The Kickstarter for Hortensia and the Magical Brain is Live!

Hortensia and the Magical Brain introduces a therapeutic poetry technique that helps parents, caregivers and health care professionals lovingly talk with a child and create an open and healthy conversation around early onset mental health disorders. The poems cover the mean and nasty, scary and suicidal, angry and elated, sad and over the top thoughts and behaviors children with mental health concerns regularly experience.

Let’s shine a light on these NORMAL mental health symptoms and teach kids that they are often a result of brain chemicals that can be fixed though lifestyle changes and if needed, medical help.

This is a beautifully crafted, hard back book that was created for kids whose brains aren’t always on track. Just like mine!

Please visit our Hortensia Kickstarter page to read more about this amazing book. Pledges start at $1 and everyone receives a fun reward as a thank you!

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Julie A. Fast Psychology Today Blog: Terrorist Assisted Suicide

The followinboy shutterstockg is a link to my Psychology Today blog post on the topic of what I call ‘terrorist assisted suicide.’ If you’re depressed right now, I suggest waiting to read this until you are feeling better. I put this topic up here for readers who are interested in my work outside of the bipolar disorder realm. I limit my media when my mood is low and I encourage you to do the same. Julie

Click here to read Terrorist Assisted Suicide: How Terrorist Cults Use Mentally Ill Muslim Men to Further Their Reign of Terror.