Dr. Noelle Nelson


Life Is Meant for Joy!

A woman is running on the treadmill next to me at the gym, moaning and complaining the whole time. How miserable she is at having

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Spring! Such a glorious time of year. Trees sprouting white and pink blossoms, tender new green leaves on bushes and plants, more sunlight, less gray.

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“Don’t get your knickers in a twist” is one of my favorite sayings. To myself, sigh. Because frankly, I find myself too often getting my

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Once upon a time, in a galaxy far far away–well, no, actually right here on Planet Earth, and not all that long ago, there was

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“Phoenix Rising: Surviving Catastrophic Loss–Fires, Floods, Hurricanes and Tornadoes” is the story of my experience with the Woolsey Fire that took place in Los Angeles and Ventura counties in November 2018. The fire burned 96,949 acres and destroyed 1,643 structures including my home. Sudden, destructive disasters happen every day to people around the world.

Somehow you have to rebuild, literally from the ground up, your entire world. But how? How do you get past the agony of all that was lost? That’s what this book offers–the steps to move forward, how to rise from the ashes and create a new story that can sustain you now and in the years ahead. Phoenix Rising is available at Amazon in paperback, audiobook and Kindle.





Up! Uplifting, Inspiring, Practical Podcast

As those who have been reading my newsletters know, I’m a firm believer that inside all of us is an often hidden optimistic perspective that can help us find greater happiness and success. Discovering that inspiring inner gem is what Up! is all about. It’s down to earth and uses easy, practical tips and real-life examples with a dash of humor to turn even the most negative situation around.

The podcasts are released on the first and third Tuesday of each month. You can hear them on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and on YouTube. Enjoy!