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Realizing that self love is the precursor to real love, Joyce founded Project Real Love. She is a certified Life & Relationship Coach who passionately helps her clients change the path that they take in search for meaning, dignity, purpose, hope and love. Elevating their lives in a meaningful way.


Her breakthrough memoir Beyond the Mask, captures readers attention as she transparently shares her journey from shame to showstopper. She candidly talks about her road to recovery from the long term effects of childhood sexual assault. She gives insight on how codependency influenced her adult relationships choices and translates the importance of self love and boundaries. An overcomer of narcissistic abuse, she stands tall in God’s power to transform lives. Co-author of Life in The Diaspora, Joyce partnered with like-minded individuals to share a message of Hope, Restoration and Empowerment. 


The Project Real Love Podcast, promotes a healthy image of love without compromise and aims to shatter myths about what love is and is not. She honestly shares the principles of God’s Word via the podium and the pen through the lens of her own life. With humor and vulnerability, Joyce tells-it- like-it- is but does so with grace, integrity, and love. She authentically encourages and challenges others to:


  • Walk confidently in God’s purpose and plan for their life

  • Trust in the power of God to provide courage and freedom

  • Move forward in the abundant life, He offers to all.


Joyce Mpezeni is an energetic, life-loving “girl-next- door” who loves encouraging others to fulfill their potential in Christ. She firmly believes God’s Word in Jeremiah 29:11, “I know the plans that I have for you.” She is affectionately known by her family and friends as Joy.