Men At Work’s Down Under – 80s music forever!
(Did you know that Men At Work’s lead singer Colin Hay was born in Scotland, not Australia, so he’s related to Lucy!)
“Colin and I go way back!”
I’ve made another great blog discovery and naturally, I want to share it with you.
Once in a while I’ll come across writing so remarkable, it strikes me deep in the heart. When that happens, I don’t even feel jealous of the author’s talent (those of you familiar with this blog know how green I can get!)—I just feel moved.
This phenomenon happened to me recently when I read Kate’s blog The Colour of Madness. I was truly honored she was willing to write a Birth of a New Brain review.
Apart from Kate’s book review, I encourage you to take a look at her blog. Here are two standouts:
Read Death (trigger warning: suicide)
Here’s what Kate wrote about Birth of a New Brain:
I have been promising the wonderful author Dyane Harwood a review for her excellent memoir ‘Birth Of A New Brain’ for weeks now. Dyane and I started chatting on Twitter and she was kind enough to send me a copy of her book. The familiarity of Dyane’s experience hit home to me on so many levels […]
By the way, if you find yourself headed for a temper tantrum among your family, colleagues, etc., give yourself the gift of a bathroom time out. Stay in there at least a few minutes and take a few deep breaths; hopefully, it won’t be a nasty loo.
I know from personal experience doing this can help you avoid a Mt. Vesuvius moment!
Happy holidays and much love to you,
p.s. In honor of Kate’s homeland, I’m featuring an Australian psychiatrist’s endorsement of my book. Dr. Greg de Moore lives in Sydney and he’s the co-author of a fascinating book titled Finding Sanity: John Cade, Lithium and the Taming of Bipolar Disorder.
Birth of a New Brain – Healing from Postpartum Bipolar Disorder With a foreword by the acclaimed perinatal psychiatrist and author Dr. Carol Henshaw. Please visit Amazon to order a Kindle or paperback version—thank you!