Summary of This Messy Magnificent Life
THIS MESSY MAGNIFICENT LIFE: A Field Guide by Geneen Roth. Copyright © 2018 by Geneen Roth & Associates, Inc. Reprinted by permission of Scribner, a Division of Simon & Schuster, Inc.
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Educator and eating disorder expert Geneen Roth’s deeply personal essays connect her readers, especially women, to their hearts’ truth. She illuminates the possibility of being free from the endless chatter of the mind and its narratives of pain, humiliation, anger and suffering. Roth suffered life-altering setbacks and used their lessons to start the “drop the Me Project," ending the practice of constantly focusing on self-improvement. She writes with clarity and compassion, including herself from the painful lessons she describes. Her essays speak to those who want to focus on their lives and success and not on negative inner voices. She frequently suggests straightforward actions readers can adopt to cultivate awareness and self-love. Roth’s collection of essays will embrace anyone on the journey of seeking contentment by simply being themselves.
In this summary, you will learn
- What strategies will help you stop constantly working on yourself,
- What factors will enable you to recognize the absence of pain, and
- How people who adopt these strategies can celebrate all that is painless and beautiful in their lives.
About the Author
New York Times best-selling educator Geneen Roth teaches writing workshops about personal growth and speaks nationally, including on 20/20 and the Today Show.