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The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck
- A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life
- By: Mark Manson
- Narrated by: Roger Wayne
- Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
For decades we've been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life. "F*ck positivity," Mark Manson says. "Let's be honest, shit is f*cked, 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*ck is his antidote to the coddling, let's-all-feel-good mind-set that has infected modern society and spoiled a generation, rewarding them with gold medals just for showing up.
Great hook, great narrator, little payoff
- By AU Pete on 01-03-2018
Self-help for beginners
Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?
Yes, it's a good, simple book for those who've never undergone any cognitive behavioural therapy.
What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?
It's a simple overview of self-help tactics that appear in more technical/academic books.
Which character – as performed by Roger Wayne – was your favourite?
Same character the whole time. At times he came across as a little obnoxious, but that was a true performance of the material within the book.
Was The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck worth the listening time?
Yes, it's shorter than other books that cover similar points - I listened to the whole thing on a six-hour drive.
Any additional comments?
If you liked this, I recommend The Happiness Trap by Russ Harris.
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