Stop Lying to Yourself

Stop Lying to Yourself

101 Hard Truths to Help You Change Your Life


These are the hard truths no one will tell you, but what you most need to hear.

Wherever you are in your life, if you do not feel like the happiest, most honest version of yourself, this book is for you. Stop making excuses for your partner’s behaviour, stop ignoring the ways your friend lets you down, stop selling yourself short at work. Start living a life that makes you happy.

Simon Gilham has built a dedicated community of over 9 million people worldwide through his videos that tell you what you need to hear, even if it’s not what you want to hear. In Stop Lying to Yourself, for the first time, he brings all his most sought-after advice together with completely new quotes, prompts and practical self-help steps to create a straight-talking, inspirational handbook for us all.

Read in one sitting or dip in and out, this book might sometimes feel challenging, but it will always feel empowering, so that you can finally make the positive change you deserve, today.

About the author

Simon Gilham

Simon Gilham is an internationally successful CEO with a career spanning over 25 years, proudly working with many icons from the worlds of fashion and design that include Sir Paul Smith, Virgil Abloh and Dame Vivienne Westwood.

During the pandemic in 2020 he discovered an acute personal drive to self-improve and create a balanced mindset and life that were focused on perspective. Realising that his commitment and honesty in making hard decisions related to these goals were his strength, he went on to create a community sharing advice and prompts for others, through @xgilham. This community has now grown to over 9 million people worldwide and acts as a reminder for us all that together it is easier to find the strength to navigate life’s lows and amplify its highs. Simon lives in Kent with his wife and children and can be found on Instagram and TikTok at @xgilham.
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