Paul McKenna

Paul McKenna


PAUL MCKENNA, Ph.D. was recently named by the Sunday Times as ‘one of the world’s most important modern gurus’ alongside Nelson Mandela and the Dalai Lama. He is one of Britain’s bestselling non-fiction authors, having sold a total of 10 million books worldwide. He has worked his unique brand of personal transformation with Hollywood movie stars, Olympic gold medalists, rock stars, leading business achievers and royalty. Over the past twenty years, Paul McKenna has helped millions of people successfully quit smoking, lose weight, overcome insomnia, eliminate stress, and increase self-confidence. Paul McKenna is regularly watched on TV by hundreds of millions of people in 42 countries around the world.

He has consistently astounded his audiences and patients by proving how small changes in people’s lives can create amazing results – whether it’s curing someone of a lifelong phobia, or clearing up deep-seated issues in a matter of minutes.

His unique style combines the latest psychological techniques with the success strategies of super achievers.


He is popular in the corporate world as a motivational speaker. Whether he is talking to fifteen board members or fifteen hundred corporate employees, he delivers a dynamic and fascinating experience.

In the corporate world, he often does presentations on:

  • Confidence
  • Motivation
  • Overcoming problems
  • Resilience
  • Persuasion and influence

Paul McKenna believes that success and happiness are not accidents that just randomly happen to some and not to others – success and happiness are created by certain ways of thinking and acting in the world. His presentations are always interactive, involving willing members of audience, to help him effectively demonstrate his techniques.

His corporate clients include:

Sony, BMW, GlaxoSmithKline, Virgin, Bank of Scotland, BAE Systems, Barnes & Noble, Wella, McLaren, Saatchi & Saatchi, The Metropolitan Police

He recently hosted his own American TV talk show with guests including, Simon Cowell, Sir Ken Robinson, Michelle Mone, Paul Oakenfold, Richard E Grant, Lulu, Sir Roger Moore, Kirsty Young and Roger Daltrey.

Paul McKenna @ImPaulMcKenna

With my dear friend Andrew Sunnucks at his amazing new recording studio… #schoolfarmstudios

Having a wonderful time visiting our friends in Spain with the love of my life, Kate…

Lovely autumn dog walk this morning... #bluesky

My guest on the Positivity Podcast today is a Grammy award-winning rap star & actor. His new Netflix kids’ animated series is called Karma’s World. I am talking today with Chris Bridges, professionally known as Ludacris. @Ludacris #KarmasWorldHQ

A great day teaching hypnosis, Havening & NLP to 50 trainee doctors from Enfield & Haringey. Lovely people! @nhs #hypnosis #havening #nlp

“You don’t have to be the best, you’ve just got to do YOUR best.” My guest today is an internationally famous adventurer, writer and award-winning TV broadcaster. His new book is titled ‘Never Give Up.’ I am talking today with Bear Grylls. @BearGrylls

Such a beautiful sunset last night. I haven’t done anything to this picture - it’s actually how it looked…

My guest on the Positivity Podcast today is a TV chef, author & presenter. She rose to fame after winning the 6th series of the BBC’s Great British Bake Off. Her new book Fast Flavours is out tomorrow. I’m talking with Nadiya Hussain. @BegumNadiya

Recording the new audio book for Positivity which is out January 2022 with my longtime producer and friend Mike Osborne. @mrozboy #audiobook #positivity #resilience #confidence #motivation #mentalhealth

Paul McKenna features in free digital resource that will keep people entertained and mindful whilst commuting #london @ImPaulMcKenna

Still some places left on this exciting event with myself and Dr Richard Bandler. Starts this Monday 18th October…

I’m delighted to be featured in #TheCommuterClub podcast. Tune in now to listen to Commuter Calm, where I’ll be giving you some helpful mindfulness tips for your journey.

“If you can’t get over it, get around it.” Be inspired by the remarkable Dame Esther Rantzen, who has just won The Women Of The Year Lifetime Achievement Award. Click here to listen. @womenofyear #womenoftheyear

Thank you to Sophie Ellis-Bextor for the kind words said about me in her new autobiography... @SophieEB

At the Radio Days Europe conference being interviewed by. Great to see so many old friends! @radiodayseurope #radio

“The most important thing for me has always been to be open-minded.” Listen to award-winning broadcaster, writer & adventurer Ben Fogle on today’s Positivity Podcast. @Benfogle

Wonderful to see my good friends in London…

“Good food definitely makes me feel happy.” My guest on the Positivity Podcast today is Michelin-starred chef @michelrouxjr His new TV series is French Country Cooking. You can listen here. #positivitypodcast @FoodNetwork_UK #positivitypodcast

After 6pm, @ImPaulMcKenna joins Bush & Richie to discuss how they should mentally prepare for the #24HourJukebox in two weeks time, in support of @TeenageCancer!

After everything that people have been through in the last 18 months, there has never been a greater demand for mental health support. I believe this could be my most helpful book to date. You can pre-order the book here....