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Leap year: how small steps can make a giant difference

Leap year: how small steps can make a giant difference

Russell, Helen, 1980- author

Having spent the last few years in Denmark uncovering the secrets of the happiest country in the world, Helen Russell knows it's time to move back to the UK. She thinks. Maybe. Or maybe that's a terrible idea? Like many of us, she suffers from chronic indecision and a fear of change. So she decides to give herself a year for an experiment: to overhaul every area of her life, learn how to embrace change, and become a lean, mean decision-making machine. From how to cope with changing work lives and evolving relationships, to how we feel about our bodies, money and well-being, Helen investigates the benefits of new beginnings, the secrets of decisive people and what makes changes last - and uncovers the practical life lessons we can all use thrive when change is afoot - and inject some freshness and magic if it's not

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Two Roads, 2017
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Statement of responsibility: Helen Russell
ISBN: 1473634989, 9781473634985
Note: Originally published: 2016.
Note: Includes discography.
Physical Description: 381 pages ; 20 cm
Subject: Self-realization.; Psychology.; Decision making.; Self-actualization (Psychology); Russell, Helen, 1980-; Resilience (Personality trait)

Author note

Helen Russell is a journalist and the bestselling author of The Year of Living Danishly.

Formerly editor of, she now lives in Denmark and works as a Scandinavia correspondent for the Guardian, as well as writing a column on Denmark for the Telegraph and features for The Times, The Observer, Grazia, The Wall Street Journal and the Independent.

She is married with one son and a very scruffy dog.