F*ck Feelings: One Shrink’s Practical Advice for Managing All Life’s Impossible Problems
“You should never hold yourself accountable for results you don’t control, but always for the strength of trying.”Michael Bennett
“Before allowing yourself to take responsibility for other people’s painful feelings, ask yourself whether there’s something you can do that will actually help, that you can afford to do (given your other commitments), and that isn’t better done by someone else (including the person you’re trying to help).”Michael Bennett
“Life never guarantees you a square deal, but you can be a good, realistic dealer in an unfairly chaotic marketplace if you assume that no one necessarily sees things the way you do, no matter how obvious the truth appears, and that getting what you deserve is a lucky event, not a right. You”Michael Bennett
Motivations to Read
In my own personal growth journey, I've realized how a number of my downturns have been from a lack of emotional maturity as opposed to purely logical errors. Often times these emotions would blind me from reality and make it hard to accept and move on from things. In addition, being too sensitive turned into taking things too personally that shouldn't have been.
3 Reasons to Read
- A self-help book for those who find themselves overly emotional.
- Learn how to be more realistic and less worried about problems that are not your own.
- Cultivate personal responsibility for the things within your control.
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