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MARK MANSON

"Hopelessness is the root of mental illness, anxiety and depression. It is the source of all misery, and cause of all addiction."

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Everything Is F*cked

Everything Is F*cked

by Mark Manson

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Why Read This Book?

Most of us believe that if we can avoid the pains and discomforts of life, we’ll be happy. With technological advancements and more and more services, we’re trying to make our lives easier. We buy ...

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Hope

With hope, we get the strength to move forward as we believe in a better future. But the way we try to fill our current void of hopelessness is destructive. Having unrealis...

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Takeaways

1. Pure logic won’t help you make the best decisions, a balanced brain will.

2. Hope won’t solve your problems, it takes acceptance and principles to do that.

3. The solution to mental ...

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Lesson 1: Pure logic won’t help you make the best decisions

For example, if you want to stop eating junk food, your Thinking Brain would tell you that it’s bad for you and you should stop eating it. But the Feeling Brain often decides whether something is “...

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Lesson 2: Hope won’t solve your problems.

Every religion has one thing in common – it gives a sense of hope and faith to its followers. People love to adopt such views because of their unhappy lives. But the problem with such hope-related ...

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Meditation

Meditation is an excellent way to embrace life’s uncomfortable truths. It gives you space to acknowledge, accept, and let go of dark thoughts that cloud your perception. Mindfulness will make you c...

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Philosophy

Another philosopher, Immanuel Kant, suggested that we stop behaving in transactional ways. For example, you shouldn’t act kindly to get something from another person. Instead, be kind because doing...

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Values

For instance, as kids, we didn’t steal because we feared getting caught. As adults, we should not become thieves because it doesn’t align with our values. You can also use your principles to motiva...

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3. Pursuit Of Happiness Leads To More Depression And Anxiety.

Any marketer or buyer knows the power of hitting potential customer’s pain points to get people to make purchases. We’re all trying to buy our way to happiness to make us feel better. Many advertis...

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Happiness

With the rise in technology, we’re trying to make life easier for ourselves. But as a side effect, we’re giving away our freedom by becoming addicted to services and devices. Our compulsive use lea...

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Review

Everything Is F*cked aims to bring some hope in a world where everything is f*cked. Mark describes everything wrong with the way we approach happiness and offers solutions from old-school philosoph...

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