Book Summary of the subtle art of not giving a fuck by Mark Manson.
Almost every book we read lets us think more of a topic, but the author(Mark Manson) of this book pushes our minds to think less in our life. The book simply tells us to give the fucks to those things, which will help us in reaching our purpose.
There are many things in our life on which we can focus, but do all the things we do on a daily basis are really important?
the answer is a big No.
We spend a lot of time on wasteful things. Our so made efforts also becomes wasteful as they are going to take us nowhere. There are too many options available to us, but it depends on us, which we are going to choose. If we want to make a good choice out of them, then we should go for the option which will put a good impact on our life towards our purpose.
We need to understand that all the options available to us are not good, some can be full of pleasure but not full of results and we should be courageous enough to make the tough call. We all shall feel pain and suffering while performing those tough options, but they are worthy enough to lead our life to a good position.
People often try to avoid these pain and suffering, but they need to understand that these are the things that are going to help them in the future while making a tough decision.
Values are something on which the author has put some extra light. The author says that values help us to find purpose in our life. To find out that purpose, question your values and efforts.
Why I am doing this work? What will it bring to me? And then you need to answer yourself honestly, this is the most difficult thing. Making fool of others is not easy but making a fool of ourself is damn easy. And if we perform that difficult thing, we will be able to find that are our efforts, pain, suffering, tactics, are worthy enough to take us to our purpose.
There are some values in us which we cannot control, they are not in our hands. Like fame which depends on thinking of others and we cannot control this. So we should not waste our time on these values.
We should focus on the values that matter to us the most. These right values will help us in our failure and in learning from our mistakes and to not make these mistakes again. Don’t feel bad by your failure, failures are the proofs that you are trying. Failures are one of your teachers.
We need to hold the right values and leave the bad ones. These values will help us to stay stick to our goals and not to deviate. We will fail and learn again and again for a very long period of time but the day will come when we will hardly deviate from our purpose and will be able to adopt the motive of the book.
To Conclude here are Top 3 Ideas by the Author
- Do the things which matter the most, not everything.
- Find the values in you, hold the right ones and leave the bad ones.
- Failure is your biggest teacher.