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  • Published: 16 April 2018
  • ISBN: 9780241323786
  • Imprint: Penguin Life
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $28.00

Stick with It

The Science of Lasting Behaviour




Learn how to make real, lasting changes in your life

We 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 300%.

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.

  • Published: 16 April 2018
  • ISBN: 9780241323786
  • Imprint: Penguin Life
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $28.00

Praise for Stick with It

Scientifically grounded and personally implementable. It's a winner

Robert Cialdini, author of 'Influence and Pre-Suasion'

Sean Young has taken psychology research and applied it outside the research lab, helping people make lasting changes to their behaviours. In this book, he shares a process and tools so that we can make these changes ourselves

Adam Grant, author of 'Originals' and 'Give and Take'

A must-read for anyone who's been unable to keep a New Year's resolution or failed at making a lasting change in any other area of their life or work.

Jonah Berger, author of 'Contagious'

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