If you're looking for community,
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We talk about surviving hard things and share stories about autism, caregiving, disability, allyship, parenting, mental health and wellness.
The summer before I was diagnosed with Breast Cancer, we were driving home from the beach. A wasp flew in through the passenger window, straight to my left breast, and unleashed a […]
Are you a joy seeker or a hope dealer? Are you currently stuck and feeling isolated in your muck, or are you in a stage of life where your life experiences are improving the lives of others?
In the toughest of times I’ve turned to the stories of other survivors of hard things to give me hope. From them, I’ve learned that there was a “before” and an “after” and it’s in how they chose to live their after, that determined their success. Like the Choose Your Own Adventure books, when faced with an obstacle, you’ve still always got a choice. I’m inspired by those who’ve chosen a positive mindset and this podcast will introduce you to them, so they can inspire you too.
This won’t just be a podcast about autism because I’m no expert. It won’t just be a podcast about parenting because I’m no expert at that either. But it will be a podcast where you can expect to hear the stories, tips and lessons that I’ve absorbed and used along the way in my own journey as a single mom to my boys.
You’re at a dead-end. What are you going to choose? I hope you’ll choose to join our growing Willowjak community and discover how you can take some nuggets from our chats to improve your own afters.
My blog started as a way to document my journey to wellness, but turned into a place to be inspired by others through our collective messy & authentic stories. We chat about themes that are often ignored and voices that aren't often given a chance at the mic. Now it's my favourite place to be.
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