# 1 New York Times BestsellerOver 2 million copies soldIn this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to reveal us ways to stop attempting to be "positive" all the time so that we can genuinely become better, happier people.For decades, we've been told that positive thinking is the key to a delighted, abundant life. "F ** k positivity," Mark Manson says. "Let's be sincere, shit is f ** ked and we need to live with it." In his extremely popular Internet blog site, Manson doesn't sugarcoat or equivocate., He tells it like it is-a dose of raw, refreshing, sincere fact that is sorely doing not have today. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F ** k is his antidote to the coddling, let's-all-feel-good state of mind that has contaminated modern-day society and spoiled a generation, rewarding them with gold medals just for showing up. Manson makes the argument, backed both by scholastic research study and well-timed poop jokes, that improving our lives hinges not on our ability to turn lemons into lemonade, however on learning how to stomach lemons better., Human beings are flawed and restricted-"not everybody can be amazing, there are winners and losers in society, and some of it is not reasonable or your fault." Manson encourages us to obtain to understand our constraints and accept them. Once we embrace our fears, faults, and uncertainties, when we stop running and avoiding and begin challenging unpleasant realities, we can start to find the nerve, determination, sincerity, obligation, curiosity, and forgiveness we look for. There are only so numerous things we can provide a f ** k about so we have to find out which ones actually matter, Manson makes clear., While cash is great, appreciating what you finish with your life is better, because true wealth has to do with experience. A much-needed grab-you-by-the-shoulders-and-look-you-in-the-eye minute of real-talk, filled with entertaining stories and profane, callous humor, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F ** k is a refreshing slap for a generation to assist them lead contented, grounded lives.