Daddy, husband, People Helper, teacher, former marketing director, CBT/distance learning expert, public speaker, corporate trainer, editor, artist, web & graphic designer, art director, political philosopher, Rainbow Brother, alchemist, marriage and family counselor, former interfaith minister, and ex-political scientist. He has many interests.
A hopeless romantic, in addition to spending time with his wife and daughter, he loves performing wedding ceremonies, and teaching people knowledge & skills to make their lives more abundant.
He graduated from Slidell Senior High and went on to receive a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy with a minor in Pre-law, English & 12 hrs of Computer Science and continued by earning a Master of Arts in Political Science from the University of New Orleans. Prior to his conversion to Roman Catholic Christianity, Joshua was also an active ordained minister, and received his Doctor of Philosophy in Interfaith Counseling from the New Mexico Theological Seminary. He considers himself to be a Zen Taoist Humanistic Roman Catholic Christian with leanings toward Hinduism.
Joshua provides pre-marriage, marital and personal counseling. As a certified NLP Practitioner and counselor, Joshua loves helping people overcome personal limitations: eliminate phobias like stage-fright, test-anxiety, fears of success/failure, and of their fears of flying or heights. He can also help teach women how to better communicate with men, and teach men how to appropriately respond to women's communication.
On the secular side, Joshua continues his career as a professional communicator in the role of a special education teacher, serving student with special needs in under-serviced communities.
For the next several years, Joshua plans on working in high needs public schools as a special education teacher.
He will also be working on a Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Administration or Curriculum and Instruction over the next several years.
Aasgaard has also had a very successful career in technology training, marketing & advertising, public speaking, counseling and teaching.
He plans on growing http://www.mediawell.com for next 20 years.
As always, Joshua can be found helping people get more of what they want out of life, while he thoroughly enjoys his own.
His evenings and days off belong entirely to continuing the sixteen year romance with his beautiful, intelligent and marvelous wife, Elise. His daughter, Clarisse, brings unimaginable joy to his life.
life, liberty, learning and happiness for all! Music, art, politics, religions, philosophy...
Everyone and everything is connected. The more deeply and directly we experience these connections, the more satisfying our lives become. Responsibility becomes joy. Work becomes play. And total fulfillment of our dreams becomes a natural course of day-to-day activities. We see immediately that our own dreams and hopes are directly connected to the fulfillment of other people's hopes and dreams.
Education, training, mysticism, ethnobotany, and helping people enjoy happier, healthier, satisfying lives.
sitting quietly and enjoying the sounds of nature. And when I'm successful I'm good at communicating with non-animal beings, plants, and the universe.
My TED story is not yet written. I want to learn more about shaman ism, teaching, and joy.
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