– Next time you attend an important meeting, obtain a quick and easy psychological advantage by sitting in the middle of the group.
– On a date, start lukewarm and then become more positive later; focus on things that you both dislike, and mimic your date's body language.
– To provide a significant boost to your happiness, force your face into a smile and hold the expression for 20 seconds.
– The best way of getting someone to like you is not to do them a favour, but rather to get them to do you a small favour.
– To reduce your drinking and eating, stick to tall narrow glasses, place a mirror in your kitchen and keep a food diary.
– Buy experiences not goods. Go to a concert, movie, unusual place or strange restaurant: anything that provides an opportunity to do things with others or tell people about it afterwards.
– Help to achieve your goals by telling them to friends, family and colleagues.
– To help keep your relationship alive, remember to balance each negative comment with five positive ones.
– When going for a job, give your credibility a boost by mentioning any obvious weaknesses towards the start of the interview.
– Pursue 'intentional' change by starting a new hobby, joining an organisation, learning a skill, initiating a project or meeting new people.