Read all my Heat interviews! (Or don’t. Whatever.)

Whoop! I have finally uploaded all my Heat interviews (it only took four years). Just click on the images below and you’ll be redirected to the PDFs. I’ve also uploaded them onto my designated Heat page which can be accessed by clicking the link or via the homepage. Below are my interviews with Miranda, Heston Blumenthal, Nick Hewer,Continue reading “Read all my Heat interviews! (Or don’t. Whatever.)”

HELP! How to ask for help when you’re freaking out

Boss: “How’s that 55 page thesis on Chinese economic policy coming on, Nat?” You: “Oh, splendidly, thanks. It’s a real page turner.” Sound familiar? Bet it does. Perhaps not the Chinese economic policy bit, but definitely lying through your teeth when you’re so far out of your depth the Jaws soundtrack is playing on loopContinue reading “HELP! How to ask for help when you’re freaking out”

This Book Will Save Your Life!

Great to see Foyles have featured our books as part of their ‘This Book Will Save Your Life’ campaign!

Download your own Mind Map: a simple way to understand your mood

It’s all too easy to forget that how you feel emotionally is actually important. That might sound ridiculous, but when was the last time you thought, ‘Why do I feel down/angry/anxious/worried and how can I stop it?’ Often it’s easier to just accept those feelings as inevitable byproducts of a busy life without digger deeper.Continue reading “Download your own Mind Map: a simple way to understand your mood”

Read features on the books in YOU, Stylist, Look, Cosmo, MSN and Huff Post

I’ve updated the books’ press page so now you can read all the features, articles and extracts that have been published on the series in the last month. Here I’ve selected some of my favourites that you might like to peruse – just click on the image and you’ll be redirected to a PDF or theContinue reading “Read features on the books in YOU, Stylist, Look, Cosmo, MSN and Huff Post”

How to make genuinely achievable goals in 2014

Jess and I (the wondrous Dr Jessamy Hibberd with whom I have written This Book Will) penned a blog together about New Year resolutions and how to keep them (which you can read on our site jessamyandjo.com). I was going to re-post it here, but then realised it’s probably too late as pretty much everyoneContinue reading “How to make genuinely achievable goals in 2014”

The press campaign kicks off

This Book Will Make You Happy/Calm/Sleep/Confident are out now and it’s all kicking off press-wise! (For all press enquiries please contact Margot Weale at Quercus: margot.weale@quercusbooks.co.uk) Coming up: Sleep features in Look and Now magazines on 21 Jan; Calm recommended as part of Esquire Weekly’s Top 10 self-help books of 2014; talk at The Hospital Club on 28Continue reading “The press campaign kicks off”

My books are out now!

Today (Jan 6) is the official launch day for the books I co-authored with clinical psychologist Dr Jessamy Hibberd: This Book Will Make You Happy/Calm/Sleep/Confident! (This may explain that distant whooping sound you can hear in the distance.) You can find them in lots of bookshops (including Foyles and lots of independents) and online. They areContinue reading “My books are out now!”

Stop procrastinating and get on with Christmas (and everything else!)

If you’re one of those people who habitually puts stuff off, humming loudly with your fingers in your ears instead of facing what you have to do, then chances are you’re probably in the midst of a Grade A Christmas freak-out right about now. Having promised yourself you’d be more organised this year and despiteContinue reading “Stop procrastinating and get on with Christmas (and everything else!)”

How to stay calm at Christmas

Ah, Christmas. It’s pretty hard not to get excited with the tree sparkling and your stomach making dubious noises from all the mince pies you’ve thrown down both your throat and your festive jumper. However, as amazing, wonderful and air-punchingly lovely as Christmas can be, it can also be a time of immense pressure. Let’sContinue reading “How to stay calm at Christmas”