A fascinating guide to getting the edge in all areas of life from leading psychologist Geoff Beattie.
Geoff's easy-to-follow advice shows how you can improve your relationship with yourself and others, sometimes in a matter of seconds. With his impressive insight into what makes us tick, Geoff provides quick tips that will help you shake off your old, bad habits and quickly get into new, positive ones. Whether you want to lift yourself out of a bad mood, be able to spot a liar, get your partner to clean the house or just tell a joke well, this book will give you the edge.
|Publisher:||Headline Book Publishing, Limited|
|Product dimensions:||5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
Geoff Beattie is Head of School and Dean of Psychological Sciences at the University of Manchester. He has a PhD in Psychology from Trinity College, Cambridge, and is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society. He was awarded the Spearman Medal by the BPS for 'published psychological research of outstanding merit'. Geoff has been the resident psychologist on ten series of Big Brother. He is widely regarded as one of the leading international figures on nonverbal communication.
Table of Contents
1 First steps/First impressions 1
2 Judging others 29
3 Mood: Uppers and downers 63
4 Pick yourself up/Dust yourself down 111
5 Fostering intimacy 147
6 Marriage and relationships 169
7 Work 199
8 Interviews 235
9 Children 255
10 Friends for ever 271
11 Becoming whole again 285