Talking to kids about mental illness

This is a slide from my mental illness/health presentation for kids at local schools. You can click through and share any or all of the slides below. When we talk openly about mental illness it reassures people if they have any concerns, and helps to remove stigma. This fosters open communication, which makes people moreContinue reading “Talking to kids about mental illness”

Balancing Bipolar Disorder

I recently saw my psychiatrist for a check-up, something that happens every month or two depending on my mood. He’s been pleased with my progress and during the appointment he remarked “Whatever you’re doing, keep doing it.” This got me thinking – what am I doing? In the past year I’ve fluctuated between hyper maniaContinue reading “Balancing Bipolar Disorder”

About Me

I’m a freelance writer and editor who was an automation engineer for over fifteen years. I’m also bipolar. My areas of expertise are: mental health; parenting and relationships; books and media; math, science, and technology; fitness and nutrition; lifestyle and leisure; homes and renovations. I’m available for: adult and children’s fiction and non-fiction, consumer andContinue reading “About Me”