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You do you : how to be who you are and use what you've got to get what you want

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Prince Rupert Library 158.1 Knig (Text) 33294002048247 Adult Non-Fiction Volume hold Checked out 2019-08-20

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  • ISBN: 9780316445122
  • ISBN: 0316445126
  • Physical Description: print
    xvii, 299 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2017.

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Formatted Contents Note: You are here : an orientation exercise -- DOs & DON'Ts : rules for the breaking. Don't be selfish (Life is short. Reclaim the word) ; Do your best (Except when you can't. Or you don't want to. Or it's giving you heartburn) ; Don't be difficult (Ask for what you want, push back on what you don't, and beware the focus group ; Do be a team player (On the contrary, you can do YOU all by yourself) ; Don't quit your day job (Take risks, ignore the doubters, and prove the haters wrong) -- WILLS & WON'Ts : Not-so-great expectations. You will change your mind (About unconventional lifestyle choices that inexplicably bother people who don't have to live them? Probably not) ; You won't get anywhere with that attitude (There are plenty of perks to being a pessimist) ; You will regret that (Says who?) ; You won't get a good job if you don't go to college (How to succeed at success without really caring what anyone else thinks) ; You will never live that down (Yes you will. Go ahead and let your freak flag fly) -- SHOULDs & SHOULDN'Ts : much too much obliged. You should always put family first (First runner-up is okay too) ; You shouldn't act so crazy (I kept a litter box under my desk for a year and I turned out okay) ; You should smile more (How to break free from the cult of nice) ; You shouldn't eat that (I'll take extra cheese, please) ; You should check your ego at the door (Check to make sure it's fully inflated, that is).
Summary, etc.: Presents an irreverent guide to letting go of the weight of others' expectations and doubling down on one's dreams to find real, lasting happiness. --Publisher
Subject: Self-actualization (Psychology)
Self-help techniques

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