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Tag Archives: worrying

“Steady” audiobook now available globally to buy

IT’S HERE! I’m so please to announce that my audiobook of “Steady, Keeping Calm in a World Gone Viral” is now GLOBALLY AVAILABLE. And it’s also amazing to announce that the vocal artist I invited to partner with my on the project – Daniel Henning – has just been announced as a finalist in the […]

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:

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 […]

“Steady” Featured in the NZ Listener 4 Page Spread

Today, Jan 22 2021, is publication day for my book. “Steady: Keeping Calm in a World Gone Viral” A Guide to Better Mental Health Through and Beyond the Coronavirus Pandemic is out today. Just waiting a few hours for it to go live as the servers around the world catch up to Jan 22. In […]

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 […]

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 […]

You’re Overconfident About Your Ability to Remember: Use the Covid-19 Tracer App

You’ll remember exactly where you’ve been and who you’ve been in contact with over the last two weeks, won’t you?  “Of course I will!”, I hear you reply.  If the actual rate of use of the NZ Covid-19 app is anything to go by, lots of people think they’ll remember. The abysmal tanking in its […]

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, […]