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Psychologie
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Lawson, Jenny Furiously Happy
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Jenny Lawson

Furiously Happy

€ 20.95


In Furiously Happy, #1 New York Times bestselling author Jenny Lawson explores her lifelong battle with mental illness. A hysterical, ridiculous book about crippling depression and anxiety? That sounds like a terrible idea. But terrible ideas are what Jenny does best. As Jenny says: "Some people might think that being `furiously happy` is just an excuse to be stupid and irresponsible and invite a herd of kangaroos over to your house without telling your husband first because you suspect he would say no since he`s never particularly liked kangaroos. And that would be ridiculous because no one would invite a herd of kangaroos into their house. Two is the limit. I speak from personal experience. My husband says that none is the new limit. I say he should have been clearer about that before I rented all those kangaroos. "Most of my favorite people are dangerously fucked-up but you`d never guess because we`ve learned to bare it so honestly that it becomes the new normal. Like John Hughes wrote in The Breakfast Club, `We`re all pretty bizarre. Some of us are just better at hiding it.` Except go back and cross out the word `hiding.`" Furiously Happy is about "taking those moments when things are fine and making them amazing, because those moments are what make us who we are, and they`re the same moments we take into battle with us when our brains declare war on our very existence. It`s the difference between "surviving life" and "living life". It`s the difference between "taking a shower" and "teaching your monkey butler how to shampoo your hair." It`s the difference between being "sane" and being "furiously happy." Lawson is beloved around the world for her inimitable humor and honesty, and in Furiously Happy, she is at her snort-inducing funniest. This is a book about embracing everything that makes us who we are - the beautiful and the flawed - and then using it to find joy in fantastic and outrageous ways. Because as Jenny`s mom says, "Maybe `crazy` isn`t so bad after all." Sometimes crazy is just right.





Taal / Language : English

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Paperback / softback
256 pagina's
Januari 2015
463 gram
237 x 156 x 29 mm
Macmillan USA gb


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