By reading this koob, you will learn about the “subtle art of not giving a f*ck,” otherwise known as “how not to worry about things that aren’t important in your life.”
You will also learn that:
-society makes us frustrated and drives us to continually want more;
-finding happiness comes down to knowing how to choose the right kind of suffering;
-being average isn’t a bad thing;
-choosing your values will determine the direction you take;
-it is important to know how to say no and take action; and
-focusing on your own mortality is essential.
The author lived a large part of his life with a deep sense of discontent and took various different paths in the hope of finding the right balance. He experienced family difficulties and lived a life of excess. He decided to meet more people and travelled almost everywhere on Earth. He finally found a kind of wisdom that brought him a sense of peace, which he calls “the art of not giving a f*ck.” Here are a few pieces of advice to help you follow his philosophy.