Emotional Intelligence 101

High Emotional Intelligence (EQ) will improve our health, happiness and life success … and those of our children.

As a well as our writing skills and ability to connect our characters with readers.

HOW?

What is Emotional Intelligence?

“Emotional intelligence (EI) refers to the ability to perceive, control and evaluate emotions.” — About Psychology

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Raising Resilient Children PUBLISHED

WHO wants to raise happy, resilient children who bounce back? … I DO!!

MAGAZINE South City Bulletin published my article Raising Resilient Children by teacher Karen Tyrrell in their February edition.

As award winning resilience author of children’s books Bailey Beats the Blah and STOP the Bully, I teach children and families how to Live […]

Recharge Yourself Published in a Magazine

Recharge Yourself by Karen Tyrrell

WOW! South City Bulletin magazine featured my wellness article Recharge Yourself in their December Christmas issue! Editor Wendy Millgate requested I write an article to recharge Christmas shoppers and revelers alike.

Here’s a snapshot of my Recharge Yourself article…

“Are you frantically rushing round preparing for Christmas? Frazzled by […]

STOP the Bully interactive Story

STOP the Bully by Karen Tyrrell Digital Future Press 2014

I’m performing STOP the Bully interactive Story with FUN, drama and SURPRISE!

STOP the Bully interactive Story teaches children Bully prevention skills … in a heart-warming story full of humour and empathy …

“Eleven year old Brian’s life is falling apart. Dad abandoned the […]

How I Manage Mental Illness

Karen Tyrrell: Me and Him: A Guide to Recovery

I proudly shared my victory over parent-teacher bullying, bipolar disorder and PTSD with a mental health forum, to help those struggling with mental illness.

Kasia O’Shea, a manager at Richmond Fellowship Queensland had requested I reveal my personal story behind Me & Her: […]

From Psychotic Patient to Mental Health Advocate

As an initiative of Mental Health week, I was an invited guest of PA Hospital Brisbane, and had the opportunity to share my personal experiences with the patients and staff of the mental health wing, of how I manage my Bipolar Disorder and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

I arrived early, my heart pattering as I […]

World Suicide Prevention Day

Let’s unite to bring suicide out of the shadows into the LIGHT of awareness, hope, recovery and prevention. I’m so passionate about suicide prevention and saving people’s lives.

WHY am I so passionate?

I know what it’s like to feel alone, overwhelmed and without hope. Once I experienced dark days in the depths of mania […]

Inspiring Logan Women Event

INSPIRING Logan Women presents four women sharing their powerful stories. Women who have walked a difficult path gaining valuable insight and personal strength from their experiences.

I, Karen Tyrrell will reveal my personal story as a victim of parent-teacher bullying and subsequent mental illness. And how I recovered to become an award winning resilience author […]

Books From Our Backyard 2013

WOOHOO! Queensland Writers Centre announced their latest Book catalogue Books From Our Backyard 2013 … I’m celebrating!!

Bailey Beats the Blah: resilience picture book and ME & HIM: A Guide to Recovery: wellness memoir are published within their pages…

Bailey Beats the Blah (2013) empowers kids to over come SAD days and WORRY thoughts with […]

From bullying to a book

NEWSFLASH: Albert & Logan News published a story on my journey from bullied teacher to author of STOP the Bully, empowering children’s book

“KAREN Tyrrell knows all too well the consequences of bullying. Karen Tyrrell has drawn on her own life experiences write the book STOP the Bully.

The Logan teacher was once the victim […]