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

Redefining S.E.L.F.I.S.H by Carolyn Hobdey

Carolyn Hobdey’s book ‘Redefining SELFISH’ made me feel somewhat uncomfortable. It demands honesty from its readers and asks them to examine the way they live their life, the priorities we hold and how much we might adhere to societal expectations of the necessity to do and be more in order to be considered ‘successful.’ I … More Redefining S.E.L.F.I.S.H by Carolyn Hobdey

Just Passing Through: Interactions with the World 1938-2021 by Daniel Snowman

I was originally drawn to this memoir by Daniel Snowman because of its title. The concept of the significance of a life lived amongst and alongside global events is an intriguing one. We are all ‘Just Passing Through’ but what is fascinating is the diverse and different paths we take that constitute a life lived. … More Just Passing Through: Interactions with the World 1938-2021 by Daniel Snowman