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Welcome to the Humble Rising Podcast!  Each week, host Arivee Vargas has conversations with inspirational women of color sharing their own stories and actionable strategies on how to have fulfilling careers and lives. The journey to get there isn’t linear or easy.  As an executive and high performance coach, Arivee also shares strategies and stories on how to take care of ourselves, how to pursue meaning, fulfillment, and alignment in our lives. Get clear on the life and career you really want and deserve now, and take the action you need to overcome the challenges and roadblocks that are getting in your way. Arivee also shares her own coaching strategies and tips. From fear, disappointment, and self-doubt, to purpose, resilience, career clarity and transitions, we tackle it all.  Be inspired, get motivated, gain clarity on your the next right thing, take action, and get ready to rise.

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Apr 24, 2023

This is part 2 of a two part episode of my conversation with stress management therapist and coach Joy Langley.  If you didn’t catch Part 1, which is episode 77, go back listen to that one first because this episode is a continuation of that conversation.  

Joy Langley is a certified Coach and Stress Management Therapist based in the UK. She is also the author of “Navigating Stress” (released in 2021). In Joy’s view, we all need to recognize the things in life that stress us out, then commit to changing negative emotional patterns, behaviors and thinking habits. Her big mission is to alleviate human suffering. She does this by helping people get back to their “happy” place via transformational coaching and therapy conversations.

The maternal side of Joy’s family have a history of poor mental health. Joy experienced anxiety and depression during her 20s. Then tragically in 2018 her 23yr old son Riaz-Jaye committed suicide (the day after Joy’s birthday), after living with bipolar for longer than he could bear. Joy’s also had more than her fair share of close family bereavements so mental and emotional well-being are a non-negotiable way of life! Joy says  no one should be asked to sacrifice health (burnout), relationships or their sanity because of the rules of their industry or profession.





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