Category: Personal Growth

We Can’t Escape Real Life While Changemaking

We can’t escape real life while we are changemaking. The context matters. Let’s be aware of these four elements as we create change.

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The Pausing Season: Reevaluating and Renegotiating Commitments

I texted the carpool mom, “See you at 8:45!” She wrote me back, “7:45! 😂 Back to the grind!” I guess have to get my head back in the game! Coming off the holidays, we went on a much needed anniversary...

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Reducing Trauma’s Influence in Doing Good: Justice Daily – S2.E2.

How do we reduce trauma’s influence in our work of doing good? In this Justice Daily Interview with Michelle Stiffler, a trauma specialist, we learn about helping us endure beyond burnout and get real about Fight Flight, Fawn, Freeze

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Welcome to Elisa Johnston

What I’m I About?

Like you might be, I’m a busy parent, a leader of some, and I even burnt-out while doing world changing things (surprise!). I re-calibrated. I’ve brushed-off, grown a little, and now use my experiences (both the good and bad) to continue empowering you to make a difference–but while also guiding you be more fully alive. Sound good? > Let’s do this!


Dear You,

Raise Kids Who Care

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What Do You Need?

Justice Daily Manifesto

Justice Daily Manifesto

Curious about the intersection between justice and your everday life? This 21-point manifesto is a great starting place to challenge yourself! Mulitple desgins, print your favorite, and begin living daily each day.

You just got your Justice Daily Manifesto! Continue on your journey to practice living justice each day of your life! Find me on socials @averageadvocate and let me know what phase you're in!