Book reviews

Book Review: The Silent Scream

The Silent Scream: An Anthology of Despair, Struggle, and Hope is put together by Maria Alfieri. There are 10 other contributors to the book using their full names, including myself, and other writing anonymously. In the introduction, Maria writes: "It is through our vulnerability that our liberation from our inauthenticity starts. Through honest conversation we… Continue reading Book Review: The Silent Scream

Mental health

Book Release: The Silent Scream

Today is the launch day for The Silent Scream, an anthology put together by Maria Alfieri.  It includes stories of pain and struggle, in the form of narratives, poetry, art, and photography, with the aim of showing readers that they are not alone.  I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to contribute a story… Continue reading Book Release: The Silent Scream

Book cover: It's Ok to Not Be Ok by Kim Lamontagne
Book reviews, Mental health

Book Review: It’s Ok to Not Be Ok

It's Ok to Not Be Ok by Kim Lamontagne is a collection of stories written by 11 contributing authors about their personal experience with mental health struggles. I heard about this book from Cat Davis, who blogs at High Risk Cat.  She contributed the Story "Looked Up", which is the first story in the book.  In… Continue reading Book Review: It’s Ok to Not Be Ok

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Way to Share Your Mental Health Story

So, you're loving writing your own blog but you're looking to try something new and expand further out into the world?  Well, there's actually a lot of opportunities to do just that, so I thought I'd share with you what I've been able to find.  Finding the courage to share your mental health story is… Continue reading Way to Share Your Mental Health Story