Your Life Isn't for You

Your Life Isn't for You

A Selfish Person's Guide to Being Selfless

eBook - 2014
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In this book, Seth Adam Smith expands on the philosophy behind his extraordinarily popular blog post "Marriage Isn't for You"-which received over 30 million hits and has been translated into over twenty languages-and shares how living for others can enrich every aspect of your life, just as it has his. With a mix of humor, candor, and compassion, he reveals how, years before his marriage, his self-obsession led to a downward spiral of addiction and depression, culminating in a suicide attempt at the age of twenty. Reflecting on the love and support he experienced in the aftermath, as well as on the lessons he learned from a difficult missionary stint in Russia, his time as a youth leader in the Arizona desert, his marriage, and even a story his father read to him as a child, he shares his deep conviction that the only way you can find your life is to give it away to others.
Publisher: Made available through hoopla, 2014.
[United States] : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2014.
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1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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