TDJ digital Micro-course


Move through your days with meaning.

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Long to leave a legacy by living your values?

Through this compact educational journey, you're led on a path of self-exploration, self-compassion, and a profound feeling of empowerment highlighting small ways to make a big difference.

This course fosters the development of awareness and emotional balance empowering you to enhance your personal life and also to create a significant positive influence for others in a meaningful way.

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the tdj tenet


We seek to alleviate the suffering of all beings through our daily choices. Sustainability is a priority and we actively reduce our impact on the planet. We treat others as we want to be treated and know that compassion starts from within. We stand for social justice and meaningful change.



Compassion Micro-Course

The Compassion micro-course is designed to help you prioritize your values and engage in daily acts that align with them.

You will learn how to . . .

✔ Be an everyday activist

✔ Make conscious choices to honor the environment, other beings, and yourself

✔ Help ease the suffering of others

✔ Practice mindful self-compassion

✔ Host an awareness-raising event for your favorite cause(s)

The Compassion Roadmap


Mindful Self-Compassion

Everyday Activism

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Compassion in Daily Life

ChariTea Soirée

What's Included

I created several small women’s groups based on the TDJ soirée principles and devoured each step of the journey. Because of Kimberly's ability to actively engage, I feel I was actually there in the process with her. Her books, blog, social media, podcasts and courses make me so happy and I feel a youthful exuberance & sense of “anything is possible if you stay true to yourself."

— cate

Your Guide to

This micro-course guides you toward self-discovery, self-acceptance, and a sense of empowerment to nurture your emotional well-being and enable you to make a positive difference in both your personal lives and the world around you.


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Feel empowered to contribute positively to your communities and causes you care about. Embrace your imperfections with kindness rather than judgment. Clarify your core beliefs and what truly matters to you. Be gently guided toward meaningful goals and actions aligned with your values.

Let's make a difference, live our
values, and
be kind to ourselves.
Live your compassion now.

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from the community

Kimberly is a fantastic coach — a great listener, very resourceful and so compassionate. Kimberly has helped me focus and prioritize my personal TDJ and offers just enough advice, guidance and references to get me on my way and keep me in motion.

— Lynn

I have been a long-time supporter of TDJ. Kimberly’s thoughtful musings have enriched my life. She offers essential insights on how to slow down, be present, and develop myself in ways I never would have imagined.

— kim

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It was a wonderful experience in every aspect. The course was perfect!

— madelyn

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Seeking a more complete path
to tranquility?

Tranquility Within
Digital Course

Prioritize self-care
with the Tranquility Within
Digital Course.


TDJ Digital Course

Enjoy both the Tranquility Within
and Living Tranquility
Digital Courses.

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Spotify Podcast Playlist

Learn and indulge in this carefully-curated TDJ playlist of auditory resources, stories, and insights centered on wellness.

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Your questions answered!

Micro-Course FAQs

What’s included in this micro-course?

What’s included in this micro-course?

This digital course is one module of the full TDJ Tenet course (formerly TDJ Lifestyle), comes with a 25-page workbook PDF, six audio/video lessons plus transcripts, and a bonus Spotify podcast playlist!

What are the dates for this micro-course?

What are the dates for this micro-course?

The modules are available on demand.

What's the difference between each TDJ Tenet micro-course?

What's the difference between each TDJ Tenet micro-course?

Great question! Each micro-course is focused on a TDJ Tenet and is a deep dive into compassion, wellness, creativity, wellness, and mindfulness. The hand-picked resources are focused on each tenet.

How have the Tenets helped you?

How have the Tenets helped you?

For the past 20 years I’ve used these practices to write six books, prioritize self-care while running multiple businesses, navigate deep loss, build a (nearly) 20-year relationship with my partner, highlight philanthropy in my work, complete two master’s programs, and teach in over 35 cities across the globe. I believe it’s never too late and our plates are never too full to live the life we want. It starts with small steps and practices that move us closer to our future selves. This e-course shares the secrets of how I’ve used the Tenets in my life.

I’m very busy, how much time will this take?

I’m very busy, how much time will this take?

To get the most out of the experience, I encourage devoting at least two to three hours each week to watch the videos, reflect in your workbook, and try the practices. You have lifetime access to the program, so if you fall behind you can revisit the program as your schedule allows.

What is your cancellation policy?

What is your cancellation policy?

TDJ Tenets e-course is filled with digital resources, so there aren’t any refunds and we think you’re going to love the experience.

How do I register?

How do I register?

Please click the Start Learning button on the page.

What happens after I register?

What happens after I register?

Upon registration you’ll receive a welcome confirmation email. If you don’t receive it, please check spam. If it’s not there, please reach out and we’ll get you set.

I have another question, how do I contact you?

I have another question, how do I contact you?

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I’m a psychotherapist in private practice and midlife mentor, committed to helping women embrace the joys of this transformative phase of life and empowering them to find renewed purpose and tranquility in their every day. I also serve as president of Pigs & Pugs Project and design eco-fashion TDJ.

For over 20 years, I've studied, practiced, and taught the art of tranquility to global audiences. As the host of the Tranquility du Jour podcast, author of multiple lifestyle-focused books, and creator of online courses and events, my mission is to guide midlife women towards balance, beauty, and renewed purpose in their everyday lives.

I have Master’s in Women’s Studies and Social Work and has been featured in
The Washington Post, Cosmopolitan, Washingtonian, Huffington Post, US News & World Report, Yoga Journal, and Bella Grace. I live in Washington, DC with rescue pugs and a longtime partner, while also dreaming of Paris.

My obsessions include ballet, matcha lattes, snail mail, and buying more books than I could ever read. Join the tranquility movement and enjoy ongoing inspiration through my Love Notes.