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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How to Enjoy a Stress FREE Christmas

Are you frantically rushing round preparing for Christmas? Frazzled by Christmas shopping, tiring traffic and impossible parking?

While feverishly attending Festive celebrations and organizing your own? … Think again.

STOP pressuring yourself!

Christmas is a time of peace and relaxation. And most importantly a time to nurture yourself.

For those managing a mental illness like […]

ME & HIM: A Guide to Recovery aids Suicide Prevention

Living is So BIG, an international suicide prevention website published ‘From MADNESS to Recovery’ the story behind my tell-all memoir ME & HER: A Memoir Of Madness and self-help book ME & HIM:A Guide to Recovery.

5% of the sales of ME & HIM will go directly to Black Dog Institute for research into suicide […]

How to LIFT your Mood

Yesterday I experienced the most shocking BAD day!

Everything I planned turned terribly wrong! Anxiety gripped me after sending out press releases on ME & HIM: a Guide to Recovery. I feared what they would ask and what I’d divulge in their media interviews.

Why was I feeling so angsty?

Behind it all, I worried […]

How to Develop Resilience Skills & Keep Mentally Strong

WOOHOO! Last Friday I delivered my first Resilience Training Workshop to a corporate business team, part of a Workplace Health and Safety program … What synchronicity!

Manager, Anila Fredricks who had read ME & HER: a Memoir of Madness, invited me to deliver a motivational talk about my RECOVERY from mental illness, to her […]