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Sermon at The School of Life

There’s a funny thing about being a television presenter – people think that you can talk in front of anyone, anytime, however big the gathering. And the thing is, when you are presenting, news-reading, or even ad-libbing, you are…

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Rise – the book launch

I dithered a lot about publishing Rise. At least, dithered about showing you the inner workings of my emotional chaos as I struggled with the impact of breast cancer. The diaries on which the book is based are so…


My first book Rise published today

My first book, Rise: Surviving and Thriving After Trauma, is now available to buy in shops and from online retailers listed below. In Rise I illustrate my own path through being diagnosed with breast cancer and undergoing a double mastectomy,…

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The Science of Resilience airs on BBC Radio 4

This radio documentary explores the science of resilience, based on my MSc research into post-traumatic growth and personal experience of breast cancer. In it I speak to leading academics researching this subject, such Dr Michael Pluess from Queen Mary…