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

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

eBook Published: 27th September 2016
ISBN: 9781925483857
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For decades, we've been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life. Mark Manson, however, doesn't sugar-coat or equivocate: "F**k positivity," he says in his wildly popular internet blog. "Let's be honest, shit is f**ked and we have to live with it."

Backed by both academic research and well-timed poop jokes, Manson makes the argument that improving our lives hinges not on our ability to turn lemons into lemonade, but on learning to stomach lemons better. It's time to recalibrate what it means to be happy: there are only so many things we can give a f**k about, so we need to figure out which ones really matter.

An antidote to the coddling, let's-all-feel-good mindset that has infected modern society, and filled with entertaining stories and profane, ruthless humour, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F**k is a refreshing slap in the face for a generation spoiled by being rewarded with gold medals just for showing up.

About the Author

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.

this will take your brain to the gym for a workout!


a really good read and funny and very thought provoking, the author speaks from experience i think, well writen and i thing ever one could use a little of this book



I would buy this book again and recemmend it to all


Good reference; good pick me up

Gold Coast


Life changing


I always measured my achievements in ways that ensured my failure. I have fixed that now and life is less intense.

Lake Macquarie


Interesting point of view.


The author gives us an honest and original strategy to help us deal with life. Definitely not Politically Correct.


So glad I gave this a go.


Beyond the battering ram of the title is a radical, insightful and timely dissecetion of the self help genre. Real life examples of how pop psychology can invert and undermine our happiness asking us to care too much about the wrong things.

Melbourne Australia


Excellent book!


Using adobe digital editions was a pain. I had to ring booktooia to get help to understand how to open it

Queensland australia

A great conversation starter


A 'funny' 'laugh-out-loud' read. Will make an excellent gift for an 'anxious' friend.

Noosa Heads, AU




Bloody good mate!



The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

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ISBN: 9781925483857
ISBN-10: 1925483851
Audience: General
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Published: 27th September 2016
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia