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TV interview for P3 Joy TV on stress managment, life balance and how to achieve a sense of peace in a hectic world, featuring me and my book, The Mini-Retreat Solution.  part I and part II of the interview (May 2010).  Watch Part one here    Watch part two here

Interview for CBC Vancouver TV News on the emotional impact of winning the lottery, also featured on CBC Radio Morning News. Here is the televised clip from the CBC TV News. Watch on You Tube here

My book, The Mini-Retreat Solution was featured in Entro, The MOM’s Choice Awards Magazine “Proven Stressbusters: Mini-Retreats That Can Be Done Anywhere, Anytime” (Spring 2013)

Phil Bolsta interviewed me in April 2010 about my book, The Mini-Retreat Solution: Listen to the Pod Cast here.

“Easing Back Into Work After Vacation” – I was interviewed by Deena Waisberg for Reader’s Digest on how to make the transition back to work easier and more effective: Reader’s Digest, August 2010. Read article here

The Mini-Retreat Solution was featured in Alfred DePew’s article “Julia James and The Mini-Retreat Solution,” published with the Vancouver Observer in January 2010.

I was interviewed by Lija Kresowaty for her article “How Busy Are You? – Pinpoint your Style of Busy and learn how to make it work for you” that appeared in Glow Magazine in April 2009.
“’Busy has become the status quo and there is a perception that when you are not busy, there’s something wrong with you,’ says Julia James, a life coach in Vancouver. […] James believes  that while we have come to take pride in being busy, we forget that it’s not the same as using time productively.”  Read article here


I was interviewed for the  CTV news segment “Sneeze, wheeze: Many of us go to work sick.” (March 2011) Read article here

I was quoted in Darah Hansen’s column with the Vancouver Sun “Tips on calling in sick” (March 2011)

I was interviewed by Daniela Payne for Canadian Living on How to Fit Exercise Into Your Life (October 2011) Read article here

Donna Barker interviewed me for her article “Aging Gracefully – Avoiding Mid-Life Madness by being ‘good selfish'”  featured in Shared Vision Magazine, November 2008.
“According to James, mid-life is when many of us face the largest number of stress factors: we’ve got kids and all the financial, emotional, and time challenges of raising a family; we have aging parents who need more and more from us; and we’re in the busiest time of our careers.“ […] James recommends taking the time to engage in things that are meaningful to you. “Be ‘good selfish,'” she says, “by putting yourself and your needs first to do things that bring you joy.” Read article here


New Year’s Resolutions – interview with CBC Radio’s Craig Lederhouse on how to keep your New Year’s resolutions (BC Almanac, Dec. 29, 2010).

Resolution Battle Won One Step at a Time – interview with Laura Baziuk for 24H – Vancouver News (January 4, 2011) on how to keep your New Year’s resolutions.

Summertime, and the brain is mushy – Tips on how to increase your effectiveness and productivity during the summer months. Front section of the Globe and Mail’s “Globe Careers” article by Wallace Imman, August 2008
“Take advantage of the weather to get outside the office, suggests Julia James Principal of Julia James Life Coaching in Vancouver. Even a lunch-time walk can give you a fresh perspective and stimulate new thinking, she says.”  Read article here


Stuart Foxman quoted me in his article for the Globe and Mail: “Lifelong Learning and Working” (August 2012)
“Julia James, a life coach in Vancouver, has clients in their 60s who are looking to go back to school and make a new and often very different contribution to the workforce. “It’s not unusual now for people to reconsider their career path at any age,” she says.” Read article here

From Confusion to Clarity – Heidi Hoff interviewed me for her article with Alive Magazine, (January 2011) Read article here


Skiing for a Difference: Julia James goes the distance for The Land Conservancy, Spring 2008.