Marie Murray is a clinical psychologist and Irish Times columnist, author and broadcaster. She has been a weekly radio contributor to Today with Pat Kenny (2000–2003), the transcripts of which, together with a selection of her Irish Times columns, were published in a collection entitled Living Our Times in 2007. Other radio series and books have included Nervous Breakdown (1994), The Stress Files (1997), On Your Marks (1999) and Surviving The Leaving Cert (2002). Selections from her Time- Out Irish Times column and Mindtime, her weekly psychology series on RTÉ Radio One’s Drivetime with Mary Wilson, are reproduced in this volume. She is a Registered Psychologist, Registered Family Therapist and Supervisor, and a Registered Member of the European Association for Psychotherapy.