Janese Derrough – Empowerment Guide and Motivational Speaker


  • "Be the Change you wish to see in the World"

    -Mahatma Gandhi

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J-3 picLiving The Best You!

Welcome to my website! Living the Best You is based on an idea that life is vibrant and changing! When we follow our deep inner-wisdom we grow and blossom in ways that can invigorate and help achieve an inner richness. For the past 30+ years I have had the honor to witness so many individuals heal, grow and transform into living their best selves.

Personally, I too have been on a vibrant life journey with a lot of healing, growing, and deepening. Currently I am involved with a new direction that has filled me in new and unexpected ways. You can read more about that here.

You deserve to live a life that reflects the best you!

Are you struggling to have your life reflect what you truly deserve? Have you tried so many things to help you to get past struggles and still feel stuck?

These are the times when a small change in your thinking, feeling, and lifestyle can create amazing changes in life! These changes can bring about the much desired life that you deserve. These are the times that a skilled professional can assist YOU in making the small changes in your life that can help reap large rewards!

Janese has successfully guided thousands of individuals and groups from struggle to empowerment with her unique “Living the best you” approach combining personal life experiences with scholarly-based proven techniques using positive psychology tools, along with intuition.  Through the use of these effective tools, Janese Derrough can assist you through bringing in greater clarity and creative solutions that will help you to live a more empowered life that best serves your nature. Your work together will help you to discover the gems hidden within you, which propels you into the direction that supports your truest and healthiest self.

Her emphasis on “Living the Best You” involves kindness, gratitude and knowing self more fully which leads to a more meaningful life personally and professionally. Janese has an innate natural ability to understand people and their challenges through her refined inquisitive reflective skills. Janese is passionate about you living your best self. She combines her training as a social psychologist, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), and intuition,  which has helped so many over the course of her 30+ years as an Empowerment Guide. Through the combination of these tools along with personal life experiences and transformation, she is able to help so many achieve their goals through a self empowered approach.

The reviews about Janese may help you understand more about how she may assist you in living your best you! The Genbook tab on the right has client reviews that may help you see if we’re the best fit. You can also read more about how she came to do this important work in the About Me section.

A weekend retreat/workshop and a kickstart into the new You!!!

We are excited to be sharing our “tools” and opening our nurturing home in the beautiful mountains of Asheville, NC, for a weekend retreat/workshop with Janese and Roger! This weekend is tailor-made just for you. Through a questionnaire, we will look at the areas of your life that need more focus, and set the weekend schedule up to help you move into your truest and greatest potential.

Central to the Kickstarting into the new You will be an individual or couples empowerment session and working with various modalities to facilitate connecting with your vision. The weekend will also entail healthy eating, walks in the surrounding wooded trails, sauna, and yoga. Expect lots of great discussion and reflective space to get you moving into the new beginnings that you deserve!