Books, Parenting, Psychology

New book this month

This month, I will be publishing an updated version of my first book (What Would I Tell Her @ 13). This is a nonfiction book for parents and anyone else attempting to understand teen girls. While the book will be available in ebook format from November 15th, some Amazon country sites will let you pre-order… Continue reading New book this month

Fiction, Psychology

What do you want? – A flash fiction piece

It was hard being asked what she wanted. Should she admit that she yearned for a soul mate who would love her inspite of the dark cloud she lived in? Or would she choose to be cautious and say that she wanted the same things as everyone else? The trouble was, nobody understood how it… Continue reading What do you want? – A flash fiction piece

Fiction, Human behaviour, Psychology

No Reason for Depression

They told her that she had no reason to be depressed. “You have so much money and no terrible job to go to every day,” they explained. But she couldn’t help it. Even one Gucci bag a month couldn’t cure her despair. Some days, she’d wake up with a low feeling that threatened to keep… Continue reading No Reason for Depression

Depression, Human behaviour, Psychology

Good Mental Health is Wealth

Do you love yourself? Have you been nice to yourself lately? Stop being so hard on yourself. Are you taking time out for self care? No, I’m not talking about visiting an expensive spa every week; I’m asking you if you’re taking that leisurely walk without your phone stuck to you. I’m suggesting that you… Continue reading Good Mental Health is Wealth

Children, Fiction, Human behaviour, Psychology

More Than Enough

Subjected to nasty remarks from the moment she could process language, the little girl grew up quite unsure of herself. Everywhere she went, she knew that she wasn't good enough. Every day that she lived, she thought that she was the worst of the human species in every way. When adulthood came, she realised that… Continue reading More Than Enough

Depression, Human behaviour, Priorities, Psychology, writers

Anxiety & the New Year

Happy New Year to you all! I'm back to work after allowing myself a couple of weeks to not stress about writing the next book. And I just realised that I must be the only writer online who has NOT written a long post about 2017 achievements and about my goals for 2018. The fact… Continue reading Anxiety & the New Year

Books, Psychology, Writing

It’s All About Feelings

I'm a highly sensitive introvert. That includes a lot of characteristics including my ability to feel everything intensely. From a stranger's pain to an animal's fear - you name it, I can feel it. This aspect of me has helped me with my writing. Readers have often said that my books make it clear that… Continue reading It’s All About Feelings