By Jenny Lawson
In Furiously Happy, number 1 New York Times bestselling writer Jenny Lawson explores her lifelong conflict with psychological ailment. A hysterical, ridiculous publication approximately crippling melancholy and anxiousness? That feels like a terrible thought.
But poor rules are what Jenny does best.
As Jenny says:
"Some humans may well imagine that being 'furiously happy' is simply an excuse to be silly and irresponsible and invite a herd of kangaroos over on your residence with no telling your husband first since you suspect he could say no on account that he's by no means rather cherished kangaroos. And that may be ridiculous simply because not anyone might invite a herd of kangaroos into their apartment. is the restrict. I communicate from own event. My husband says that none is the recent restrict. I say he must have been clearer approximately that ahead of I rented all these kangaroos.
"Most of my favourite everyone is dangerously fucked-up yet you'd by no means wager simply because we've realized to reveal it so in truth that it turns into the hot common. Like John Hughes wrote within the Breakfast membership, 'We're all lovely strange. a few of us are only larger at hiding it.' other than return and move out the note 'hiding.'"
Furiously Happy is about "taking these moments while issues are advantageous and making them extraordinary, simply because these moments are what make us who we're, and they're an identical moments we take into conflict with us while our brains claim battle on our very lifestyles. It's the variation among "surviving life" and "living life". It's the adaptation among "taking a shower" and "teaching your monkey butler the way to shampoo your hair." It's the adaptation among being "sane" and being "furiously happy."
Lawson is cherished all over the world for her inimitable humor and honesty, and in Furiously Happy, she is at her snort-inducing funniest. this can be a e-book approximately embracing every thing that makes us who we're - the gorgeous and the improper - after which utilizing it to discover pleasure in wonderful and outrageous methods. simply because as Jenny's mother says, "Maybe 'crazy' isn't so undesirable after all." occasionally loopy is simply correct.
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