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Mandy Nolan book lunch Noosaville Sunshine Coast

Date: Wednesday 29 April Time: 12 noon Venue: Waterfront Restaurant, Noosaville Host: Annie's Books on Peregian, Peregian Beach Bookings and enquiries: 07 5548 2053 / anniesbooks@bigpond.com ...Read More

Mandy Nolan book launch in Brisbane

The Avid Reader, 193 Boundary Road, West End 6-8pm 28 April Bookings and enquiries: www.tinyurl.com/pbftbcf ...Read More

Features

Ten Questions with Lana Penrose

[caption id="attachment_1142" align="alignright" width="198"] Lana Penrose. Photo credit Melanie Russell[/caption] Care For Kids published a feature 22 April on depression, especially as it affects mums. It included this Q&A with Lana Penrose, depression survivor and author of The Happiness Quest: 1. Tell us about yourself in 10 words or less ...Read More

Would you recognise the symptoms of exercise addiction?

One of the five key signs is that you have to exercise every day to feel normal. To discover the rest, read Kasey Edwards full article in Daily Life, in which she chats to Vanessa Alford. [caption id="attachment_1240" align="alignleft" width="150"] Vanessa Alford[/caption] Vanessa wrote her memoir Fit not Healthy after ...Read More

Blog

Aussie spirit of inclusiveness reflected in friendship across cultural divide

from Michael Nest “A Pygmy from Congo and an Aussie bloke???”. I saw this doubt flicker across people’s faces when I told them about my collaboration with Isaac on writing his memoir. To some extent their instinct was right: a rapport, often coming from shared experience, is an essential part ...Read More

Depression survivors chat

Bianca Dye and Lana Penrose chat about overcoming depression and finding happiness in this i98fm interview ...Read More