For those of you who know me - I have been a mental health advocate for some time. Having gone through some of my own personal challenges, obstacles and defeats, I have learned that life is what you make it. The world is going through many changes, some terrifying and others positively powerful. After years of self discovery and learning to explore my mental health journey, my perspectives began to change. I chose happiness over sadness, joy over sorrow and love over hate. A little idea sprouted during that personal transition and has now developed in to a full blown passion project. I vowed to myself and the world that I would do my part to help make the world a bit better and be part of that positive change. Even if it was just a little.
As a result, The Joy Tribe Co. (www.thejoytribeco.ca) was born.
The Joy Tribe Co. is an engaged community that brings together people from all walks of life, all religions, genders and ethnicities, knowing that each person has an inspiring story and a journey to share. A journey that was born out of a painful obstacle that morphed into a triumphant victory. Our mission is to provide a safe space to come as you are, no matter your circumstances, the choices you have made or the past you have experienced - everyone is welcome. You will gain a supportive community that will arm you with the tools, skills, creativity and courage to live a life of happiness, fulfillment and joy - a life that everyone on this planet deserves to live.
This passion project is a culmination of support from many friends, family and valuable connections I have collected in my life. Those individuals are now participating in this project as speakers, event support and sponsors. It’s funny how life works like that, isn't it? I hope that this passion project provides guidance for those who need it the most. Those who feel like they are alone in their despair or are unwilling to seek the support they need. The key to overcoming despair, depression and sadness is to engage with others, to share experiences and connect with meaningful moments that allow you to see - you are actually not alone at all.
Please share this information with anyone you know that might benefit. I would love to see your beautiful faces at my first soul session on Thursday, November 14th.
Thank you very much.
Sending love, happiness and joy to all.