A Book Chapter is Cooking

books healing joy May 07, 2024

I am so excited to share that I've been selected to be a featured author in a collaborative book called "The Gifts of Pain", launching on June 21 on Amazon! 

It kind of dropped into my lap and I decided to take on this opportunity and meet some incredible humans along the way, there are a total of 31 co-authors! 

The personal story that I am sharing in this book is vulnerable. The title £From Suicide to Joyful Leadership".

Yes, I thought it's important to share the contrast between THEN and NOW, and to communicate that with small daily changes, big shifts can happen over time. 

This story will inspire some people to move from painful past experiences to self-acceptance and purpose. This is what the journey has been for me. 

20 years later, I am finally seeing the truth of thing:

"I was never broken"

And this feeling of feeling whole inside is with me on most days now. 


The co-authors of the book are incredible. I had goosebumps and tears when reading their stories, and thought to myself, "Oh, this person I know would benefit from reading this chapter, and that person I know would benefit from reading another chapter." 

All in all, this is going to be a fantastic book, that can bring hope and joy to many. 

To get to know all the 31 authors, I invite you to visit @thegiftsofpain and message me if you would like to learn more about how to support me in this project. 

Also, if YOU have a story to share, @thegiftsofpain has infomation and how YOU can become a published author, so check it out if you are interested! 


Until next time,




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