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Break Down the Barriers

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Liptember: supporting mental health

September is Liptember! Help me support research, programs and services to help woman around Australia, whe breaking down stigma attached to mental health. Beneficiaries include The Royal Women’s Hospital, Lifeline, BATYR, R U OK? and others. You can donate at: https://www.liptember.com.au/karencarlisle . #WhatsOnYourMind #Liptember #kissawaytheblues

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Steampunk Hands Around the World, 2019: This is Me.

I had planned to do two or three posts for this year’s Steampunk Hands Around the World. One was a photo montage of various steampunk outfits and events I’ve attended. The other was about my writing and steampunk books. But that isn’t my whole story. I have a confession to make. I’m not the person…

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Liptember – Raising Awareness for Women’s Mental Health

If you follow me on instagram or twitter (or FB) you would have seen my (almost) daily Liptember posts. What is Liptember, you ask?  Liptember is a campaign raising funds and awareness for women’s mental health during the month of September.  To support the fundraising campaign you could either buy lipsticks from various chemists around Australia,…

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R U OK?

Today is R U OK? Day. A national day of action to remind everyone that any day is the day to ask, “Are you ok?” It’s as simple as: 1. Ask 2.Listen 3. Encourage action 4. Check in For more information https://www.ruok.org.au/

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When the Black Dog bites (may contain spoilers)

(This post was originally posted on my Patreon page on 25th May, 2018) Yesterday (last Thursday) was a very difficult day.As many of my readers and followers know, I suffer from workplace anxiety (and recently diagnosed as PTSD). It was a bad day. I had a major panic attack, following an emotional communication from my insurance…

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Aunt Enid Update

12-13 hours writing a day for two weeks and crashing iron levels. I’m exhausted. One. More. Long. Chapter. To. Go. Then it’s a final rewrite and resolving any persisting sticky notes… and to the beta readers! I’m cutting it fine but I’ve almost made up for two months of respiratory issues this year. I’ve bought…

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