Self-Care for Authors Increases Productivity

Self-Care for Authors & Writers

OMG! I’m launching my empowering eco fantasy book, Rainforest Rescue (Song Bird 3) in just three weeks-time!

The pressure is mounting!

How to Remain Stress-Free and Increase Productivity?

I have SO much to do … I need to organize media interviews, book reviews and book signing events at bookshops, […]

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.


What is Emotional Intelligence?

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


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 […]