Commuting is bad for you. Really bad for you. If you commute you are more likely to be overweight, suffer from anxiety, stress, depression and social isolation. You are more likely to sleep badly and be exhausted, have high blood sugar (which could lead to diabetes), high blood pressure and cholesterol (which could lead to heart attacks) and experience neck and back pain. Oh, and you are 40% more likely to get divorced.
There are 500 million commuters in the world. Something has to change. The Happy Commuter contains over a hundred ways to improve your commute. In it you’ll find out how to:
- Get comfortable
- Identify your needs
- Stretch your mind
- Look after your body
- Nurture your soul
- Indulge your passions
- Advance your career
- Free up your free time
- Or just change your commute altogether
If you commute, you need to read this book.
Available as a paperback and eBook.
Recognition and reviews
The Happy Commuter is specifically targeted at transforming your journey into the office into one of the best parts of your day. So next time you’re staring into the abyss of your morning ride into the office, sit up straight, smile at a stranger, flex your pelvic floor and start wondering if the man opposite you could be the long-lost heir to a hidden fortune. I spy a bestseller. Rachael Sigee
Featured on BBC Radio London – Melissa was interviewed and chatted about everything from playing fetch with your dog to putting on makeup in the morning rush hour. You can listen to the interview here. Radio London interview
The Happy Commuter was featured on BBC Radio Five Live during the breakfast show on how commuting is bad for your health – and what you can do about it!
Who’d have thought that commuting could be responsible for broadening your horizons, planning your future, improving your health and even pepping up your sex life? The time you spend commuting can be used to do all these things and so much more. If you want to add interest to your commute or make it a time you can use more productively, this is the book for you. It will certainly change your attitude – it may even change your life. Peta Cottee, Director at Partners in Time