Praise for Richard Wiseman's "59 Seconds"
"At last, a self-help guide that is based on proper research. Perfect for busy, curious, smart people"
--Simon Singh, author of Fermat's Last Theorem
"A triumph of scientifically proven advice over misleading myths of self-help. Challenging, uplifting and long overdue"
"This is a self-help book, but with a difference: almost everything in it is underpinned by peer-reviewed and often fascinating research. It could actually help you be a little happier, perform better at interviews, procrastinate less, improve your relationships, reduce your stress levels and be a better parent"
"A fascinating read."
"Contains dozens of fascinating and useful nuggets, and they all have science on their side."
"Finally, a self-help book that does away with the soul-searching. No wonder Richard Wiseman's collection of scientifically supported quick fixes promising long-term change has soared up the Amazon charts... This book addresses what you're thinking right now. Cognitive-behavourial ideas can rapidly change the way you think."
--Sunday Times Style
"Short and sweet: a self help book that really works. It's an engrossing read and a whole lot cheaper than therapy."
"Wiseman is a brilliant name for a psychologist, and this book proves he is not misnamed. All the self help tips here are backed by scientific studies, and take less than a minute to implement... contains dozens of fascinating nuggets. Is the thought of Christmas stressing you out? Then go online and spend a minute watching a video of a cute animal..."
--Independent on Sunday Paperbacks of the Year
Rip up this book and unleash your hidden potential Most self-help books encourage you to think differently; to think yourself thin, imagine a richer self or to visualize the perfect you. This is difficult, time consuming and often doesnt work. Drawing on a dazzling array of scientific evidence, psychologist Richard Wiseman presents a radical new insight that turns conventional self-help on its head: simple physical actions represent the quickest, easiest and most powerful way to instantly change how you think and feel. So dont just think about changing your life. Do it. *Discover the simple idea that changes everything *Lose weight * Stop smoking * Feel instantly younger