59 Seconds

59 Seconds

Think A Little, Change A Lot

eBook - 2010
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Professor Richard Wiseman offers many quick and practical ways to improve your life gleaned from today's cutting edge-science, and in the process gives a psychologist's myth-busting response to the self-help movement.

Whether you're looking to be more decisive in your life, to find a new job, or simply to be happier, the chances are that this book has the answers you need. For years, the self-help industry has failed the public, often promoting exercises that destroy motivation, ruin relationships, increase anxiety and reduce creativity. Here, psychologist Richard Wiseman exposes these modern-day mind myths and presents a fresh approach to change that helps people achieve their aims and ambitions in minutes not months. From mood to memory, persuasion to procrastination, resilience to relationships, Wiseman outlines the research supporting this new science of rapid change and describes how these quirky techniques can be incorporated into everyday life.

* Find out why putting a pencil between your teeth instantly makes you feel happier
* Discover why even thinking about going to the gym can help you keep in shape
* Learn how putting just one thing in your wallet will improve the chance of it being returned if lost
* Discover why writing down your goals is more effective than visualizing them
* Find out why retail therapy doesn't work to improve mood and what does
Publisher: Toronto :, Random House Canada,, [2010]
Copyright Date: ♭2010
ISBN: 9780307358134
Characteristics: 1 online resource (320 pages) :,illustrations
data file, rda
Alternative Title: Fifty-nine seconds


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Mar 10, 2011

Finally some real science in the self-help aisle. In case you’re starting to feel like a hippy just “visualizing” your happiness, this books gives you some action plans. Plus it’s a quick read; the chapter reviews are designed to be read in 59 seconds or less.


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Milgrim Jul 15, 2010

This book is a collection of fun experiments which reveal cool secrets about human psychology.

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