A practical and instructive guide to understanding your love hormones and taking charge of your life from Emilia Vuorisalmi, the Finnish bestselling author of Crazy For Love: What Falling in Love Does to Your Brain.
Learning how your love hormones actually work is the first step towards taking control of your own health and happiness. Drawing on deep expertise as well as personal experience, qualified doctor Emilia Vuorisalmi explains how understanding the effects of dopamine, serotonin, and oxytocin on our mental and physical health can enable us to enhance our wellbeing.
When it comes to dating and romance, Vuorisalmi has been there, done that. A former “love addict”, she used dating and relationships to feel good and find balance in her life, unaware that doing so would cause her emotional difficulties in the long-term.
In The Science of Love Hormones: A Nordic Approach to Balanced Health and Happiness, Vuorisalmi shares her 12-part scientific formula for reaping the benefits of love, without even being in a relationship. In non-judgemental terms, Vuorisalmi guides readers through developing sustainable habits to support their health and happiness.
Combining relatable tales from her own life with simple exercises and practical tips that are grounded in science, Vuorisalmi teaches readers how to find clarity and calm, revolutionising their perspective on love.
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Emilia Vuorisalmi (b. 1979) is a qualified doctor as well as a television personality, public lecturer, and Finland’s leading non-fiction writer on the science of love. Vuorisalmi has a well-established media platform boasting thousands of readers, listeners, and followers. Over the past five years she has reached a significant audience through her blog as well as a weekly podcast. Emilia often appears on television as a leading expert and she has published two non-fiction books. Her 2016 non-fiction book Crazy For Love: What Falling in Love Does to Your Brain (Sekasin LOVEsta, Otava 2016) became an immediate bestseller in Finland. Emilia currently lives in Helsinki with her two children.
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