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Tag Archives: stress

Covid-19 case in Northland – Keep using the QR code

The investigations into a case in Northland is likely to cause concern and spark anxiety and / or worry for many people. It’s probably going to be a couple of days before authorities gather enough information to make firm decisions about what meaningful action to take next. In trying to figure out what you can do […]

Talking about “Steady” on Hillingdon Libraries Culture Bite Facebook Live on Feb 10th 2021 7pm (UK time)

As you get older, echoes from your past start to catch up with you. Or maybe I have just got better at hearing them when they reach me. Or perhaps the increasingly networked world we live in means that the echoes have more pathways to reach me. I got a Facebook message form an old […]

Steady review: “Dare I say, it is a masterclass in science communication…”

“This book is like a pocket pandemic/disaster psychologist” Yesterday, I was amazed and very thankful to receive a review from Dr Johnrev Guilaran, Assist. Prof. of Psychology, University of the Philippines Visayas. He is a fellow clinical psychologist, working in the realm of disaster psychology, and he obtained his Ph.D. here in New Zealand at […]

4 Day eBook Pre-Order Sale on Amazon for my New Book – Steady STARTS NOW

For the next 4 days, my eBook will be discounted to US$2.99 on Amazon globally on pre-order. That’s over 60% off With the UK in lockdown, and the virus continuing to spread rapidly globally, we are not through this pandemic yet.  We know that looking after our mental health is important not only in crisis, […]

Steady – now available for pre-order globally in paperback and ebook: links

It’s exciting to be able to let you know that my upcoming book is now available for global pre-order in both paperback and ebook formats. And of course, you can still buy it directly from me right here on my website. It’s loaded up into bookseller catalogues, so if you prefer to buy from an […]

My First Book is Coming: Steady – Keeping Calm in a World Gone Viral

For the past 6 months I have been busy. As well as a number of other projects, creating videos, scripts, and more, I have been writing a book. My first book. And it was ambitious. What started as an attempt to document what I did during the first lockdowns in New Zealand to advise the […]

Lockdown Relief: Dealing with Frustration

Perhaps you’ve been in lockdown for a while now. Maybe it’s not the first time either. Perhaps you’ve been feeling a bit frustrated with all the things that you want to do, but can’t do. And that might be showing itself in lots of ways in your life. You might be feeling irritable with your […]

Lockdown Relief: Are You Putting On A Brave Face?

I’ve heard lots of people talking about how they feel like they need to put on a brave face on things – for their children, for others that care about them – even though they may be feeling very differently on the inside, compared to the brave face they’re showing on the outside. Should you […]

Lockdown Relief: What can we do to control worrying?

Something has gone wrong and we’re not sure how it’s going to work out. That uncertainty is what creates the discomfort. We don’t know if we’re going to be okay or not. For most people, it’s not a nice feeling. More often that not, it can cause us to worry. So, why do we worry, […]

Lockdown Relief: Simple breathing exercises to help you regain control

Now that many places in the northern hemisphere of the world, including the country of my birth (England) are back in lockdown to try to get control of the spread of Covid-19, I thought it might be helpful for me to re-post the videos I created for New Zealanders when we went through this the […]