|aFind the good |bunexpected life lessons from a small-town obituary writer |cHeather Lende.
|aChapel Hill, NC |bAlgonquin Books of Chapel Hill|cc2015.
|a162 p. |c19 cm.
|aThe good news -- Pretty good is better than perfect -- Stop and smell the fish -- Draw lines in the sand so you can move them -- Wear a personal flotation device -- Be sure your dog walks you -- Send a forwarding address -- Hop 'til you drop -- Hold on tight -- Put on a costume now and then -- Take the kind of happiness that comes your way -- Practice staggered breathing -- Make it shine -- Give yourself to love -- Don't judge a lady by her hat -- Listen to your mother -- Tell them you'll miss them when they're gone -- Make your own good weather.
內容簡介top Find the Good 簡介 gem of a book. It honest and funny, reminding us to live in the moment and to pay attention to those around us. A joy to read.?haron Salzberg,New York Times bestselling author of Real HappinessHeather Lende has been praised for her storytelling talent and her plainspoken wisdom. She been called art Annie Dillard, part Anne Lamott?(Los Angeles Times), and with this new book, that comparison has never been more apt.As the obituary writer in tiny Haines, Alaska, Lende knows something about lives well lived. And now, she distilled what she learned about living a more exhilarating and meaningful life into three words: Find the Good. It that easy--and that hard.With humor and compassion, Lende reminds us that we can see every event as an opportunity to find the good. Drawing on her own experiences and unique skill of uncovering the positive aspects of the lives she chronicles, she shows us how to look at our relationships, our obligations, our priorities, our community, and our world from a fresh perspective. Lende empowers us to make the most of the life we have. As she says, e are all writing our own obituary every day by how we live. The best news is that there still time for additions and revisions before it goes to press.?br>A gift to share with friends and family, Find the Good offers a way out of the negativity and cynicism that often overwhelm our daily routines. In stormy times like these, we have to make our own good weather, andFind the Good shows us how.eguiling . . . The perfect book club book.?ana Stabenow, author of the Kate Shugak novels