The New Rulebook – Chris Cheers
Posted by Team APATA | Mar 9, 2023
A practical, inclusive guide to life from Instagram’s favourite psychologist Chris Cheers.
Take a moment and check in with how you’ve been feeling lately. Maybe a little tired, stressed or burnt out?
All the recent upheaval and uncertainty has left many of us not only feeling exhausted, but also questioning who we are and what we want from life. Yet instead of taking the necessary time to process and answer these important questions, many of us are feeling pressured to just get back to ‘normal’.
But what if we want better than normal? The world has changed – we have changed – so when it comes to caring for our wellbeing, it’s clear we need new rules.
The New Rulebook is a practical, game-changing guide to embracing that uncertainty. It compassionately asks you to re-examine five key areas: self-care, emotions, work, body and love (all the big stuff!), and then offers radical, evidence-based solutions to improve your wellbeing.
Led not by expectation, but by what you need. The rulebook for life has been thrown out the window over the last few years. Rather than picking it back up, let’s write a new one.
Based on Chris Cheers’ hugely popular Instagram posts and told in his trademark down-to-earth voice, The New Rulebook is the practical, inclusive, game-changing guide to life that we’ve all been waiting for.
“Chris Cheers has a way of explaining the world and how we live that will make real changes to our future.” Jacinta Parsons, ABC Radio Melbourne
“This is a book you’ll want to return to – again and again – every time things get tough.” Benjamin Law
About Chris Cheers
Chris Cheers is a psychologist and lecturer with a focus on elevating mental health in the arts and LGBTIQ+ community.
Before training as a psychologist, Chris worked for arts organisations across Australia, and has brought this experience and understanding to provide workshops and mental health consultation to the Melbourne Fringe Festival, Rising Festival, Arts Wellbeing Collective, National Institute of Dramatic Arts, Australian Academy of Music, Back to Back Theatre, Arts House and various independent theatre productions and films.
Chris is passionate about bringing psychology out of the clinic room and into the real world, and does this through his Instagram @chrischeerspsychology, and through the media, most recently featured on the 7am podcast, ABC radio, The Guardian, and The Age.