Amanda Wilson was born in Carbonear, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. She attended Grenfell Campus, Memorial University where she graduated with degrees in English Literature and Education.
Amanda is a writer and a mental health blogger. She is advocating for mental heath rights across Canada by sharing her experiences living with PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) and GAD (General Anxiety Disorder). She is an ambassador and voluneteer for many mental health initiatives, including #SickNotWeak and CMHA.
She is also a contributing writer for The Mighty. Her published article, “To the Cashier Who Realized I Was Having a Panic Attack” had over 300 shares in the first hour of publication and has since received worldwide recognition from organizations, including To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA), and other mental health authors.
In August 2017, she made her official “in print” debut in the book Lemonade Stand: The i’Mpossible Project with her story entitled “When My Story Began: Living with PTSD.”
Amanda resides in Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador with her husband, their two cats, and an English Mastiff named Miesha.
Contact information can be found under the “Contact Me” page.