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Steady announced as Finalist in 2021 International Book Awards

Absolutely delighted to be honoured as an Award-Winning Finalist in the Health: Psychology and Mental Health category of the 2021 International Book Awards for my book, “Steady: A Guide to Better Mental Health Through and Beyond the Coronavirus Pandemic” Thank you … to the nominating committee and all those who have bought the book and […]

Appearing on Making Waves: Conversations with Influencers and Disruptors June 30

I’m very pleased to tell you that I’ll be appearing on Making Waves: Conversations with Influencers and Disruptors, June 30 (Pacific Time). This is part of the TEDxSantaBarbara community, and I’m looking forward to not only connecting back with this community and Mark Sylvester who will be interviewing, but also with the wider TEDx world. […]

Steady now FREE to read on Kindle Unlimited – Please Share!

It’s tricky trying to do what you love and also make a living. And although I’m busy doing what I love, the ‘making a living’ thing is proving to be a quite the challenge to crack. I’ve discovered that I love writing. Not academic writing: I can do it, but I wouldn’t describe my relationship […]

New Zealand: Multiple Hazards, Multiple Uncertainties

The two earthquakes overnight offshore are likely to have woken many people up, who then had trouble getting back to sleep, or who had to evacuate because they lived in a potential tsunami-risk area. Or perhaps they had kids who were frightened and couldn’t get back to sleep. Or maybe you slept through the whole […]

SPOTTED! My book out in the wild: Have you seen it too?

It’s been over a month that by book Steady has been out, but it still gives me a kick seeing it out in shops, or people posting photos of where they’ve seen it, and when it’s arrived with them, or where they’ve bought it from. Have you seen my book yet? If so, be sure […]

Steady Book Extract Exclusively on The Spinoff: The Lockdown YoYo

Given the re-emergence of community cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand, it seemed timely to offer another extract from my new book today, published by The Spinoff. I hope you find it useful.

More 5 Star Real Reader Reviews

Grateful for another 5Star review of my new book, “Steady – A Guide to Better Mental Health Through and Beyond the Coronavirus Pandemic”  

“What would you know?”

“WHAT WOULD YOU KNOW?” is a question I’ve been asked a few times recently, especially from my British friends. Writing my book from here in New Zealand where we have managed to get through the pandemic so far with relatively few cases, how can I provide information that might be useful to those who find […]

First Print Run of Steady Almost Sold Out!

I’m a little SHOCKED. I just got off the phone with my distributor for print books in New Zealand and found out that I only have 30 copies of my book left in the warehouse. I have a handful of copies here with me at home, but this means I’ve almost sold out of my […]

Watch my Facebook Live Interview about Steady with Hillingdon Libraries

I did my Facebook Live being interviewed by Anne from Hillingdon Libraries about my new book – Was great to see some familiar names, and new ones too, including the Mayor of Hillingdon. You can watch the replay here: