Releasing the Pressure.

Last night I came down with a cervicogenic headache. The result of way too much time spent sitting at the computer over the past few weeks, putting unnecessary stress on myself to be productive with all this extra free time. I recently finished typing the revised edition of my book Paid To Dance: Asha’s Story... Continue Reading →

How Isolation Is Helping Me Slow Down and Enjoy The Journey of Writing and Publishing

Last night I laid awake all night. I felt so restless when I first went to bed, and after hours of lying there staring at the ceiling, I started to feel claustrophobic. I felt so unsettled, and I wanted to cry, but I didn't know why. Was it because of everything that's going on in... Continue Reading →

Excerpt from The Wilted Rose

As part of my effort to support Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Awareness Week, all of this week I will be posting free excerpts of my book The Wilted Rose. Part Two of The Wilted Rose tells the story of a young mother struggling to cope with Postnatal Depression in the late 1950s/early 1960s, when public... Continue Reading →

Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Awareness Week starts tomorrow

Depression and Anxiety Awareness Week 13th - 19th November 2016  Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Awareness Week was established by PANDA in 2005. The Week aims to raise awareness about perinatal depression and anxiety, including the signs to look for and where to go to seek support. Perinatal depression and anxiety is a serious illness. Up to 1... Continue Reading →

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