Buy Yourself the F*cking Lilies
Books | Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs
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 "ahead of her time" 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 rising TV executive who had worked for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and helped launch 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.
Random House Publishing Group
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"This is a book that I could keep coming back to because not only is it such a helpful tool, but it has such meaningful content that could be used on a daily basis throughout life. Feel good, easy to read, and even funny! Worth the read for sure! I am so glad I read this! "
"I loved this book!"
"Great advice, easy to follow. "
"Literally the best book I have read dealing with self care. To know MANY go through what Tara has and all of us it’s so funny to learn how she handled the situations in her life. Literally showing all of us being HUMAN. It made me laugh and I did not want it to finish. GREAT ADVICE!! Please read this book if you’re a female even a male it’s such a great read! I passed it down to a friend to read & part of the words got ripped from a sticky note and I had to tape it. Literally shows how my life. "