The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

Sold by HarperCollins
4,115
Free sample

#1 New York Times Bestseller

Over 1 million copies sold

In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be "positive" all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people.

For decades, we’ve been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life. "F**k positivity," Mark Manson says. "Let’s be honest, shit is f**ked and we have to live with it." In his wildly popular Internet blog, Manson doesn’t sugarcoat or equivocate. He tells it like it is—a dose of raw, refreshing, honest truth that is sorely lacking today. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F**k is his antidote to the coddling, let’s-all-feel-good mindset that has infected American society and spoiled a generation, rewarding them with gold medals just for showing up.

Manson makes the argument, backed both by academic research and well-timed poop jokes, that improving our lives hinges not on our ability to turn lemons into lemonade, but on learning to stomach lemons better. Human beings are flawed and limited—"not everybody can be extraordinary, there are winners and losers in society, and some of it is not fair or your fault." Manson advises us to get to know our limitations and accept them. Once we embrace our fears, faults, and uncertainties, once we stop running and avoiding and start confronting painful truths, we can begin to find the courage, perseverance, honesty, responsibility, curiosity, and forgiveness we seek.

There are only so many things we can give a f**k about so we need to figure out which ones really matter, Manson makes clear. While money is nice, caring about what you do with your life is better, because true wealth is about experience. A much-needed grab-you-by-the-shoulders-and-look-you-in-the-eye moment of real-talk, filled with entertaining stories and profane, ruthless humor, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F**k is a refreshing slap for a generation to help them lead contented, grounded lives.

Read more
Collapse
4.5
4,115 total
Loading...

Additional Information

Publisher
HarperCollins
Read more
Collapse
Published on
Sep 13, 2016
Read more
Collapse
Pages
224
Read more
Collapse
ISBN
9780062457738
Read more
Collapse
Features
Read more
Collapse
Read more
Collapse
Language
English
Read more
Collapse
Genres
Self-Help / Motivational & Inspirational
Self-Help / Personal Growth / Happiness
Self-Help / Personal Growth / Success
Read more
Collapse
Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
Read more
Collapse
Eligible for Family Library

Reading information

Smartphones and Tablets

Install the Google Play Books app for Android and iPad/iPhone. It syncs automatically with your account and allows you to read online or offline wherever you are.

Laptops and Computers

You can read books purchased on Google Play using your computer's web browser.

eReaders and other devices

To read on e-ink devices like the Sony eReader or Barnes & Noble Nook, you'll need to download a file and transfer it to your device. Please follow the detailed Help center instructions to transfer the files to supported eReaders.
The bestselling author of The Miracle Morning shares the secret to unlocking your full potential—all day, every day.

“A simple, proven formula for creating extraordinary results in your life.”—Lewis Howes, New York Times bestselling author of The School of Greatness

Even after the incredible success of his book The Miracle Morning, Hal Elrod realized that he still had more to share with the world. What he had discovered was a timeless but overlooked formula for success. The world’s top achievers have used it for centuries. He used it to thrive against seemingly insurmountable odds, from overcoming life-threatening health challenges to near financial collapse.

That formula is The Miracle Equation, and it couldn’t be any simpler:

Unwavering Faith + Extraordinary Effort = Miracles

By establishing and maintaining Unwavering Faith that you can achieve anything you desire, and then putting forth Extraordinary Effort until you do, you’ll create results beyond what you believe to be possible. In The Miracle Equation, you’ll learn how to

• Replace fear with faith
• Move from resistance to acceptance
• Let go of negative emotions
• Turn off your stress response
• Overcome your limitations to unlock your limitless potential
• Develop emotional invincibility
• Grow from happiness, which is fleeting, to inner peace, which is lasting

And with the Miracle Equation 30-Day Challenge to guide your way, you’ll create a step-by-step plan to actualize your miracles and become the person you need to be in order to succeed. No goal is out of reach!

Praise for The Miracle Equation

“The Miracle Equation isn’t just a book, it’s the formula that I myself have used to achieve greatness beyond what I ever believed was possible. Hal Elrod has taken the mystery out of miracles and gives you a simple, proven formula for creating extraordinary results in your life. Highly recommended.”—Lewis Howes, New York Times bestselling author of The School of Greatness

"You're only two decisions away from achieving everything you want. And my friend, Hal Elrod, has simplified these two decisions into a simple equation for achieving results. Follow it, and your success is virtually guaranteed. If you want your biggest goals to move from possible, to probable, to inevitable, you better read The Miracle Equation."—Mel Robbins, bestselling author of The 5-Second Rule
Our promise: By the time you’re finished reading this book, you will be well on your way to true freedom–living your utmost life. So say good-bye to regrets and wishes. It’s time to start living your dreams.

Is your life everything you want it to be? Are you fulfilling your dreams and accomplishing your goals? Do you feel energized, motivated, and eager for the new opportunities each day brings?
If you didn’t answer yes to all of these questions, Tim Storey can help.

The man USA Today has called “the pastor to the stars,” Tim Storey has served as a life coach to top athletes, business executives, and entertainers from Lee Iacocca and Quincy Jones to Deion Sanders and Dog the Bounty Hunter. He works with giants of industry and Hollywood heavyweights. Now, he’s bringing his wisdom and inspiration to you.

Utmost Living is a complete guide to preparing, planning, and enjoying the most rewarding and successful life you can imagine. It includes all the tools and ideas you’ll need to understand and focus on what you really want, set goals, and accomplish them. It will show you how to:

• Envision the life that will truly satisfy and reward you–and make it a reality
• Take control of your life and make decisions that will empower you
• Overcome the challenges and fears that are holding you back
• Expand the limits of your potential so that no dream is ever out of your reach

With wit, understanding, and solid guidance developed through years of study and experience, Tim Storey will inspire and uplift you. It’s time to take charge of the life you’re living!


From the Hardcover edition.
©2019 GoogleSite Terms of ServicePrivacyDevelopersArtistsAbout Google|Location: United StatesLanguage: English (United States)
By purchasing this item, you are transacting with Google Payments and agreeing to the Google Payments Terms of Service and Privacy Notice.