The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

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A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

by Mark Manson

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 27/09/2016

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Everything We've Been told about how to Improve Our Lives is Wrong. Now Superstar Blogger Mark Manson Tells Us What We Need to do to Get it Right.

For decades, we've been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life. Drawing on academic research and the life experience that comes from breaking the rules, Mark Manson is ready to explode that myth. The key to a good life, according to Manson, is the understanding that 'sometimes shit is f*cked up and we have to live with it.'

Manson says that instead of trying to turn lemons into lemonade, we should learn to stomach lemons better, and stop distracting ourselves from life's inevitable disappointments chasing 'shit' like money, success and possessions. It's time to re-calibrate our values and what it means to be happy: there are only so many things we can give a f*ck about, he says, so we need to figure out which ones really matter.

From the writer whose blog draws two million readers a month and filled with entertaining stories and profane, ruthless humour, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck is a welcome antidote to the 'let's-all-feel-good' mindset that has infected modern society.

'An in-your-face guide to living with integrity and finding happiness in sometimes-painful places.' Kirkus

'Hilarious, vulgar, and immensely thought-provoking. Only read if you're willing to set aside all excuses and take an active role in living a f*cking better life.' Steve Kamb, bestselling author of Level Up Your Life and founder of nerdfitness.com

ISBN:
9781925483598
Category:
Self-help & personal development
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
27-09-2016
Publisher:
Pan Macmillan Australia
Country of origin:
Australia
Pages:
224
Dimensions (mm):
235x154x17mm
Weight:
0.31kg
Mark Manson

Mark Manson has spent a number of years studying the academic research on things such as happiness, passion, goals and relationships, publishing his views online as well as in Forbes, CNN, Vice, TIME, Vox and The Huffington Post.

Mark shares his philosophy through articles on his wildly popular Internet blog markmanson.net. Mark lives and writes in New York.

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  • Great book

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    :: Spoiler Alert ::

    Great book and well worth reading

  • Funny, cleverly written and so true!

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    This was funny and cleverly written. Some ah ha moments and some points that resonated as true. A good read, motivational and helps put things into perspective.
    Note: A lot of R rated language however all in context and all in good humour.

  • Thought I didn't give one anyway

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    .........but I learned quite a bit from this book. It's relevancy for me was most prevalent in the early stages. Got a bit "lecturing" later on (or just not what I identified with). Overall a good, funny, thought provoking read with some great tools to apply for life. I was reading it and thinking of so many people I know who would like/need a read. Have passed it on already to three others and will keep a copy to re-read at will. A good purchase.