Bestselling author, life & business coach, inspirational speaker, founder of The Joy School

Bestselling author, life & business coach, inspirational speaker, founder of The Joy School

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How to Take Your Power Back When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed​

Any time things get tough or frenzied, self-care is usually the first thing to go out the window, when in truth it’s when we need it the MOST. No one wants to live in a world where they aren’t feeling their best, and the longer it goes on, the worse it’s going to get. And this won’t do anything for your health, or even your self-care.


Tips for Boosting Positive Energy in Your Life

Life sometimes stacks up, crappy things happen, and we can fall off our usual track of self-care and positivity. Deep inside, we know that these emotions won’t last forever, but at that moment in time, it can be hard to focus on anything. Your future is the last thing on your mind.


Four Great Tips to Zap the Cloudy Day Blues

Got the winter blues? Can’t lie, all the cold and dreary weather has had me struggling to find energy and motivation to do much of anything! For those who really struggle with this, believe it or not, it has a name! Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) affects many, many people, so you’re not alone.


Foods That Can Boost Happiness

When it comes to choosing foods that boost happiness, an important connection to make is that everything we eat or drink affects 
our brain or body function in some way. Many foods not only are healthy but also are scientifically shown to support our physiological happiness-boosting systems.


Powerful Life Quotes You Need to Know

I’m picky about quotes. Maybe it’s the writer in me, but I just think there are too many life quotes floating around on social media that either have little meaning or offer totally misguided advice (I even talk about the famous “Happiness is a choice” quote, which I mostly disagree with, in my TEDx talk).


A Tip for When You Feel Invisible

ith all I do, it may be hard to believe that sometimes I feel invisible. But I do now and then. Sometimes we just don’t feel seen or heard (no matter how untrue that may be), and that can be disheartening and a real bummer.

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About Kristi Ling Spencer

Kristi Ling Spencer is a bestselling author, certified life coach, happiness strategist, branding expert, and inspirational speaker working to help others to create more happiness and live their very best lives. Her work has been featured in numerous media outlets, including CNNEntrepreneurWomen’s Health, and Success Magazine. Her acclaimed book, Operation Happiness – The 3-Step Plan to Creating a Life of Lasting Joy, Abundant Energy, and Radical Bliss (Penguin Random House / Rodale), is now available for purchase (both hardcover and audiobook) on Amazon, in book stores, and wherever books and audiobooks are sold.