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Emily Joyce

Freelance Writer

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Emily Joyce is a freelance features and content writer with a knack for crafting words to tell compelling stories.

She has written for a range of lifestyle, health and parenting publications including MiNDFOOD, Sunday Life, Body + Soul, HCF Health Agenda, Essential Kids and Kidspot.

The Power of Words

The words we use each day have more control over us than we might think.

Taming Climate Change Anxiety

As the news about climate change becomes increasingly alarming, it's natural to feel worried and helpless. Here's how to manage those feelings and act in an impactful way.

Tender Loving Self-Care

As our lives become increasingly busy, healthy habits often fall to the wayside - but taking better care of yourself could be the first step to overall wellbeing.

Put down the camera: How constantly taking photos impacts your children

I have great admiration for the instructors at my daughter's martial arts class. Not only do they have the tedious job of training unruly preschoolers, they now face another challenge - parents with cameras. Admittedly, there is something adorable about tiny, white-clad humans who struggle to form one line, let alone master a high kick.

Could your child's school report be hinting at a hearing problem?

If your child displays attention-seeking behaviour or daydreams a lot, there could be an explanation (and a simple test you can do at home). Whether it comes via your inbox, is thrust proudly into your hands, or found crumpled in the backpack, the school report is always opened with anticipation.

Why hearing loss in kids can be hard for parents to spot

Children's hearing is important. If a child struggles to hear, they'll also struggle to learn. Hearing loss is not always obvious. Sound Scouts is the children's hearing check designed to make testing easy and accessible.

Circle of Trust

For many couples, an affair is a deal-breaker. For others, the experience is an opportunity to strengthen the relationship. Here's how to restore trust in a relationship after cheating.

Open Your Mind

Taking time to analyse issues instead of making snap judgements can lead to better decisions and improve the quality of your life. Sharpen your critical thinking skills and start seeing the world differently.

SMH Sunday Life
Surviving the seven-year itch

For couples, a flat period can spiral into separation. But there are ways to weather the storm, writes Emily Joyce.

Oxygen Australia
Against The Grain

Does cutting gluten from your diet lead to better health?

Love Letter To Ghana

For Gayle Pescud, a short term volunteering stint in Ghana brought her new love, a new career that transforms lives and a deep affection for the country.

Essential Kids
Stop apologising for store-bought cake

When invited to a get-together, "What can I bring?" is the polite and expected question that usually comes out of your mouth. However, "What can I take that looks like I've put thought and effort into it and where on earth will I find the time to do this?"
Fad Free Kitchen

Healthy food without the fuss by a dietitian and a writer. Simple recipes for busy families using versatile, everyday ingredients.
Very Good Things

Recommendations on podcasts, books, TV, movies, and more. Very Good Things worth sharing.

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