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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. […]

Interview with Men’s Health UK: Resilience to Stress

It was great to be invited to talk with Men’s Health UK on how to spot and manage daily stress, and how technology can help. In this case, the magazine was featuring a Fitbit device. Personally, I have started using an Apple Watch over the past year during my own experience of trying to manage […]

Words Matter: How Communication Becomes Critical in Tackling Covid-19

I REMEMBER CLEARLY saying to Sarah, my wife, in March 2020: “This is going to last a long time. My intention is to stick to the pillars of Structure and Empathy to guide the response and communication of it. I’m going to need your help. If I stray too far from that, can I please […]

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 […]

Cover Story for The Business Influencer Magazine

Really pleased to be featured as a cover story in the new issue of The Business Influencer magazine in the UK: “Lessons from New Zealand for the World.” “Most people have been looking for a clean break from the trials of 2020. The advent of safe and approved vaccines have given many hope that the […]

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 […]