Ramise has been writing for over twenty years, using it as a way to survive CFS and heal. She’s had poems, an article and a short story published in various Australian publications and also performed her standup poetry and comedy in front of audiences in the Northern Rivers Region and the Mid North Coast of N.S.W. Australia.
Ramise self published the first edition of ‘Are You Really Happy? Understanding Ourselves’ in 2004.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Creative writing puts me in another 'zone', it's relaxing and fun. I see creative writing as having two very separate components; 1. The world of imagination and/or creative channeling of stories or ideas. It's important in the process, to let it all the words flow out onto the paper (or onto the keyboard) without editing. 2. The editing process, which I enjoy just as much. I'm using a different part of my brain, the analytical and logical side works with a process I call 'harmonics'. Every word has a unique vibration, the energy of words has a powerful effect not only on our minds but also on our bodies. We can create harmony with our words, which keeps the reader involved with the story or we can create disharmony or a 'glitch' with our words or phrasing, which effectively disconnects the reader with the story. The greatest joy is to bring these two processes together to create an experience that readers enjoy!
What are you working on next?
I have a couple of books that I'm keen to finish. One is a book on healing from CFS and another book is still an evolving secret. : ) I have some short stories that I'd like to put into anthology. I'm also working on a comic book which is a new genre for me. I'm having a lot of fun drawing and writing the comic book as I'm taking myself down a whole new road of exploration into how my personality comes through the line work of my art.
Inside this book, you will find easy to grasp ideas and stepping stones to consciousness, including examples of how Ramise healed dysfunctional patterns in her own life. Guided journal work questions are included to encourage and assist awareness development. Written in a concise, gentle and profoundly honest manner, if you only read one self help book, this is the one to read.