Inspirational Journeys Presents: Some Dreams are Worth Keeping with Susan Johnson

In today’s episode, My special guest Susan Johnson describes her writing journey, while living with the manic highs and depressing lows of Bipolar Disorder. She defines Bipolar Disorder, we talk about her writing journey and she gives encouragement and tips for writers and for people coping with Bipolar Disorder


Some Dreams are Worth Keeping with Susan Johnson


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Susan Johnson


Friday, February 3, 2023


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Susan Johnson graduated from Drake University with a B.A. in Sociology. Since her diagnosis of Bipolar 1 in 1995, Susan’s true passion in life is to help break the stigma of living with a mental illness and bring hope to those living with one. She has given a TEDx talk “Having A Mental Illness Is Not A Death Sentence.” Susan currently works with special education students as an Instructional Assistant for a school district in Nevada. Susan is a guest blogger for a mental health magazine. She received the award for Best Blogger for  in 2017 and appeared in the 2018 “This Is Me” article in BP Hope Magazine. Susan is a Stability Leader for a nonprofit organization called “The Stability Network.”  For fun she enjoys hiking, baking, traveling, yoga, spending time with her Goddaughter, and trips to the ocean. Susan is originally from Thousand Oaks, CA. She now makes her home in fabulous Las Vegas with her husband, Gary, and Siberian cat, Angel-Ann.

Susan’s featured book is entitled

Description: This is a book about Susan Johnson’s struggle with bipolar in  this incredible memoir. Written in a crawl-inside-her-head style,readers will experience the highs and low of Susan’t life living with bipolar. For anone faced with bipolar either personally or with family of friends this real and raw story will give insight into a sometimes misunderstood concition. This is a must read for those living with a mental illness along with those who are not. This is a book of inspiration and hope.

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As authors, creative artists and entrepreneurs, we often find it hard to stand out above the constant chatter on the internet. If that sounds like you, I’d like to help you boost the visibility of your brand. My name is Ann Harrison-Barnes and I run a podcast called Inspirational Journeys. On my podcast I post solo episodes of value to my listeners, led by the Holy Spirit. I also talk to authors, creative artists and entrepreneurs who want to share their inspirational journeys with the world. If you’re interested in being a guest on my show, please send an email to with Inspirational Journeys in the subject line of your email, so I can send you my featured book questionnaire.

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