Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before? (Hardback)
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Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before? (Hardback)

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Hardback 432 Pages
Published: 06/01/2022
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Presented in brilliantly pithy and highly digestible format, Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before? is a collection of coping tips from clinical psychologist Dr Julie Smith that will furnish the reader with an enhanced sense of resilience and control.

Shortlisted for The British Book Awards 2023 Non-Fiction Lifestyle Book of the Year

Drawing on years of experience as a clinical psychologist, online sensation Dr Julie Smith shares all the skills you need to get through life's ups and downs.

Filled with secrets from a therapist's toolkit, this is a must-have handbook for optimising your mental health. Dr Julie's simple but expert advice and powerful coping techniques will help you stay resilient no matter what life throws your way.

Written in short, bite-sized entries, you can turn straight to the section you need depending on the challenge you're facing - and immediately find the appropriate tools to help. From managing anxiety, dealing with criticism or battling low mood, to building self-confidence, finding motivation or learning to forgive yourself, this book tackles the everyday issues that affect us all and offers easy, practical solutions that might just change your life.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780241529713
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 544 g
Dimensions: 222 x 144 x 38 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

Brilliant. Bite-size. Easy to understand. Easy to flick through. It's like a reference to how you feel - Phillip Schofield on ITV's THIS MORNING

This book is a goldmine. I truly treat it like a handbook now - Stylist

Julie Smith is the psychology teacher you wish you'd had at school - Evening Standard

It's so engaging that it's even led me to switch off my phone for several hours so I can read it, and in this social media-obsessed age, I don't think I can give a bigger recommendation than that - Bryony Gordon, Telegraph

The book's great. It's real, it's authentic . . . Very practical and very, very helpful - Lorraine Kelly

Smart, insightful, and warm. Dr Julie is both the expert and wise friend we all need - Lori Gottlieb, New York Times bestselling author of Maybe You Should Talk to Someone and co-host of the 'Dear Therapists' podcast

This book is basically an inside scoop into a therapist's tool kit. Covers so many important topics such as managing anxiety, battling low mood, building self-confidence and learning to forgive yourself. It is no wonder that the author has become an online sensation with all her amazing advice - Marie Claire

A toolkit of deceptively simple strategies for life's troubles. Everyone could benefit from the wisdom of Dr Smith - i, 'The Best Non-Fiction Books of 2022'

Relatable, real and easy to digest, it covers everything from understanding low mood to emotional pain, self-doubt and anxiety as if your wise best friend is chatting to you. An essential mental-health bible for adults and teenagers - YOU Magazine

Full of sound, helpful advice with life skills, from building confidence to managing stress - Sunday Times

Now more than ever, people are struggling with their mental health and Dr Julie Smith delivers in a big way in Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before?. Her practical tips and tools are for anyone struggling with anxiety, self-doubt, or depression. Readers will step away from this book feeling more resilient and able to take control of their own lives. If you want to feel like you have a therapist sitting across from you, empowering you with how to be your best self, this book is for you! - Nicole LePera, New York Times bestselling author of How to Do the Work

I'm blown away by her ability to communicate difficult ideas with ease, simplicity and practicality. Amazing. Go and buy it now! - Jay Shetty

This book is a goldmine. I truly treat it like a handbook now - when I feel an unpleasant feeling brewing or come up against a tricky moment at work or in my relationships, my first thought is to wonder what Smith might suggest - Stylist

A guide for optimal mental wellbeing that you can dip into whenever you need - Women's Health

Wise words and compassionate tone . . . Smith's work is hugely important in bringing applied psychology into the public realm - The Psychologist

So much advice on such a wide variety of things: it's brilliant. So helpful - Katie Piper

Smith . . . is especially adept at addressing the insecurities afflicting a younger generation raised on social media - Financial Times

If you have never read a self-help book before, this is the book to read - Ireland AM

Such a brilliant book - Steven Bartlett, Diary of a CEO podcast

Very helpful - BBC Radio 2, Michael Ball

Take care of your mental health with these bite-size tips on everything from how to manage anxiety to coping with grief - Woman & Home

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“Incredible. I wish this book was there when I was younger in my darkest times.”

This was the easiest 5 star review I could write! Over the last few years we have had our challenges but Dr Julie has been by the proverbial side through different forums and the book is the cherry on the top.

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“Disappointing”

Very repetitive. I didnt take one useful idea or action from thus book. Felt like GCSE psychology.

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David

“Simplistic and repetitive”

Simplistic

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