Mental Health Achievement Awards Karen Tyrrell

Mental Health Achievement Awards – Karen Tyrrell.

Last Friday, I celebrated Mental Health Week Achievement awards at Brisbane Town Hall with SUPER inspiring people. Kelly Higgins-Devine from ABC Radio introduced the speakers as MC.

Queensland Mental Health Commission and Open Minds sponsored these important awards.

Rwandan Dancers celebrate with the audience

Drumroll…

I’m […]

Mental Health Expo presents Bailey Beats the Blah

In October, Brisbane Mental Health Expo presents my FUN interactive pantomime Bailey Beats the Blah with costumes and pro-active mental health messages for children and families.

What’s Brisbane Mental Health Expo?

The Brisbane Mental Health Expo is an engaging way to promote mental health programs and services, sharing information and resources with the […]

Self-Care for Writers Increases Productivity & Creativity

Self-Care for Writers

YIPEE! Last week I, Karen Tyrrell zoomed superhero adventure, Song Bird #4 to a professional editor. Exhilarated, I rode a wave of excitement.

On Sunday, I hiked Palm Grove at Mt Tamborine National Park to boost my self-care, breathing in fresh ionized air. To prepare for an enormous writing week ahead!

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Writers Group Convention Book Marketing

Writers Group Convention held their inspiring network meeting with writers and writing groups from all over Brisbane.

I was thrilled to be a guest speaker, sharing my Super Power marketing tips for authors.

Dressed as my superhero book character, Song Bird Superhero, I shared my WHY – my personal motivation to write, to over 100 […]

Stocking Stuffers of Hope and Cheer

Stocking Stuffers

Stocking Stuffers of Hope & Cheer USA invited my children’s book Song Bird Superhero to join their Prezi interactive presentation. Song Bird Superhero shares positive messages of self-belief, reaching your dream and bully prevention.

Song Bird Superhero shows strength with Rosie overcoming bullying. And diversity with side-kick, Amy triumphing over her Cerebral Palsy […]

Celebrate Mental Health Week Oct 9-15

Let’s celebrate Mental Health Week and live our happiest, healthiest life.

I, Karen Tyrrell award winning author, speaker on Resilience and Wellbeing celebrate Mental Health week, October 9-15.

I’m a survivor of mental illness and bullying. When I was a school teacher, parents of my student bullied and harassed me to breaking point. This […]

Resilience Talk for Depression and Anxiety

Resilience talk by Karen Tyrrell: award winning mental health author, teacher and speaker.

Have you ever felt depressed? Worried? Anxious? Or stressed?

Don’t worry! My resilience talk with coping skills will empower you to live strong.

Come to Karen’s empowering resilience talk on how to be happier, healthier and mentally balanced.

Karen will share how […]

Writer Burnout How I Stopped It

Writer Burnout !!! Today I planned to announce a HUGE Writing project … which would have instigated Writer Burnout. Luckily, my writing buddies and family saved me, begging me to take time-out.

WHY? … For a month, I’ve thrown myself into a relentless schedule of events surrounding the launch of my children’s FUN space […]

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 […]