LOUISE O'NEILL: The phrase ‘check your privilege’ is over-used and mocked in some quarters but its ubiquity should not diminish its importance

I became interested in the power of positive thinking when I was 17 and found a copy of You Can Heal Your Life by Louise Hay on our bookshelves at home.

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