“Create harmony!” A Jolt of Joan for the week of July 28, 2013
Albert Camus, the French Nobel prize winning author, asks,
“… What is happiness except the simple harmony between a man in the life he leads?”
We yearn for happiness and harmony.
Yet the majority of us fail to take time to explore how to create harmony
in our lives and our work!
What is the consequence of living with the ups and downs of life’s events?
Too often we ride the roller coaster of excitement to then
plunge into the depths of despair in response to these events.
This strategy is not likely to create harmony or happiness.
Yet we plod along ignoring our own power and responsibility to create harmony.
Joan King’s life path embodies the blending of the hard and noetic sciences. At the tender age of seventeen, she stepped into life at the Dominican convent in her hometown of New Orleans, Louisiana. Eleven years later she left that religious training to become a chemist, and then received a Ph.D. in neuroscience and psychology. Her twenty-year tenure as a professor at Tufts University School of Medicine, lead her to a dynamic crossroads of personal self-discovery. She left academia. Her new found "inner knowing" ignited the writing of her first book. It became the foundation in understanding how our bodies model the teachings of our beliefs. Joan King’s blending of science and spirituality birthed her professional coaching business, Beyond-Success LLC, in 1998.