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Review | You Don’t Need Therapy | Alan Lucas

We’re delighted to be sharing Laura’s thoughts about You Don’t Need Therapy : The SYSO System® 7 steps to Sort Your Self Out by Alan Lucas.

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You Don’t Need Therapy is a fascinating and enlightening read, I thoroughly enjoyed the positive quotes shared throughout this book.

This book includes 70 exercises to promote your own mental health and well-being. I have already shared one of the breathing exercises with a group of children. They were impressed by how many breaths we all take per day.

Another of the exercises I have previously talked about before reading this with my young son and feel is very important whenever we walk anywhere. We smile and say good morning or wave and smile to people driving if they have kindly stopped for us. I love to see my son’s reaction to this very simple act of kindness. In the book this is described as the ripple effect and it’s lovely to think how far our smile has reached each day.

Especially with this year I feel this book is empowering to remember that we are solely responsible for our emotions and that this control is important to master for a happier life.

I can see myself wanting to use these activities for a long time as I already feel happier after reading this book. I hope this book continues to enhance my skills of controlling negative feelings, especially for prolonged periods of time.

I loved this book.

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Book cover You Don't Need Therapy Alan Lucas

Alan Lucas was born and raised in Belfast during the troubles and from a young age wondered why people would choose to kill others just because they had developed different beliefs.

After university, he worked as a ski instructor in the U.S, New Zealand, Australia, and Europe. He had a corporate career as a marketing boss at global sportswear brands Nike and Adidas and has founded various businesses.

An entrepreneur, coach and motivational speaker, Alan is passionate about self-improvement and helping people have more fun and fulfilling lives. He created the Sort Your Self Out system, and the EGO HERE® brand which donates its profits to the SYSO Foundation, providing personal development resources for young people to help them become the best versions of themselves. 

Twitter @SysoSystem


My passion is helping others to find their own oasis, their own centre of calm. I’m a qualified Dyslexia Therapist, Massage Therapist, Reiki Master, Sleep Consultant, Parenting Programme Facilitator, Mindfulness practitioner, Mental Health First Aider and hold a crochet diploma.

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