Indie Blu(e) Author Rachel Finch Reviews The Lithium Chronicles: Volume Two

“It is always a pleasure to read Nicole's work. She is an exceptional writer that has long been a favourite of mine and I was thrilled to be asked to look over her most recent collection 'The Lithium Chronicles: Volume 2'. Nicole's honesty is what grips me. She pours her truth onto paper, the way … Continue reading Indie Blu(e) Author Rachel Finch Reviews The Lithium Chronicles: Volume Two

Jacqueline Cioffa’s Advance Review of The Lithium Chronicles: Volume One

"Nicole Lyons is one of the most exciting, vital poets of our generation. THE LITHIUM CHRONICLES is her most ambitious and brazen work to date, and she delivers above and beyond. Nicole’s ability to delve deep into the human psyche, unapologetic, is her gift to the world. Penning a full range of raw, honest, rage … Continue reading Jacqueline Cioffa’s Advance Review of The Lithium Chronicles: Volume One

Labels – Your choice to wear it.

People, you gotta love 'em. I posted this on TLC after someone asked about avoidance as a personality trait. It's from this somewhat helpful website Out of The Fog. Anyway, a few people shared it and posted about "labels" and it got me a little fired up. Mental Illness isn't just mental illness, in case … Continue reading Labels – Your choice to wear it.

Mental Health Warrior: Dori Owen

Altruistic - unselfishly concerned for or devoted to the welfare of others. It's been about five years since I first joined that bipolar support group. I was nervous to say the least, but there was one person who reached out and welcomed me and the person was Dori Owen. Our dialogue flowed immediately, and a … Continue reading Mental Health Warrior: Dori Owen

Mental Health Warrior: International Bipolar Foundation

Mission/Vision Our mission is to improve understanding and treatment of bipolar disorder through research; to promote care and support resources for individuals and caregivers; and to erase stigma through education. International Bipolar Foundation envisions wellness, dignity and respect for people living with bipolar disorder.                       … Continue reading Mental Health Warrior: International Bipolar Foundation

Mental Health Warrior: Ann Roselle

I haven't known Ann for a very long time, but what I do know of her, I really admire. She is a woman who is not afraid to stand up for herself or for others. When I think of Ann I am reminded of another amazing activist, Maggie Kuhn and something that she has been … Continue reading Mental Health Warrior: Ann Roselle

Mental Health Warrior: Dyane Leshin-Harwood

The Lithium Chronicles is celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month 2015 by featuring Mental Health Warriors, and I am so pleased to kick the month of with an amazing woman. Dyane Leshin- Harwood is a Mental Health Warrior in every sense of the word. Never one to shy away from sharing her own personal struggles and … Continue reading Mental Health Warrior: Dyane Leshin-Harwood