So, I was a bit quiet about it, but I went on holiday for two weeks in the middle of August. I spent the last two weeks battering around a pile of theme parks...
Category: Mental wellness
I’m inches from publishing my first full-length novel under my own name, and I was going to kinda let it pass without comment, and then I thought ‘I think I wanna talk about this’....
I know who you are – you’ve just been diagnosed, and you’re thinking that your life is about to end, either metaphorically, or (please don’t do it), literally. I know who you are, because I’ve been there. Been there several times. So, the first thing I want you to do is go grab a soothing […]
One of the things I’ve noticed about working with people in the mental health community is that most of us are instantly tolerant of the mistakes of others ‘like us’. There’s a lot of outpouring of support, for example, for Charlie Sheen. One of the critical problems with this though is that now, anything we […]
Editor’s note – this post got quite a lot of attention recently, so I brought it forward to today…. A recent study conducted under clinical criteria highlighted something terrifying for those of us who live with, love someone with, or care for people in our community with bipolar disorder. (extract) Relapse and impairment in bipolar […]
I thought I’d do a quick summary ‘update’ or sorts and let everyone know where we are and what we’re up to right now. Books ‘Pictures’ and the ‘Unnamed’ project are doing really quite well – but for reasons I’ll explain in a sec, I’ve been busy with other stuff so they kinda took a […]
I’ve been on a break from everything – unsurprisingly, in my family, there’s more than one special needs member, and we’ve been spending a lot of time dealing with my daughter. And then, by the time I discovered I had the time to get on with the stuff that I should, including this blog, I […]