|Publisher:||Pan Macmillan||Published:||September 20th 2018|
The only guide you'll ever need on how to deal with the big stuff in life. (And not sweat the small stuff!) Full of honest and practical advice from Gemma Cairney - and a whole host of trained professionals and real people - Open Your Mind is the best friend of a book everyone needs. From stress, trauma and anxiety, to your place in the world, and everything in between. Includes chapters on: Anxiety Depression Addiction Politics Our Natural World Feminism Money And so much more! Gemma Cairney is an important advocate for young people. Her personal insight and time as Radio 1's resident agony aunt on The Surgery makes her perfectly placed to offer advice to young people questioning what life's all about. Discover even more with Cairney's Open Your Heart: Learn to Love Your Life and Love Yourself.
After a brief time at drama school and a stint working in fashion in her early twenties, Gemma Cairney is now a BBC broadcaster, magpie, and life enthusiast who has won awards for making documentaries on subjects such as young people in violent relationships. She presented The Surgery on BBC Radio 1 and co-produced and presented the internet entertainment show The Fox Problem. Gemma has presented shows and one-offs for BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra, 2, 3, 4, 4 Extra, 6 Music, and BBC World Service. She is also founder of boutique production company Boom Shakalaka Productions. She likes to write, explore the planet, trek mountains, and DJ garage classics. Gemma's book Open Your Mind and it's companion volume Open Your Heart are must-have practical guides to navigating the ups and downs of life.