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Sharron Molcak of @RoyalTeaWithJam

Interview with Social Media Sensation @RoyalTeaWithJam

@RoyalTeaWithJam is one of the most popular royal-themed accounts on Instagram.  With over 168,000 followers from around the globe, this is where avid fans of the British royals convene to get the latest on the Queen, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, and other members of the extended royal…
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Julie Chan Lin smiling and wearing a pink dress

Julie Chan Lin of Instagram’s “Beyond the Book with Julie” on Career Pivots and Listening to Your Inner Voice

My good friend Julie Chan Lin is the force behind the popular Instagram Live series, “Beyond the Book with Julie.”  Her heartfelt and always entertaining conversations with well-known authors offer personal glimpses into how the books we love came to be, and the personal journey each writer has taken to make it happen.  Whether she…
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woman and dog walking down a quiet country road with trees

Top Self-Care Tips for Parents: Reduce Stress and Regain Life Balance

No one ever said that parenting is an easy gig! During my day job as a school psychologist, I often find myself in conversations with amazing parents who struggle to maintain a healthy balance in their personal lives.  Parents who give their all to their children, partners, homes and careers then find themselves fizzled out,…
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Keeping My Head Above Water

Welcome to Joy Worth Having...

I’m Rachel - a wife, mom and school psychologist turned blogger living it up in Southern California.

Over the years, I’ve discovered that joy can be found in the simple pleasures of life that make us happy and nourish the spirit. For me, those pleasures are found in family, relationships, travel, food, and creativity.

Please join me on my adventures, and in the process I hope you reconnect with the pleasures that bring you joy worth having.

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