Terese is a mother of three young boys who lives in northern Sydney. Busy teaching, writing and looking after her family, Terese’s life today is a long way from when she experienced her first episode of Bipolar disorder in her late teens.
It has taken over twenty years to pull her life together, she says.Now in her 40s, Terese discovered the joys of poetry as a girl, winning creative writing competitions in high school.
She has never stopped writing, even when diagnosed with Bipolar disorder at 19, and during those times since when she has been unwell.‘A lot of people with Bipolar are writers,’ she says. ‘When you have the flow of energy there is an increased ability to write creatively.Read more on sane.org