that caused you to shut down the flow of joy? Our family loves watching the movie Elf with Will Ferrell for Christmas. He is a big-hearted, fully loving, constantly playful, easily joy-filled kid in an adult body…

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Joy is beyond the to do list

Intuition or stress. Which one is guiding you?

December 15, 2016

The holiday season is upon us and I invite you to kick back with a warm blanket or however you relax and let go. Because during this festive season you will find more joy if you can let go of some of that stress. Watch this video for my Joy Tip.

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Where the attention goes, the power flows

November 24, 2016

I remember watching the Presidential debate and it was amazing that when they asked Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton to share one thing they admired about the other one (well maybe admired is too strong) but something positive about the other and it was like a light switch turned on. The tension stopped and the…

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What I learned from Brendon Burchards’ book agent

October 3, 2016

“Come from the heart, the true heart, not the head. When in doubt, choose the heart. This does not mean to deny your own experiences and that which you have empirically learned through the years. It means to trust your self to integrate intuition and experience. There is a balance, a harmony to be nurtured,…

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From stress management to permanent healing

September 7, 2016

Last year, I saw a client who came in for “stress management”. During our session, I found out she had just recently ended a relationship and that she was totally uninspired and bored with her job. She was looking for more yet the day to day stress had built up to where she felt overwhelmed,…

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Joy Tip for the longest day of the year and beyond!

June 21, 2016

“Stressful thoughts all by themselves are a form of resistance. You don’t want stressful, resistant thoughts to be your habitual way of reacting to your world. By practicing thoughts of minimal resistance, you’ll train yourself to make this your natural way of reacting, and eventually you’ll become the tranquil person you desire to be, a…

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What's your joy iq quiz Dr. Shannon South

How creativity cultivates joy

February 1, 2016

“Creativity is the ability to see possibilities in the midst of limitations.” -Dr. Pete Sansbury, Psychologist (my husband:-)) My husband is the brains behind the quote we are focusing on today. Besides bringing our family much joy, he is a free thinker, a creative lover of justice and a kind, generous soul. Creativity is the…

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Joy is beyond your emotions

January 16, 2016

Did you know that Joy is a state of consciousness BEYOND your emotions? How often do you get stuck in your emotions not sure which way to go next? Our emotions are like gas to our car, they give us energy to move forward and let us know where we are in relation to something,…

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You are joy

How to celebrate “Everything”

December 30, 2015

“JOY lives in the nothingness AND the everything.” -Dr. Shannon South Did you get exactly what you wanted for the holidays? Was your holiday the exact opposite of what you had hoped for or a mixed bag in between? No worries! Whether or not you got exactly what you wanted and needed for the holidays…

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