How to Murder Writing Deadlines

Last week I, Karen Tyrrell author was faced with three looming writing deadlines. Three! I’m an award winning author of six resilience books, but I still HATE triple writing deadlines.

Tell me: WHY do multiple writing deadlines always fall at the same time?

The pressure was on for me to finalize three submissions to […]

How to Survive Suicide

How to survive suicide is one of the HOT topics raised in October: Mental Health month.

Let’s talk about suicide and suicide prevention …

Those who survive suicide are conflicted with opposing emotions: guilt, regret, fear, grief, relief and gratefulness.

How can Suicide SURVIVORS recover and thrive?

Meet writer Mel Hall: who suffered long term […]

How to Stress less and be Happy

YIPPEE! South City Bulletin magazine published my mental health story How to Stress less and be Happy.

Let’s take a Sneak peek …

Stressed to the hilt? Frantically rushing around, trying to make deadlines and appointments? Tossing and turning, too tense to sleep? Before we know it, we’re suffering from blinding headaches, muscular tension and […]

Heal Yourself with Life Writing

Heal Yourself with Life Writing

Thanks South City Bulletin magazine for publishing my story ‘Memoir life writing to assist healing’.

Life writing healed my trauma from parent-teacher bullying, PTSD and mental illness. Writing down my story healed and inspired me to resolve my past and present issues, empowering me to move on to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 & […]

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 […]