Anyway, I settled down to read this book, which is at its heart a self-help book, or an inspirational book, whichever you want to call it. However, as I'm sure you can guess, it approaches its message from a place where you don't try to be perfect, or happy, or rich, or anything except yourself. Oh, and there's plenty of swearing in the book. I didn't mind it (it sounded a lot like my inner monologue, so...yeah), but if you can't handle a lot of F bombs, this wouldn't be the book for you. However, I did notice that as the book went on, he uses the language quite a bit less than he does in the beginning.
I have to say, there are a lot of things in this book that do really resonate with me, and I often find myself wondering about. For instance, why do we always have to be happy? Sure, happiness is always a great thing, but being happy all the time sounds impossible. Manson says you don't have to be. I'm cool with that. He also makes the case for being good, but not perfect. I'm on board. He also discusses not comparing yourself to others. What you consider a win isn't what someone else considers a win. It's all relative. Yup.
All in all, there isn't a ton of concrete stuff in the book in terms of a step one, step two sort of help, but there are a lot of ideas that are worth remembering or writing down in the quest to not worry about how things are going, get through life, and not give any f*cks what is going on around you. Just enjoy life. That's essentially it.