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The Happy Medium
Swap the weight of having it all for having more with less
By Annmarie O'Connor

The speed of modern culture combined with the hyper-connectivity of technology has shifted our perspective from good enough to never enough. We are now primed to expect more, to aspire to better, and to want nothing less than the best.

The reality? It’s making us miserable.

So if you’d like to swap the weight of ‘having it all’ for having more with less, then get ready: it’s time to discover your happy medium.

This isn’t a mantra of mediocrity. Rather, it’s about finding balance in a full-throttle culture.

Offering a paradigm-shifting manifesto for Generation Burn-out, The Happy Medium will help you gain perspective and get rid of unsustainable expectations of what constitutes a life well lived. 

You’ll discover what you really need so you can get more of what you actually want, and begin to define your happiness on your own terms.

THE AUTHOR
Annmarie O’Connor is the bestselling author of The Happy Closet, a fashion writer and an award-winning stylist. Her editorials and stylings appear in the Irish Examiner, The Sunday Times Style, the Irish Times, Irish Tatler, Image and The Gloss. Over the years, she has reported from the catwalks of London and Paris and has interviewed fashion figures such as Victoria Beckham, Vivienne Westwood, Matthew Williamson, Manolo Blahnik and Ab Fab’s Jennifer Saunders. She is also the editor of the Louis Vuitton City Guide to Dublin 2012. She has worked as stylist to the coaches on the Voice of Ireland, and has styled shows at London Fashion Week and, closer to home, luxury department stores Brown Thomas and Harvey Nichols.

On air, she is a contributor to The Dave Fanning Show, The Ryan Tubridy Show, TV3′s Xposé, Ireland AM and RTE’s Today Show. She was featured as one of Ireland’s 100 Most Inspiring Women in 2011 and appeared on Ireland’s Power List in Irish Tatler Business in 2013, 2014 and 2015. In 2015, she was the winner of the Kerry Fashion Week Best Irish Fashion Stylist and the Irish Fashion Ambassador award.

€14.99
Status: Available
Paperback, 224 pages
9780717172733
Gill Books
English
198 x 134 mm
December 2016
 

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