Mindfulness and Loving Kindness

After plane, train, subway, and, finally, an Uber ride my husband Roger and I arrived at the remote 40 year-old Insight Meditation Society (IMS) retreat center in central Massachusetts. We would be staying for 9 days of mediation with 98 other individuals while adhering to “noble silence”. At first it was awkward, but soon was […]

Creativity and the Small Still Voice

As a child I was quite creative, and managed to express my creativity in many ways; like creating a fair at age 12 and giving some of my toys away as prizes, I even pretended to be a gypsy reading a crystal ball/rock. In 5th grade I won a contest for best drawing of the […]

Most Likely To…..

For many years I struggled with two differing attitudes about myself: one attitude feels loved, understood, and respected, while the other attitude struggles with self-worth. Research has shown that early childhood trauma and neglect can spark feelings of resentment and inadequacy years later. I have found this to be accurate in my life through situations […]

An interview with Janese Derrough on intuition in our everyday life!

Those of you who’ve been following the 13-week pilot Internet radio that I’ve been hosting, know that I’ve been in a big learning curve! Many clients and friends have been asking me when was I going to talk about intuition and/or some of the teachings they’ve heard me talk about in sessions, workshops, or conversations. […]

Paddling up a new River: follow your dream. Janese interviews Bryan Robinson

Living the best you show host interviews Bryan Robinson. Dr. Bryan Robinson was born with a pen in his hand! Author of 35 nonfiction books; living in Charlotte, NC; and teaching at UNC Charlotte. He then decided to follow his dream and write a novel, move to Asheville, and go into private practice. This interview […]

Making it happen! Interview with Jennifer Wilkov

Jennifer Wilkov has quite a unique story, and it was delightful to interview her. In the middle of her very successful career as an author and motivational speaker, Jennifer was falsely accused of being involved with an investment scam. With her months in Rikers Prison, Jennifer was able to use the tools on a very […]

Living the Best You with guest Nancy Colier

This show has been a lot like school. I was in graduate school when I was called and asked to do the show. I decided to take a leave of absence to give this experience a go. I teach in my workshops and sessions the importance of following open doors when they have mostly green […]

A New Perspective on Death and Dying

As westerners we’ve generally developed a rather unhealthy attitude toward death and, more specifically, how we have come to “handle” the body of the recently departed. For the most part, we reject as much direct contact with the body as possible, turning those matters over to professionals. Of course we mourn, but it’s generally at […]

The continuation of mother / daughter healing

Recently I shared with you a very powerful healing that I personally experienced around my mother. This beautiful and deeply intimate sharing has led to an even greater healing in our evolving relationship together. You can read the first sharing through this link http://janesejohnson.com/ancestors-walk-healing-the-wounds-with-my-mother-janese-derrough/ Initially when my Mom called, I was worried that something unfortunate […]