About the Author

Beth Burgess is an award-winning, best-selling author, therapist, coach, freelance writer, and founder of several specialist services. ADDICTION AND MENTAL HEALTH: As an alcoholic in recovery, Beth specializes in writing about addiction recovery and all the issues that surround it. Her recovery books include 'The Recovery Formula' and the award-winning 'The Happy Addict'. She has also contributed two chapters to 'Addiction and Choice: Rethinking the relationship'. As someone who has recovered from addiction, social anxiety disorder, bulimia, self-harm and Borderline Personality Disorder, Beth has an empathy and insight that allows her to reach people in the darkest of places. WISDOM AND EFFECTIVENESS: After making a complete mess of the first part of her life, Beth set out on a journey to gain insight, so she could become a wiser, better, happier person. By studying and exploring science, spirituality, philosophy, psychology, and sociology, Beth has been able to formulate new ways of thinking, develop her own insights, and transform her life. Beth wanted to share the wisdom she has learned, so she set up Wiseism.com, a resource to help people use wisdom to improve their lives. 'Instant Wisdom' is the first book in 'the Wiseism Series', and became a No. 1 Kindle Bestseller in the month after its release. OTHER: On her professional journey as a therapist and her personal journey, too, Beth has learned cutting-edge ways to deal with all sorts of issues from beating stress and mood disorders, to increasing the chances of achieving success, happiness. and fulfillment. Beth has written articles for The Huffington Post, Tiny Buddha, the Royal Society of the Arts, The Big Issue, New Statesman and various other publications. She regularly writes on topics such as addiction, mental health, and what it takes to live a healthy, happy life. Beth has also published a mini ebook, 'What is Self Esteem?' You can always see what Beth is up to at bethburgess.co.uk.

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