Search Books:

Join our mailing list:

Bookmark and Share

New Articles

The Mystery Murder Case of the Century
by Robert Tanenbaum


Which Brass Ring for You: Popularity or Success?
by JV Venable


Autistic Students: Are We Asking Them to Do Their Best While They Feel Their Worst?
by Janet Lintala


The Enemy Within
by Jason Riley


Prologue
by Anna Godbersen


view more>>


Recent Placements


Stephen Snyder
AARP
New in Self-Help: Love Lessons

Jess Shatkin
Readers Digest
This Is Why Even Smart Teens Do Dumb Things—and How to Keep Them Safe

Jess Shatkin
KQED News
Exaggerated Thoughts That Can Cause Adolescents to Misperceive Reality

Jeff Hyman
INC
10 Questions for Selecting a Recruiter to Attract the Best Talent to Your Business Team

Stephen Snyder
Reader's Digest
10 Obstacles to a Healthy Sex Life—and How to Overcome Them


view more>>



Bookmark and Share

Your Life Isn't for You: A Selfish Person's Guide to Being Selfless
by Seth Adam Smith

Published by Berrett-Koehler Publishers

 Read Reviews


Amazon.comBarnes & NobleIndieBound

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.



pub date: 2014-09-22 | paperback | 9781626560956