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Rachel is Finding Joy

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THE JOY TRIBE  

Extra-ordinary humans | Living their lives with JOY | Keeping it Real

Rachel Martin has been one of my online rays of light for many years. It was the shared focus on joy in our writing and single parenting that drew me to her online space Finding Joy. Always real, honest and brave I have found so much solace in Rachel’s Facebook posts, her page is adored by many. Busy with recently birthing a new book, nurturing the joy in her beautiful children and sharing so generously online, I was a little bit excited when Rachel was able to be a part of my interview series.

Grief + Loss Life Lessons

Losing a Parent

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The loss of a parent. It’s a big one. It’s the one we all tend to lock away in the back of our minds, wanting to avoid yet knowing in our hearts will be our collective reality one day.

I cared for and lost a parent earlier than most. I was 16 when my Mum had the catastrophic car accident that would change my life and many others forever. That’s the thing about car accidents, they have lifelong consequences that most people will never truly understand. It was one day, a moment in time, light rain and the only witness was the one whose life was so very nearly taken.

Life Lessons Mental Health

10 Ways to Cope with Anxiety

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This post (the first in way too long) is as much for myself as my treasured readers! It has been another period of deep introspection, unexpected anxiety, the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. As those who know me well will recognise, such is the ebb and flow of a life lived with depth, pain and always open to growth.

Some days are harder than others on the heart, the soul and the resilience levels. Below are some of the ways that I attempt to seek the sunshine when the darkness threatens to steal my joy.