The Happy Commuter: Over 100 ways to improve and enjoy your commute (Paperback)

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The Happy Commuter is specifically targeted at transforming your journey into the office into one of the best parts of your day. So next time you're staring into the abyss of your morning ride into the office, sit up straight, smile at a stranger, flex your pelvic floor and start wondering if the man opposite you could be the long-lost heir to a hidden fortune. I spy a bestseller. - The Evening Standard.Commuting is bad for you. Really bad for you. If you commute for more than 45 minutes a day in each direction, you are more likely to be overweight, suffer from anxiety, stress, depression and social isolation. You are more likely to sleep badly and be exhausted, have high blood sugar (which could lead to diabetes), high blood pressure and cholesterol (which could lead to heart attacks) and experience neck and back pain. You may have lower life satisfaction and happiness than people who do not commute. Oh, and you are 40% more likely to get divorced.There are 500 million commuters in the world. Something has to change.The Happy Commuter contains over a hundred ways to improve your commute. In it you'll find out how to: Get comfortableIdentify your needsStretch your mindLook after your bodyNurture your soulIndulge your passionsAdvance your careerFree up your free timeOr just change your commute altogetherWho'd have thought that commuting could be responsible for broadening your horizons, planning your future, improving your health and even pepping up your sex life? The time you spend commuting can be used to do all these things and so much more. If you want to add interest to your commute or make it a time you can use more productively, this is the book for you. It will certainly change your attitude - it may even change your life.Peta Cottee, Director at Partners in Time.

About the Author

I grew up on an organic farm in Italy and was home educated. Along the way I've worked for Sainsbury's head office looking after the organic range of products as well as developing new products and packaging; for Roehampton University developing student entrepreneurs; done a Masters focused on creativity and worked as a business consultant on a government scheme for over six years offering mentoring, advice, training and grants to small businesses, mostly in the food sector. I now live in London with my husband, young son and toddler daughter, looking after the kids and writing. In 2016 I'll be the Leverhulme Trust's Writer in Residence at the British Library.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781910940037
ISBN-10: 1910940038
Publisher: Letterpress Publishing
Publication Date: February 4th, 2016
Pages: 250
Language: English