Exciting News: It’s official! This past week I signed an agreement with Motivational Press to publish the book I’ve written about my journey as a Caregiver. I cannot wait to share this book with you all! Stay tuned for more information!
MOTIVATIONAL PRESS TO PUBLISH CLOSER TO PARADISE: A MOTHER’S JOURNEY BY AMY WHITE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Carlsbad, CA – 03-30-2016) –Motivational Press today announced an agreement to publish Closer to Paradise: A Mother’s Journey by Amy White, which offers the story of personal caregiver experience, trial and error, and coming out the other side of crisis in a unique way that is informative but also inspiring and healing and fills a large gap in an otherwise barren caregiver support landscape by breaking down the stereotypes and stigma that intimidate, silence and prohibit those seeking support. for release in Fall 2016.
In Closer to Paradise: A Mother’s Journey, the author shares with readers the challenges of caring for a loved one in crisis and how the author learned to navigate the complicated and difficult task of facing stigma, blame and shame while trying to counteract her son’s nosedive into a suicidal crisis. The only way through this situation was to take one step at a time, often falling into pitfalls along the way.
Out of these challenges, the author learned how to not only survive but also to thrive, even as what happened broke her wide open. .
With more than 67 million family caregivers in the US alone, and many more who love and care for them, this book will resonate with parents and caregivers from all backgrounds and will offer much-needed hope.
Motivational Press is excited to work with Amy White to share with readers:
- Personal Caregiver Experience
- Support and Understanding
- Lessons Learned
- Much-needed Hope
- Highlight Caregiver Needs
About The Author:
Amy White is an International Best-selling author, Caregiver Champion and Intuitive Life Coach who transitioned out of Corporate America to pursue her passion advocating and championing for caregivers after her personal experience supporting her teenage son through a terrifying mental health crisis.
Amy writes the blog Far From Paradise (www.farfromparadise.org); sharing the lessons, challenges, insights and heartache, as well as her own personal healing journey, following her son’s breakdown. She hopes that her story about fighting stigma, navigating the mental health services maze and focusing on her own emotional healing will provide a beacon of hope and light for those who are working to support a loved one or themselves on the path to health and wellness.
In 2014, Amy co-authored the International Best Seller, Bold is Beautiful Breakthrough to Business Strategies sharing her story of leaving her career to pursue her dream of coaching and advocating for parents, caregivers and those transitioning through life’s challenges and crises.
Amy is also a mental wellness advocate and speaker who works with parents and caregivers helping them to find the best path through the confusing and challenging maze of mental health care.
About Motivational Press:
Motivational Press is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. Motivational Press is a broad-based publisher with strengths in business books, self-help books, health, wellness, sports, narrative nonfiction, reference, pop culture, design, and religious and spiritual books. Motivational Press is consistently at the forefront of innovation, using digital technology to create unique reading experiences and expand the reach of its authors. Its divisions include Motivational Press Adult Publishing, Motivational Press Children’s Publishing, Motivational Press Audio, Motivational Press Digital and international companies in Australia, Canada, Germany, Brazil and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.MotivationalPress.com.