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Better Than Before

Better Than Before

What I Learned about Making and Breaking Habits--To Sleep More, Quit Sugar, Procrastinate Less, and Generally Build a Happier Life

by Gretchen Rubin

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 12/04/2016

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'A LOT OF US WOULD LIKE A RUBIN IN OUR LIVES' The Times
'EXTRAORDINARY' Viv Groskop
'FASCINATING, PERSUASIVE' Guardian
'A LIFE-CHANGER' The Pool

HABITS ARE THE INVISIBLE ARCHITECTURE OF EVERYDAY LIFE.

Most of us have a habit we'd like to change, and there's no shortage of expert advice. But as we all know from tough experience, there is no magic 'one-size-fits-all' solution for everything from weight loss to personal organisation. In Better Than Before, Gretchen Rubin explores her theory of 'The Four Tendencies' dividing people into four basic groups: Upholder, Obliger, Questioner and Rebel. She answers the most perplexing questions about habits with her signature mix of rigorous research and engaging storytelling (and a personality quiz to establish which of the Four Tendencies fits you):

- Why do we find it tough to create a habit for something we love to do?
- How can we keep our healthy habits when we're surrounded by temptations?
- How can we help someone else change a habit?

Rubin reveals the true secret to habit change: first, we must know ourselves. When we shape our habits to suit ourselves, we can find success- even if we've failed before.

Whether you want to eat more healthfully, stop checking your phone, or finish a project, the invaluable ideas in Better Than Before will start you working on your own habits - even before you've finished the book.

ALSO BY GRETCHEN RUBIN

The Four Tendencies: the indispensable personality profiles that reveal how to make your life better

AND

Outer Order Inner Calm: declutter and organize to make more room for happiness

AND

Happier At Home: a year-long experiment in making the everyday extraordinary

ISBN:
9781444769012
9781444769012
Category:
Self-help & personal development
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
12-04-2016
Language:
English
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Dimensions (mm):
196x128x21mm
Weight:
0.24kg
Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin is one of the most influential writers on the linked subjects of habits, happiness, and human nature.

She's the author of many books, including the New York Times bestsellers, Better Than Before and The Happiness Project.

A member of Oprah's SuperSoul 100, Rubin has an enormous following, in print and online; her books have sold more than 2 million copies worldwide, in more than 35 languages; and on her popular daily blog, gretchenrubin, she reports on her adventures in pursuit of habits and happiness.

She also has an award-winning podcast, Happier with Gretchen Rubin. She lives in New York City with her husband and two daughters.

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