Bruce Daisley



The Myth of Resilience, and the Secrets of Inner Strength: A Sunday Times Bestseller


'This is a truly refreshing, captivating and important book that shifted my perception on a topic I thought I knew! A must read.' Steven Bartlett, entrepreneur and host of 'The Diary of a CEO'

'It hooked me right in . . . A fantastic book.' Chis Evans

'Entertaining. Engaging. Educating.' Professor Damian Hughes, co-host of the 'High Performance' podcast

Resilience is the buzzword of the moment. We're told that if we have it, our lives will be happy and successful ones. If we don't, we need to acquire it. But what if the version of resilience we've been peddled is a myth?

Here, Sunday Times bestselling author Bruce Daisley demolishes a concept that has spawned a multi-million pound industry of books, workshops and courses, exposing the highly questionable science it rests on. In its place he outlines a very different approach to good mental health that embraces the latest science and research. Offering empirically tested advice, Fortitude sets out a practical path to greater self-confidence and courage for us all.

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