Buy Yourself the F*cking Lilies
And Other Rituals to Fix your Life, From Someone Who's Been There
Brutally honest, often hilarious, hard-won lessons in learning to love and care for yourself from a young vice president at Comedy Central who was called "brilliant" by Jordan Peele "Compelling, persuasive, and useful no matter where you are in your life."-Chelsea Handler, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Life Will Be the Death of Me "A bracingly honest, funny read . . . like Wild meets You Are a Badass ."-Adam Grant, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Give and Take , Originals , and Option B By the time she was in her late twenties, Tara Schuster was a sought-after TV executive who had worked for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and launched Key & Peele to viral superstardom. By all appearances, she had mastered being a grown-up. But beneath that veneer of success, she was a chronically anxious, self-medicating mess. No one knew that her road to adulthood had been paved with depression, anxiety, and shame, owing in large part to her minimally parented upbringing. She realized she'd hit rock bottom when she drunk-dialed her therapist pleading for help. Buy Yourself the F*cking Lilies is the story of Tara's path to re-parenting herself and becoming a "ninja of self-love." Through simple, daily rituals, Tara transformed her mind, body, and relationships, and shows how to fake gratitude until you actually feel gratitude excavate your emotional wounds and heal them with kindness identify your self-limiting beliefs, kick them to the curb, and start living a life you choose silence your inner frenemy and shield yourself from self-criticism carve out time each morning to start your day empowered, inspired, and ready to rule create a life you truly, totally f*cking LOVE This is the book Tara wished someone had given her and it is the book many of us desperately need: a candid, hysterical, addictively readable, practical guide to growing up (no matter where you are in life) and learning to love yourself in a non-throw-up-in-your-mouth-it's-so-cheesy way.
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Practical lessons in self-love and adulting. Tara Schuster, sought-after TV executive, recognizes that beneath her veneer of success, lies self-loathing, anxiety and depression. Millennials, who often battle similar feelings, will benefit from Schuster’s insights. Stop, smell the lilies and give... Read More »