Christina Patterson is a journalist, writer, broadcaster, and coach. A former columnist at The Independent, today Christina writes for the Daily Mail, Observer Magazine and The Telegraph, and reviews for The Sunday Times. She is also a regular guest on the Sky News press preview.
Christina talks to Guy Spier about her books and the journey of her and her family’s life, which effectively inspired them. Other topics include psychotherapy, writing and poetry, as well as the importance of speaking our parents’ mother tongues.
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(00:00:00) Two Books, One Courageous Author
(00:07:12) The Life Behind the Memoir
(00:13:23) Why Do We Long for Self-Help Books?
(00:25:04) The Discovery of Swedish Roots
(00:36:24) Commitment to Truthfulness
(00:44:42) Conversation as a Healer
(00:50:26) The Dark Side of the Church
(00:58:52) Therapy and Alternative Medicine
(01:10:01) How to Master Writing
(01:20:51) Poetry: The Purest Form of Literary Art
(01:23:53) Looking Towards the Future
(01:29:30) On the Love for Italy