How To Be Fine (eBook)
What We Learned From Living By The Rules Of 50 Self-Help Books
de Jolenta Greenberg e Kristen Meinzer
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A humorous and insightful look into what advice works, what doesnt, and what it means to transform yourself, by the co-hosts of the popular By the Book podcast.In each episode of their podcast By the Book, Jolenta Greenberg and Kristen Meinzer take a deep dive into a different self-help book, following its specific instructions, rules, and advice to the letter. From diet and productivity to decorating to social interactions, they try it all, record themselves along the way, then share what theyve learned with their devoted and growing audience of fans who tune in.In How to Be Fine, Jolenta and Kristen synthesize the lessons and insights theyve learned and share their experiences with everyone. How to Be Fine is a thoughtful look at the books and practices that have worked, real talk on those that didnt, and a list of philosophies they want to see explored in-depth. The topics they cover include:Getting off your deviceEngaging in positive self-talkDownsizingAdmitting youre a liarMeditationGoing outsideGetting in touch with your emotionsSeeing a therapistBefore they began their podcast, Jolenta wanted to believe the promises of self-help books, while Kristen was very much the skeptic. They embraced their differences of opinion, hoping theyd be good for laughs and downloads. But in the years since launching theBy the Book, theyve come to realize their show is about much more than humor. In fact, reading and following each books advice has actually changed and improved their lives. Thanks to the show, Kristen penned the Amish romance novel shed always joked about writing, traveled back to her past lives, and she broached some difficult conversations with her husband about their marriage. Jolenta finally memorized her husbands phone number, began tracking her finances, and fell in love with cutting clutter.Part memoir, part prescriptive handbook, this honest, funny, and heartfelt guide is like a warm soul-baring conversation with your closest and smartest friends.