Will Young

Be Yourself and Happier
  • Be Yourself and Happier

  • Navigating day-to-day life can be a tricky business. By the time we are adults, our experiences have formed our way of thinking and we have learned patterns of behaviour that are not always helpful. We must unravel these to understand, accept, nurture and allow ourselves to rise with our vulnerabilities, not in spite of them.

    After having a breakdown in 2011, Will Young went about the process of interrogating everything he thought he knew: how he formed his identity, what he relied on for self-esteem and how he behaved and communicated. Everything he has learned over the past ten years, he has now condensed into this easy to access A-Z guide. He digs into how everyday life can affect our wellbeing, how we can navigate our emotions, where they come from and how to create a balanced mindset, offering practical techniques we can all use to ground ourselves and set boundaries.

    With wit and wisdom and revealing his own vulnerabilities along the way, Will shows us how to identify destructive patterns, develop good mindful habits, be true to who we are and grow into better versions of ourselves.

Will Young is a leading voice in mental-health awareness, particularly within the LGBTQ+ community. His highly acclaimed book To be a Gay Man explored these issues with a focus on gay shame. Will also founded the podcast 'The Wellbeing Lab', where he interviews experts on different mental health topics each week. He lives in London with his two dogs, Esme and Domino.

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