Full of honest and practical advice from The Surgery agony aunt Gemma Cairney and a whole host of trained professionals and real people, Open Your Heart is a best friend in a book. From heartbreak and heartache to body image and everything in between, this book will help you learn to love your body, your friends and your family, and tell you what to do if things go wrong.
Includes chapters on:
About the Author
- Death, grief and loss
- Body image
- Gender and sexuality
- Sexual health
- and more!
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 presents The Surgery
on BBC Radio 1 and co-produced and presented 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.
This heartfelt handbook for young adults by an inspirational presenter and producer is the literary embodiment of a big sister's shoulder and a best friend's ear * LoveReading4Kids.com * Informative, touching & inspiring... laced throughout with a sense of humour and true passion. * Metro * A valuable resource, full of reassurance for teenagers that they are not alone, whatever they feel. * Guardian * A guide to help young people navigate love, friendships, health and other aspects of growing up. * Observer *