About Joan Jakel

Allow me to introduce myself.

I’m Joan Jakel.

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Welcome to my electronic world, which is an extension of my physical world.  I’m glad you peeked in.  Let me share a bit about myself & my journey.

First of allwho am I?

I am an Empowerment Instigator.


Welcome to my Etsy Shop!  My art is designed to inspire, empower & fuel your soul! Discover my mixed medium collages & unique pieces intentionally created with a variety of paints, papers, writing, nature, jewelry, gems & more to nourish your heart, ignite your passion and give wings to your dreams.


Thank you for stopping by for a visit.  Let me share what you can expect during your visits.

I created this site to be an extension of my physical community and connect with people from all over the world.  To connect and have real conversations about following our dreams, walking our true path and savoring this journey.

Image of a painted flower and each petal is a characteristic, including Lovable, Classy, Bold, Fun, Strong & Worthy

21 Day Program

21 Days to Create Your Inspired Life


If you could transform your life in the next 21 days, do you have the courage to do it?

In two decades of advising and coaching people, they’ve shared their deepest fears, challenges, disappointments and desires.  While the faces change over the years, the stories remain consistent.  Let me share a story with you about a lady we’ll call Sandy. 

"If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. ~Henry David Thoreau"

Recent Blog Posts

Some of our recent topics of conversation...

Feb 28, 2018

Welcome to my Studio

In September, 2017, I remodeled my art studio for the second time.  The first time...

Nov 23, 2017

Wine Country Strong

I live in Napa and in October, 2017, I experienced the savagery of massive forest fires...

Feb 14, 2017

Celebrating Love and Friendship on Valentine’s Day

I love this time of year to share with my entire tribe my appreciation, love and respect...


Recent Work

Some of our recent visual treats...

Feb 28, 2018

Nov 23, 2017

Feb 14, 2017

Feb 6, 2017

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