Book Shelf

I love books so I’ve been writing books to share what I know to help you on your way to the life you want to lead.

Gender, Deviance and ExclusionThis is my PhD thesis about the importance of emotion in schools and the imperative for adults and young people to form ‘real’ relationships based on unconditional positive regard.

It highlights which teacher behaviours help and hinder relationships with pupils and how the construction of masculinity explains why boys and excluded more often than girls.

It also argues that for effective teaching and learning to take place, teachers and pupils need to be self-aware and emotionally literate.

Teacher and pupils benefit from listening, knowing themselves, expressing themselves, being grounded and accepting. Meditation, Transactional Analysis and Circle Time are tools which allow staff and pupils to de-stress and form positive learning relationships.

The models and concepts within are also relevant to parents and other adults working with children and young people.


The Getting on with Getting Over it Series is for you if you are divorced, separated or bereaved and feeling lost, confused and stuck.

Each book focuses on a specific area of your life and asks you questions, shares stories, gives you theories and practical tools so that you can work out how you want to live life now.

They all cost less than £2.99 in paperback and are £0.99 on Kindle.

  • Your Sexuality
    Whether you are divorced, single or bereaved, coming out of a relationship and being on your own again can be hard; it can knock how you feel about yourself sexually.This book will give you permission to explore your own sexuality, to find out what you like now and don’t, what worked in the past and what didn’t.

    There are practical ideas, stories and questions to get you thinking about what you’d like to try with the focus being on you. Whether alone or with a partner, focus on your body, your sensations, your desire and what you want now.

  • Your Values
    This book will get you looking at your values and what you want so you can turn this ending into a positive new beginning.
  • Your History
    This book will get you looking at your family relationship history so that you can challenge any negative beliefs and assumptions and make this a positive new beginning.

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    Your Family
    Who are your family? How can you support your kids? How can you communicate more effectively with your Ex? This book helps you answer these questions and more.
  • Your Emotions
    This book will help you understand the emotions you go through at the end of a relationship, it give you models to navigate bereavement and it gives you lots of practical tools for working positively with all the emotions you are having.

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    Your Habits and Rituals
    Rituals are important ways of marking life transitions so this book gives you loads of ideas for non-religious rituals that might suit you and your family. Habits can help or harm. This book also gives you tools to audit your habits and steps to building positive habits which support you in your new life.
  • Your Financial and Material World
    This book will help you clarify what you want and need from your material and financial situation. How much money have you got? What will you need in the future? What choices do you have? Get really clear about where you are now so that you get the best start possible for this new stage in your life.
  • Your Social Life, Your community
    This book will help you find your Soul Family to support you, your Tribal Elders to guide you, and your community to belong to.

Love Being Me is for you if you have lost your mojo, your oompfh and or direction. If you look after your kids and work hard but feel like tired, stressed and stuck then this book has thoughts, theory and practical tools to get you thinking about your strengths, what you want to do and how you can get there.

The paperback costs £9.99 or less and the Kindle edition is £0.77

What people said about it…

‘This book is a wonderfully contemporary restatement of ancient wisdom. It’s profound, funny and at times courageously self-revelatory. Anyone looking to further their life should read it’
Michael Sclater, Psychotherapist

‘Fresh and stimulating containing wisdom from the ancients to moderns in an authentically experiential journey’
Pat Morris, Yoga Teacher

‘I found Julie”s story very easy to relate to’
Kev Llewellyn, Designer

‘I really enjoyed this book. It made me laugh and cry with its poignant self-awareness and acute observations. There is so much wisdom and thought-provoking content that it will keep you interested for a very long time’
Dr Marilyn Tew, Academic, Educator and Counsellor

‘This is a book to keep by your bedside, Julie’s search for the patterns in her life has resulted in a remarkable synthesis of creeds which serve as inspiration and comfort alike’
Ros Gore, Mother and small business owner

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Foreword by Ali Campbell

There are many places we look to for answers. Some people look up to others, other people seek out within, but in this practical, heart-warming and heart felt journey you will learn who you really are when you stay out of your own way and connect with the real you. This is not an ‘I told you so’ or ‘I know best’ book. What Julie has done here is to produce a guide you can follow for women just like you written by a remarkable woman, just like you.

In my work with some of the world’s most successful people I have learned one thing; we are all the same on the inside. We’re all insecure about something, we all make mistakes and we all have the opportunity to learn from them and make the next choice you make, the one that will change your life. The difference is whether you make that choice or not. Only you can do that.

It’s not how you start that matters it’s how you finish, it’s not where you’re from, it’s where you’re at!

And if you’ve read this far you’ve already come further than you might think, let Julie and this book take you the rest of the way… All the way to wherever you want to go no matter where you’ve come from.
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