Stuff Happens: The Far from Humdrum Life of a Photojournalist by Tor Eigeland

Executive Editor of the National Geographic Dennis Dimick states in the foreword of Tor Eigeland’s memoir ‘Stuff Happens: The Far from Humdrum Life of a Photojournalist’ that ‘Tor had seen places and events I’d experienced vicariously through National Geographic and Life magazines as a youth.’ This resonated with me whilst reading through the pages of … More Stuff Happens: The Far from Humdrum Life of a Photojournalist by Tor Eigeland

Hope and Learning: Our Journey with Schizophrenia by Linda Snow-Griffin Ph.D

The title of Linda Snow-Griffin’s text ‘Hope and Learning- Our Journey with Schizophrenia struck me as being a different take or lens through which we perceive the mental illness. Despite it affecting nearly 20 million people, it is an illness that does come with certain baggage around stereotypes and misconceptions. Without knowledge and understanding of … More Hope and Learning: Our Journey with Schizophrenia by Linda Snow-Griffin Ph.D

Manic Man: How to Live Successfully with a Severe Mental Illness by Jason Wegner and Dr. Kerry Bernes

Mental illness still carries with it today a significant amount of stigma and conditions such as bipolar seem to be little understood and so carry more than most. In ‘Manic Man: How to Live Successfully with a Severe Mental Illness’ Jason Wegner challenges such notions and stereotypes illustrating rather wonderfully how it is possible to … More Manic Man: How to Live Successfully with a Severe Mental Illness by Jason Wegner and Dr. Kerry Bernes