Aired June 5th/14 on Positive Living Vibrations with Sara Troy and her guest
Wendy K. Williamson, and Honora Rose who are authors of the edgy new book Two Bipolar Chicks Guide to Survival: Tips for Living with Bipolar Disorder.
Let us remove the misunderstanding of mental disorders and gain knowledge of how to live with the disorders, for those who live with them daily, give dignity and liberty to those with any kind of mental challenges and take time to understand what they are and in how you can help.
From the “Two Bipolar Chicks”, Wendy K. Williamson and Honora Rose, comes this survival guide disguised as a low-key, how to manual. From their wellness vaults, they compiled three decades worth of tips for you. Filled with insightful anecdotes and personal viewpoints – which can differ – Wendy and Honora steer you through the swamps of bipolar disorder and teach you how to dodge the alligators.
From advice on medication to their own, personal journeys with acceptance, you’ll pick up tips on managing depression and mania. There is plenty of factual advice and information on treatments and tidbits for the novice, the pros and everyone in between. It could be an asset to anyone navigating the bipolar waters.
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You’ll hear more from the author you’ve grown to love and the co-author you soon will. It’s their personal insight that will make this a unique book. Divulging tidbits from manic sex and internet sites to how to not blow your life savings when in a manic episode, they blow the lid off telling it like it is. You wanted to know more and here it is!
During Wendy’s first manic episode at Virginia Tech, Wendy K. Williamson wanted to write a memoir. It wasn’t until she was downsized from corporate America that she was able to write it. I’m Not Crazy Just Bipolar ( http://www.wendykwilliamson.com) is a memoir of healing and hope. Wendy’s co-wrote a second book entitled: Two Bipolar Chicks Guide to Survival: Tips for Living with Bipolar Disorder, to provide wellness tips. Together, Wendy and Honora run The Red Bank Writers Group.
Wendy K. Williamson
While studying at Virginia Tech, eight weeks before graduation, Wendy had her first manic episode. It was then she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder type I. She graduated and worked in a number of fields until being downsized from corporate America in her early thirties. It was then she plugged in her laptop for good and wrote her first book, a memoir: I’m Not Crazy Just Bipolar. Wendy has written for BP Magazine, Bipolar Disorder for Dummies, 2nd Edition and The Two River Times. She currently blogs for BPHope.com. Her book has been reviewed by Publishers Weekly and National Alliance on Mental Illness’ The Advocate. Wendy is the co-founder of The Red Bank Writers Group and has been interviewed on over thirty radio stations nationwide. She resides in Monmouth County, NJ with her two kitties and fiancé, burning out laptops to stay sane.
Honora is a graduate of Boston University. Upon graduation, she worked in the financial industry for ten years before starting a family. She has a thirteen-year-old son and an eleven-year-old daughter. Not long after the birth of her second child, she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder type I, rapid cycling. At age thirty-five, Honora’s years of meteoric highs and crushing lows finally had a name and her journey to wellness was born. Honora is the co-founder of The Red Bank Writers Group, voracious reader and skilled editor. Two Bipolar Chicks Guide to Survival: Tips for Living with Bipolar Disorder is her first book with co-author Wendy K. Williamson.
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Survor Living with Bipolar Disorder is her first book with co-author Wendy K. son