I’m excited to announce that THE TRANS GUIDE TO MENTAL HEALTH AND WELL-BEING is now available to buy! An indispensable and empowering guide to dealing with transphobia, depression and anxiety, imposter syndrome, and more.Dr. Karla J. Strand in Ms. Magazine You can grab your copy in all good bookstores. Here are some choices for you! … Continue reading The Trans Guide to Mental Health and Well-Being is here!
It’s been an interesting year of blogging! While most of my time this year has been taken up by writing The Trans Guide to Mental Health and Well-Being, I’ve enjoyed updating you here when I could. The most read posts of 2021 have been a blend of new and vintage posts, and a great mix … Continue reading The Best of 2021
I’m delighted to announce that THE TRANS GUIDE TO MENTAL HEALTH AND WELL-BEING is now available to pre-order! The book officially comes out on April 21st 2022, and you can now pre-order your copy from major bookstores. Here are some choices for you! In the U.K Click here to order from Waterstones. Click here to … Continue reading Pre-Order The Trans Guide to Mental Health and Well-Being!
After a pandemic’s worth of hard work, The Trans Guide to Mental Health and Well-Being is now well into production! The book comes out April 2022 and, in the meantime, the Jessica Kingsley Publishing team and I are finishing off the last of the copy edits and designing the front cover. I’m so excited for … Continue reading The Trans Guide to Mental Health and Well-Being – Six Months To Go!
I'm now nine months in to writing the trans and non-binary guide to good mental health! I signed my contract in early November 2019 and started writing in earnest in January 2020, after taking time to wrap my head around what I had to do (plus celebrate the holidays). Although my productivity took a hit … Continue reading Progress
So I failed NaNoWriMo (again). I didn’t make it anywhere near the 50,000 words needed to ‘win’, but I don’t feel like I lost. Over November I’ve managed to write the book’s introduction chapters, and to further solidify what the other chapters will include. Here are the chapters I’ll be working on for the next … Continue reading Book Updates, NaNoWriMo, and Probable Chapter Outlines
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I've signed the contract, phoned my parents, and alerted social media, so now it's your turn to officially hear the news. If you've been wondering about my NaNoWriMo non-fiction project this year, or you've caught me anxiously preparing for what I've been calling my 'secret project', it's because... I'm writing a book! I've been approached … Continue reading A Trans and Non-Binary Good Mental Health Guide
I was extremely honoured to be the debut guest on the Trans Variety Hour podcast this week! I spoke to the wonderful Michelle of What the Trans?! podcast fame about all sorts of things I don't usually talk about here, including my fledgling private psychotherapy practice; how I deal with my gender dysphoria as a … Continue reading Trans Mental Health Explosion
I'm Tired We're over halfway through the year and, honestly, I'm exhausted. This year has been full-on and it's been one of the best of my life, but I'm also struggling to keep a balance between working hard and taking care of myself. Sometimes you have to spend lots of energy to do restorative activities, … Continue reading I’m Tired (Here’s Why)