Course curriculum

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    Reclaim Joy

    • Reclaim Joy: Introduction

    • Day 1—We Choose Joy

    • Day 2—Small is Powerful

    • Day 3—You are Enough

    • Day 4—Rest Yourself

    • Day 5—Grieve Your Losses

    • Day 6—Feed Your Joy

    • Day 7—Forgive Yourself

    • Day 8—Be Audacious

    • Day 9—Center Yourself in Strength

    • Day 10—Strengthen Your Boundaries

    • Day 11—Trust Yourself

    • Day 12—Kiss Your Failure

    • Day 13—Bend Time

    • Day 14—Wake Up Your Inner Child

    • Day 15—Know it Wasn’t Personal

    • Day 16—Rest in Who You Are

    • Day 17—Laugh Out Loud

    • Day 18—Joy is Our Way of Life

    • Day 19—Exquisite as We Stand

    • Day 20—Suffer Well

    • Day 21—Stand in Your Power

    • Day 22—Tell a Story of Joy


Karyn Shanks MD

Karyn Shanks MD is a physician who lives and practices in Iowa City. Her work is inspired by the revolutionary science of Functional Medicine, body-mind principles, and wisdom gleaned from the transformational journeys of thousands of clients over her twenty-five year career. Karyn believes that health and vitality are essential for the highest expression of our human potential, and the bones of our healing are in what we do for ourselves.

"I want you to remember how joyful life can be. And how it’s possible to live both a hard life and a joyful one at the very same time."

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