Gillian Bridge is a qualified teacher of English, an addiction therapist and a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy who has taught, lectured and coached in the field of brain language and behaviour and has also worked in prisons and on Harley Street. Language is her medium, neuroscience her fascination, and she longs to understand what makes us humans human. Her previous book The Significance Delusion - essentially a search for the meaning of meaning - is very much the outcome of that curiosity, but Sweet Distress brings her deep love of family into the equation. What wouldn't we do, think or question in order to protect them?
Click here to see a summary of Gillian's writings in the press - in print and online.
Click here to read Gillian's feature in the Daily Express - Happy Monday: Key to happy life is defying self-aggrandisement'
Click here to read Gillian's sage advice in Prima magazine on the topic of helping pupils dealing with their GCSE results.
Click here to read Gillian's feature in the Irish Independent on Do the Terrible Twos actually exist?'.
Click here to read Gillian's article on the Express website: Terrible Twos don't exist and bad parenting is to blame'.
Click here to read Gillian's piece for The Brighton Argus: Blame parents for the terrible twos'.
Click here to read Gillian's feature on toddler tantrums' for The Mail Online.
If you’re lucky enough to live long enough, you get to an age when you realise you are going to die. When you’re younger, you think you know that, of course you do, but you don’t, not really. With this realisation, living long enough, you get to understand that the great prize is being […]
Another chill, dull, not-going-anywhere Sunday. Stuck and boring, nothing being achieved, nothing worth achieving. And then, by mid-afternoon, snow. Silent, drifting, changing the landscape utterly, its brightness lifting the spirits. A miracle of snow. I didn’t make it come. It just came. I watched it though, and it made me smile. Sometimes, the present […]