Take care of your mental health


The recent deaths of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade have reinforced, once again, how important it is to take care of yourself emotionally.

Those of you with depression or with a loved one who struggles with depression may appreciate Joanna Penn’s interview of Michaelbrent Collings.

Collings is an award-winning and internationally bestselling horror novelist and screenwriter — who also suffers from depression. Listen to him discuss writing while depressed here.

Also of note is a guest post on Jane Friedman’s blog from Bella Mahaya Carter, author of Raw: My Journey from Anxiety to Joy.

Carter’s column focuses on how to work through the stress of publishing a book (of and all the other tasks that accompany it).