10 Ways to De-stress and be more Fulfilled

Woohoo! South City Bulletin magazine published my article “Your happiness Quota. 10 ways to de-stress and be more Fulfilled.”

Editor Wendy Millgate categorizing it “MIND with Karen Tyrrell”. Why? I’m a survivor of parent-teacher bullying, PTSD and mental illness. Now I’m a resilience and mental wellness author.

South City Bulletin Article…

Dragging your feet? Stressed […]

How to Achieve Work Life Balance

Achieve Work Life Balance

Coming home exhausted? Over worked? Stressed to the hilt?

But still striving to achieve Work Life Balance?

Read my article The Work Life Balance published in South City Bulletin magazine April edition. I’ll show you 10 keys to boost your happiness levels and manage the demands of life.

I’m a […]

Logan Arts Festival April 20-21

WOOHOO! I’m launching ME & HIM: A Guide to Recovery at Logan Arts Festival at Kingston Butter Factory on 2oth April

ME & HIM: A Guide to Recovery shares HOW I recovered from parent-teacher harassment, enforcement into a psychiatric ward by police, Bipolar Disorder and Post traumatic stress disorder.

I reveal my husband’s role as […]

PUBLISHED: Mental Health Tips for Kids

Editor of South City Bulletin magazine, Wendy Johnson published ‘Mental Health Tips for Kids” in their December Summer issue, both in glossy print and online. As a mental health advocate, I’m delighted my story can reach out into the community, empowering families and children …

‘Never before have kids been so stressed, anxious and depressed! […]

Success! ME & HER: A Memoir of Madness Book Launch

WOOT! Last night my first ME & HER: A Memoir of Madness book launch lifted off with a BANG!

Part of the crowd of 85!

Over eighty-five guests attended Logan North library in South Brisbane, Australia. 85! The librarian said it was one of their TOP book launches EVER (trailing closely after Kate […]

Launching Bookmarks -ME & HER: A Memoir of Madness

WOOHOO! Feast your eyes on my brand-new double-sided bookmark Anthony Puttee of Book Cover Café designed! On the front Anthony astutely chose ‘there are always TWO SIDES to every story’ baring in mind the two points of view in my memoir … the sane ME and the insane HER.

Thanks again to Australian YA author, […]

The Reporter Newspaper Quizzes my Decision

Christine Rossouw, journalist from The Reporter contacted me over my resignation from Logan Writers festival. How the heck did she get that information?

Ahh! … Then I recalled adding her colleague’s name to the Logan Writer’s contact list at the 2010 writers festival. That journalist has since resigned and her messages forwarded to Christine.

Now […]

Logan Writers Week Program

Thank you … Logan City Libraries for developing this program with Logan City Writers.

Monday 11th October 9.30-11.30 Hyperdome Library … Childrens Writers Panel Ged Maybury, Karen Collum, Sharon Norris,

1.30 -3.00 Marsden Library Author Talk Kev Webb + Anthony Puttee “DREAM RAIDER”

Tuesday 12th October 9.30- 11.00 Hyperdome Library… Workshop … Jodi Cleghorn … […]

FUNDED! Logan Writers Week

YAY! Logan City Council will now fund Logan Writers Week, 11th to 16th of October. Which means I can pay for newspaper advertising, Guest speaker Doctor David Reiter of Interactive Publications, 14 Logan writers and 3 illustrators … and the other costs involved in organising a writers festival.

In April, I applied for an Arts […]

WooHoo! Logan Writers Week!

WooHoo! Its official … Logan Writers Week will go ahead between the 11th to 16th of October at Logan City Libraries and Angus and Robertson Hyperdome Bookstore. It’ll be a week long celebration of the amazing literary talent in Logan City.

In March, I created Logan City Writers collective and dreamed I could organise Logan […]