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Author Archive: Kandace Jones

I used to live life shackled by fear, doubt, and worry. I put on a happy face while navigating my day-to-day duties, but I was emotionally drained, stressed, and unhappy. When I hit rock bottom, and was diagnosed with depression and anxiety, I was determined to live life differently. I knew there had to be another way. Out of that determination, and guidance from Spirit, the "Living in the Light" blog was born. It documents my spiritual journey out of the darkness and into the Light. After nine months of publicly sharing my journey, and consciously releasing my attachment to the ego, I experienced a powerful spiritual awakening. I went from living in fear, doubt, worry, and stress to complete inner peace. My greatest passion has become assisting others on their own journey to inner peace.

My spiritual memoir, From Stress to Peace: An Intimate Journal on the Journey from Living in Darkness to Living in the Light, is available now on Amazon and BN.com. Click the tabs at the top of the page to learn more about the From Stress to Peace 21-Day Challenge, Living in the Light Retreats, 1:1 sessions, and the Living in the Light Community - all of which are designed to support your journey to inner peace. I appreciate you taking the time to visit the blog and look forward to supporting you in any way I can!

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The Gift of Peace

December 12, 2017 0 Comments
The Gift of Peace

In celebration of 12/12, I’m giving away 12 copies of my book, From Stress to Peace: An Intimate Journal on the Journey from Living in Darkness to Living in the Light! The book documents my journey out of depression and anxiety to peace of mind, and authentically details the process of transformation. On 12/12/12, as […]

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Self-Love Series (Part 4 of 4): Speak Life

March 20, 2016 0 Comments
Self-Love Series (Part 4 of 4): Speak Life

The words we use to describe our life, ourselves, those who surround us, world events, and more, shape our experiences with them. Growing up in church, I regularly heard the quote from Proverbs 18:21, “Death and life are in the power of the tongue.” It wouldn’t be until many years later that I realized the power […]

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Self-Love Series (Part 3 of 4): Beautiful Places to De-Stress

February 28, 2016 4 Comments
Self-Love Series (Part 3 of 4): Beautiful Places to De-Stress

It wasn’t until age 31 that I learned the importance of taking a break. I had no choice after my mind and body screamed “Enough!” through depression, anxiety, and two hospital visits for pneumonia. I pushed myself to the absolute limit. And, honestly, I had zero intention of taking a break. I had never gone […]

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Self-Love Series (Part 2 of 4): Forgiveness of Self

February 13, 2016 0 Comments
Self-Love Series (Part 2 of 4): Forgiveness of Self

In part two of this self-love series, I’d like to touch on something that costs many of us our happiness and peace of mind on a daily basis: the inner critic. You know, the one for whom you never seem to be good enough. The one who is judging as you put just one more […]

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Self-Love Series (Part 1 of 4): Creating Space

February 1, 2016 7 Comments
Self-Love Series (Part 1 of 4): Creating Space

It’s that time of year. You know the time. When the aisles of the stores are filled with chocolate candies with heart-shaped boxes, “I love you” cards, jewelry sales, roses, teddy bears, and more. This creates, consciously or unconsciously, a desire to be loved. A desire to be thought of. A desire to receive gifts. […]

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Update from Kandace

December 9, 2015 0 Comments
Update from Kandace

It has been almost one year since I posted on the blog. I pray 2015 has been a fruitful year for you! At the beginning of the year, I felt called to go within. My Soul let me know I needed to take a break. For the first couple years of the Living in the […]

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A Call to Action from Dr. King

January 19, 2015 0 Comments
A Call to Action from Dr. King

I have taken some time off from posting here to center myself and get clear on the vision for 2015. But, I had to come out of the darkness and into the Light today to share this powerful quote by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. For those who don’t live in the U.S., today is […]

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The Way to Peace on Earth

December 4, 2014 0 Comments
The Way to Peace on Earth

As I write these words, I can feel the weight of my ancestors. Those ancestors who were forced to come to the United States as slaves, those who survived the most brutal treatment imaginable, those who were killed in a manner not unlike the recent police shootings of unarmed black men, those who fought for the […]

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We are One

November 25, 2014 0 Comments
We are One

There are moments in our lives, where emotions are moving through so strongly that all we can do is pray. Last night was one of those moments for me. I couldn’t even find the words for prayer, so I just asked for Guidance in what I could say that might support the movement toward Peace. […]

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5 Simple Tips for Boosting Your Energy

November 7, 2014 3 Comments
5 Simple Tips for Boosting Your Energy

I hear so many people, on a daily basis say, “I’m so tired,” or “I need a another coffee just to keep going,” or “I’m so exhausted no matter how much sleep I get.” Have you ever felt that way?  I know I have. In fact, almost 3 years go, I was at my wits […]

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