Finally, self help for people who don't take themselves too seriously!
Finally, the personal empowerment industry gets a reality check in the form of this cool, funny little volume that still packs a powerful motivational punch and distills the wisdom of the ancient sages for the attention span of the age of Twitter.
According to the internet, Oscar Wilde once said, "If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh. Otherwise they will kill you."
Elizabeth T. Anderson started her career making people simultaneously laugh and learn with the most difficult audiences in the world - middle school students. She taught English to what were called "high-risk" students in grades 6-12 for fifteen years. She found them to be at very high risk for kicking ass. They were brilliant and funny and desperate and pissed off all at the same time. They were hungry, not only for Hot Cheetos and Monster drinks, but also for real education and true wisdom, which was not included in the curriculum Ms. Anderson was required to teach. These students became Elizabeth's best teachers - they didn't need to read The Red Badge of Courage or To Kill a Mockingbird to know that people suck and life is hard - their lives had already taught them that. What they had begun to figure out, and what they helped Elizabeth learn how to teach, was that life was worth living anyway, and it was worth fighting for.
Seriously, every day is an opportunity to fight for our right to life, our right to be who we want to be. It isn't always easy. Sometimes it is hard as hell. But it is always worth it.
Elizabeth has recognized what she called the 3 Universal Laws of Happiness - these are not rules (like traffic laws) but observations of realities (like the law of gravity). This book will use the critical lens of "Reality Therapy" to explore a three step process to happiness.
1. See Yourself (The Law of Attraction)
2. Be Yourself (The Law of Reflection)
3. Free Yourself (The Law of Choice)
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