Influencer Michelle Elman’s latest book The Joy of Being Selfish is available in the US today in stunning hardback from Welbeck.

Described by Stylist as ‘a practical guide that will reclaim your time, energy and self-belief’, Michelle Elman’s The Joy Of Being Selfish teaches us how to embrace boundaries and learn to put ourselves first. Her healthy, positive attitude to self-love led to her being named one of The Sun’s 50 most inspirational women in the UK in 2020, and with her advice and expertise  – garnered from years of working as a life coach and influencer – this latest book will help readers say goodbye to feeling drained by the demands of others. Congratulations, Michelle on your amazing success!

Since its UK publication in February, The Joy Of Being Selfish has helped many people overcome their fear of saying no. Here is what readers have been saying so far:

“Michelle’s sense of empowerment and self-love and self-care is so palpable you can actually use it as bricks and mortar to build better boundaries for yourself… I certainly have!” — Carrie Hope Fletcher

‘Michelle has made me feel more confident in my own boundary setting in my workplace and relationship. I could not recommend this book enough to those who struggle saying no and put other people’s happiness before their own’ — Holly Hagan

‘Michelle is the queen of boundaries. We all need this book, now more than ever! Whether it’s work, romance, family or friends, Michelle will guide you through the process of setting boundaries. By the end of the book you’ll be proud to call yourself selfish because it will mean you are showing yourself the love and respect you deserve’ — Katie Piper


Do you frequently say ‘yes’ to people and events to keep those around you happy?
Do you often find yourself emotionally exhausted and physically drained?
Do people describe you as a pushover or ‘too nice’?

It’s time to discover the joy of being selfish and reclaim your life through the art of boundaries!

Life coach and influencer @scarrednotscared Michelle Elman is here to teach you the practical side of self-love. Creating and upholding strong boundaries will teach others how to treat you, rid your life of drama and toxic relationships and allow you to love yourself and others in the best way you can.


Everyone needs a touch of Michelle on their bookshelf – so what are you waiting for?