MLK: A Committed Life

Originally written and posted on Patrice Tanaka, Founder & Chief Joy Officer,  Joyful Planet LLC On this day, we celebrate the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who sacrificed his life in the fight for civil rights. Just days after his assassination, Congress passed the Civil Rights Act of 1968. Two score later, Sen. Barack Obama…Read More

Joy, Love and Abundance Podcast

Originally written and posted on Listen to “Joy, Love and Abundance Podcast ~ #joyloveandabundance” on Spreaker. While there are injustices in our society that need to be addressed, there are also important stories of hope and positive work that deserve to be explored and shared. The Joy, Love and Abundance Podcast will shine a light…Read More

November 15, 2020: Author Patrice Tanaka discusses “Becoming Ginger Rogers”

Originally written and posted on Excerpts from the webinar. Sunday, November 15, at 5pm: Patrice Tanaka discusses her book “Becoming Ginger Rogers” and her life, recorded in a webinar as part of Humanities ND’s One Book One North Dakota series.  An ambitious PR executive, Tanaka was struggling under multiple stresses. Adding ballroom dancing to her life transformed it.