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  • Published: 5 December 2023
  • ISBN: 9781529903249
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Press
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $36.99

How to Change Your Life

Five Steps to Achieving High Performance




A scientifically-tested roadmap to getting from where you are to where you want to be - the dazzling sequel to the #2 Sunday Times bestseller High Performance.

How did the world's most remarkable people get that way?

This is a book about how the highest-performing people changed their lives - and how you can change yours.

Drawing on interviews with record-setting athletes, Olympic coaches and billionaire founders, Jake Humphrey and Professor Damian Hughes introduce the five simple steps that take you from where you are to where you want to be. And they introduce the cutting-edge research that explains why these surprisingly simple tools are so effective.

It is never too late to change. This book shows you how.

  • Published: 5 December 2023
  • ISBN: 9781529903249
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Press
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $36.99

About the authors

Damian Hughes

Damian Hughes is a sports psychologist and visiting professor at Manchester Metropolitan University. An expert on high-performance sporting cultures, Damian's research has been praised by the likes of Sir Richard Branson, Muhammad Ali, Sir Roger Bannister, Tiger Woods, Jonny Wilkinson and Sir Alex Ferguson.

Jake Humphrey

Jake Humphrey is one of the UK's best-loved sports presenters. Currently the lead Premier League football presenter on BT Sport, Jake previously spent over a decade at the BBC - covering Formula 1, the FIFA World Cup, the London Olympics and BBC Sports Personality of the Year, as well as becoming the youngest ever presenter of Match of the Day.

Praise for How to Change Your Life

An inspiring, entertaining and motivational read with advice that will change the way you think, feel and live.

Roxie Nafousi, author of Manifest

If your goal is not only to achieve more, but also to live a happier, more rewarding existence as you do, then this book is for you

Rangan Chatterjee, creator of Feel Better, Live More

An indispensable book for anyone who wants to optimise their performance and change their situation. It will transform your life if you let it

Dan Carter, former All Blacks player and the world’s all-time highest try-scorer

Knowing when and how to change is the beating heart of high performance. This transformative book offers a one-stop guide for anyone seeking to effect change – whether that’s to yourself, your peers or a whole culture

Eddie Howe, manager of Newcastle F.C.

A powerful guide for anyone seeking a more successful and vibrant life. It is truly revolutionary. I absolutely loved it!

Vicky Pattison, reality TV star and author of The Secret to Happy

I wish I had had this amazing book when I was starting my career. It reveals that however hard the journey ahead might seem, change is always within our grasp.

Mel Marshall MBE, former British swimmer

This is an extraordinary book. It’s more than just a guide to changing your life – it’s a manifesto for how change holds the key to true happiness.

Kevin Sinfield, England rugby union coach and author of The Extra Mile

If you don't know how to change, you’ll never create the life you want. In this book, Jake and Damian equip you with the top-notch, practical advice you need to make your dreams a reality.

Mel Robbins, author of The 5 Second Rule