We all want to be happier, more successful and less stressed, but what really works?
From building confidence and boosting creativity to forming better relationships and getting smarter (and healthier), This Book Could Fix Your Life explores the real science behind self-help. HOW TO BOOST YOUR IQ THE SCIENCE OF SUCCESSFUL DATING
HOW TO BREAK BAD HABITS
HOW TO ACE EXAMS
WHAT TO EAT TO FEEL HAPPIER
HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE
HOW TO LIVE HEALTHIER LONGER
Award-winning science writer Helen Thomson has zero desire to become a lifestyle guru, she just wants to help us understand the often surprising truths behind meditation, resilience, addiction, willpower, love, good sleep, CBT, success, dieting, antidepressants, intelligence and much, much more.
Full of fascinating evidence-based advice pulled from the very latest research and packed with experiments you can try on yourself (including one guaranteed to lift your mood), this book really could help you fix your life.
Life-changing ― Daily Mail
An excellent all-round primer ― Evening Standard
A myth-busting, scientifically proven guide to living a healthier, happier life - without the self-help fads
About the Author
Since 1956, New Scientist has established a world-beating reputation for exploring and uncovering the latest developments and discoveries in science and technology, placing them in context and exploring what they mean for the future. Each week through a variety of different channels, including print, online, social media and more, New Scientist reaches over 5 million highly engaged readers around the world.
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Helen Thomson is a freelance writer and consultant with New Scientist. She has also written for the Guardian, New York Times, Nature and the BBC, and has won various awards for her journalism. Her book, Unthinkable: An Extraordinary Journey Through the World's Strangest Brains was a Times Book of the Year in 2018.
Helen has a BSc in Neuroscience and an MSc in Science Communication. She lives in London.