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NAMIWalks, Conferences, and Fatigue

Originally posted on Kitt O'Malley:
This summer I’ve been recuperating from caring for my parents, going to the BlogHer16 women’s blogging conference, and training for NAMI In Our Own Voice. This upcoming weekend, I’m attending the Southern California Writers’ Conference, about which I’m understandably worried for I find conferences exhausting and am a bit anxious that…


MEET KITT! #WritersCrushWednesday Thrilled to shine the spotlight on one of my biggest supporters and favorite writers, Kitt O’Malley! A licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, living with bipolar disorder type II; Kitt has been on the frontline of Mental Health Advocacy for years. Recently published in Volume I of Stigma Fighters, Kitt is consistent in […]


Been trying to catch my breath.  Every time I attempted to put pen to paper about the horrific events unfolding in the world, another hideous event would happen. From terror attacks to the evil murders of unarmed African Americans by those called to protect and serve; to the catastrophic retaliations. I believe we are living […]