Summary of Furiously Happy: by Jenny Lawson

  • by FastReads
  • Narrated by Kelly McGee
  • 0 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Don't miss out on this summary of Furiously Happy, a collection of the hysterical wisdom of New York Times #1 best-selling author, Jenny Lawson. Relive Jenny's struggle with depression and anxiety, as told through her hilarious, laugh-out-loud, point of view that manages to put everything into perspective. This FastReads summary includes chapter synopses and key takeaways, to help you quickly absorb her offbeat wit and wisdom.
What will you learn from this audiobook?


A better understanding of depression as a physical disorder, and not something you can simply "get over"
An unexpected love of taxidermied road kill
A strong desire to travel to Australia with your own koala costume
An understanding of what it means to be successful, and still struggle with feelings of inadequacy
An understanding of why it's OK to let your inner crazy out once in a while
Hours of laughter and bemusement, as you try to sort out fact from exaggeration
A new-found community of friends from connecting with the readers on Jenny's personal blog
Motivation to write down every crazy thing your spouse/family says and does. They might be your ticket to a lucrative book deal!

Book Summary Overview
In many ways, life is what you make of it. You can choose to be miserable and overwhelmed in the face of mental illness, or you can choose to see the ways it allows you to better appreciate the best parts of your life. Just as you can't have darkness without light, you aren't able to appreciate what is good for you, if you don't have anything bad. Take back your own life by reclaiming your attitude- be like Jenny and be furiously happy.
Please note: This is a summary, analysis and review of the book and not the original book.

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a good introduction to Jenny Lawson

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funny and moving in turns, this book is a great introduction to the ideas and quirks of Jenny Lawson's Furiously Happy


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-10-2017
  • Publisher: FastReads