About Rae A. Stonehouse – Author

Photo of Author Rae A. StonehouseIntroducing Rae A. Stonehouse: Renowned Author, Inspirational Speaker, and Esteemed Self-Publishing Consultant. With a rich career spanning over four decades in psychiatric and mental health nursing, Rae brings a wealth of compassionate insights and profound wisdom to both his writing and speaking engagements.

As a distinguished member of Toastmasters International for over 29 years, Rae has honed his communication skills and self-confidence, enabling him to impart valuable personal development insights. His unique style combines conversational ease with direct engagement, making his books and presentations not only informative but also deeply relatable.

Rae’s approach is marked by a blend of wry humor and sage advice, drawing from a lifetime of experiences in nursing and a commitment to continuous personal growth. Although retired from his nursing career, he continues to thrive in his roles as a writer, speaker, and mentor, empowering others to realize their full potential.

Beyond his professional pursuits, he has been productive as a do-it-yourselfer in renovating three older homes, one being a heritage home. As a legal boarding home, it had the reputation of being a brothel and illicit drug distribution center at a point in time. He also worked with building contractors to create three new homes and doing all the interior decorating and exterior landscaping himself with the help of his wife Sandra.

Backyard gardens of Rae A. StonehouseRae is an avid gardener, cultivating a lush array of flowers, shrubs, and vegetables.

Residing in the picturesque Kelowna, British Columbia, Rae shares his life with his wife Sandra, a fellow retired nurse, their son Jeffrey, daughter-in-law Jennifer, and the joy of his life, granddaughter Maybelle. His journey is a testament to the power of lifelong learning and the pursuit of excellence in every endeavor.