I was a guest on the live American radio show eCareDiary where I spoke about how bipolar disorder has affected my life, and shared tips to help caregivers navigate the journey and offer the right kind of help.
Listen to the 15-minute interview here:
I was a guest on Greg Kovacs’ podcast “True You!” We discussed my experiences as a health professional who was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, the symptoms of both depression and mania, my family’s initial reactions to my diagnosis, and stigma and destigmatization.
Listen to the 43-minute podcast here:
March 4, 2019
Reflecting on the process of writing Mad Like Me, I came up with tips to write your own memoir. My guest blog post about this has just been featured on the Nonfiction Authors Association’s blog.
My first alma mater, the University of KwaZulu-Natal where I studied nursing and sociology, published an article about Mad Like Me on page 75 of their annual (December 2018) UKZNTouch magazine.
Dec 11, 2018
This article that I wrote about spirituality and mental illness is the third in a series of articles published in the BahaiTeachings newsletter.
Nov 22, 2018
I wrote an article (second in a series) titled “Something’s Not Right: Should I Consult a Psychiatrist?” that was published in the BahaiTeachings newsletter.
Nov 19, 2018
I wrote this article titled “A Spiritual Reaction to My Mental Illness” published in the Nov 2018 BahaiTeachings newsletter.
Nov 7, 2018
An article about Mad Like Me appeared in the November 2018 newsletter of my alma mater, the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, where I did my Master’s and PhD. The first part of the article is shown below. (“Witsie” is the nickname for alumni from the University of the Witwatersrand.)
I wrote a 2-page article about Mad Like Me for the Fall 2018 edition of Friends for Mental Health’s newsletter “Family Matters”.
July 30, 2018
I was selected as the featured member of the Nonfiction Authors Association in July 2018.
July 7, 2018
I was interviewed by Ainslie MacLellan on the CBC Radio One show “All in a Weekend” about my book Mad Like Me. The interview aired on July 7 2018.
Listen to the 12-minute interview here:
This one-page article about the book was published in the Summer 2018 edition of AMI-Quebec’s newsletter, “Share & Care”.
If you’d like me to draft a similar piece for your organization’s newsletter, please contact me.