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How to Be Alive by Colin Beavan
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The standard life approach doesn't work for most people: get good grades, go to a good college, land the perfect career that makes enough money to live well, marry the love of your life, live happily ever after. That might have worked at one time, but the world has changed. So why not take responsibility and develop the life you want? Live in line with what matters to you. Ask "How can I help?" in each situation, and see what happens.

I read the first section, then started skimming (it is long...), then read sections that interested me. Some good stuff, but funny, not all that life-changing, truly. I picked up Designing Your Life (Burnett & Evans) at the same time - though they're different, they are variations on a theme and that one is shorter and better.
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