Podcast: Christine Jackman on How to Find Silence in a Noisy World

Podcast: Christine Jackman on How to Find Silence in a Noisy World

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Journalist Christine Jackman talks to Cheryl about the noisy world we live in, and how Turning Down the Noise benefits our brains, our lives and our communities.

About the author:

Christine Jackman began her career as a journalist with The Courier-Mail in Brisbane, Australia, in 1993. She has worked in New York as a foreign correspondent for NewsCorp, in the Canberra press gallery and as the social issues writer for The Australian. After several years as an award-winning staff writer for The Weekend Australian Magazine, Christine embraced freelance journalism, with features published in Good Weekend, Vogue and The Australian Women’s Weekly. She is also a communications consultant.
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Bring Some Silence Into Your Life: Try an Extract From Christine Jackman's Turning Down the Noise

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16 September 2020

Bring Some Silence Into Your Life: Try an Extract From Christine Jackman's Turning Down the Noise

    Turning Down the Noise Author Christine Jackman on Ways to Find Peace

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    15 September 2020

    Turning Down the Noise Author Christine Jackman on Ways to Find Peace

      Christine Jackman's Turning Down the Noise is Essential Reading in a Busy World

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      14 September 2020

      Christine Jackman's Turning Down the Noise is Essential Reading in a Busy World

        Synopsis

        Through her personal quest for a better way of being, author and respected journalist Christine Jackman seeks out the best ways to regain clarity and peace of mind in a busy and noisy world.Author Christine Jackman knew her life looked successful - an executive position in Sydney, a house in a harbourside suburb, meetings with CEOs and phone calls with government ministers - but it didn't feel that way. Inside, she felt constantly off balance, her thoughts and internal compass - as well as her ability to care for the people she loved most - drowned out by the noise in her life.So Jackman embarked on a quest for a better way of being. Turning Down the Noise follows her journey as she explores what is happening to our brains, our lives and our communities as we navigate a never-ending assault on our senses and attention, whether from actual noise, exposure to media or the pings and alerts on our phones. More importantly, she reveals how we can reverse the damage through simple daily acts designed to strip out the stimuli and reclaim the silence.Seeking ways to channel and capture the clarity and peace of mind so often lacking in our lives, Jackman writes with a lightness of touch, sharing her own experiences and digging into her subject with the zeal of an investigative journalist and an enquiring mind.
        Christine Jackman
        About the author

        Christine Jackman

        Christine Jackman began her career as a journalist with The Courier-Mail in Brisbane, Australia, in 1993. She has worked in New York as a foreign correspondent for NewsCorp, in the Canberra press gallery and as the social issues writer for The Australian. After several years as an award-winning staff writer for The Weekend Australian Magazine, Christine embraced freelance journalism, with features published in Good Weekend, Vogue and The Australian Women's Weekly. She is also a communications consultant.

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