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.

Inspired By Series

Sophie is Sacred Social

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the J O Y – T R I B E

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

Previously the Inspired By series, now called the JOY-TRIBE.

As soon as I came across Sacred Social on Instagram I knew that I needed to find the soul behind this meme, this feed and the abundance of heart in these messages! Sophie radiates the sacred energy of her feed and vision in an online world where we increasingly need more and more of this.