Stick with It

Stick with It

The Science of Lasting Behaviour

von: Sean Young

9,49 €

Verlag: Penguin
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 20.06.2017
ISBN/EAN: 9780241982365
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 288

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Learn how to make real, lasting changes in your lifeWe all have bad habits - whether it's a weakness for junk food, a smartphone addiction or a lack of exercise. But change is hard. Forty percent of dieters quit within a week. Eighty percent of New Year's resolutions don't last beyond January. How can we kick bad habits - and stick with it?According to psychologist and behaviour researcher Dr Sean Young, the answer is to stop trying to change the person, and instead change the process. In Stick With It, Dr Young draws on his own research and that of other leading experts to explain how the mind often interferes with breaking bad habits, and how we can outsmart it, increasing the likelihood of lasting change by 200%. Packed with practical exercises and real-life case studies, Stick With It shows that it is possible to control spending, stick to a diet, exercise regularly and overcome problem behaviours - forever.
Dr Sean Young is a psychologist and founder and executive director of the UCLA Center for Digital Behavior. His research involves the study of cutting-edge ways of using social media and mobile technologies to change and predict human behaviour. Dr Young's work has been featured in media outlets including the New York Times, NPR, Huffington Post, TechCrunch, Mashable, and CBS News.

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