The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F--k by blogger Mark Manson is a candid self-help guide for anyone who needs a dose of inspired but realistic perspective on their path of self-development. Manson's personal experience in self-improvement is the cornerstone of his philosophy. He argues that people should learn to care less - or in his parlance, give fewer f--ks - about things in life that don't really matter, such as material possessions or other people's opinions, and to care more about the priorities that do matter, such as solid relationships and finding genuine happiness.
According to most self-help literature, maintaining a positive outlook is paramount. Yet often, when people try to look only at the bright side of situations, they ignore reality. This denial creates more problems because it keeps people from responding effectively to the less than savory aspects of their character and the more challenging parts of their lives.
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