Big Feelings: How to Be Okay When Things Are Not Okay

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Price
$26.00  $24.18
Publisher
Portfolio
Publish Date
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.9 X 8.4 X 1.1 inches | 1.15 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780593418239

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About the Author

Liz Fosslien is the Head of Content at Humu, a company that uses behavioral science to make work better. Liz's writing and illustrations have been featured by the Economist, The New York Times, NPR, and Freakonomics.

Mollie West Duffy is an organizational and leadership development expert. She has helped companies and start-ups such as Casper develop good workplace culture. She writes a blog about start-up culture, and has written for Harvard Business Review, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, and Quartz.

Reviews

"Lucid, wise, illustrated advice for when we are overwhelmed. Neither patronizing nor pedantic, just good sensible advice that helps you have more control over those mental avalanches."
--Matt Haig, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Midnight Library and The Comfort Book

"Writing (and drawing) with their signature insight and humor, Liz and Mollie dispense the wisdom and compassion we all need for working through our most difficult emotions."
--Susan Cain, author of Bittersweet: How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole

"Over the past few years, our emotions have often gotten the better of us. This book will restore your sense of control--and make you feel less alone in the world. Liz and Mollie do an outstanding job bringing your fuzziest feelings into sharp focus."
--Adam Grant, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Think Again and host of the TED podcast WorkLife

"Big Feelings is a work of tremendous heart. Filled with vulnerability, humor, and hard-won insights, it offers concrete tools to help us move through difficult emotions."
--Lori Gottlieb, New York Times bestselling author of Maybe You Should Talk to Someone and cohost of the Dear Therapist podcast

"The rise of stress, burnout, and anxiety is one of the most urgent issues of our time. Big Feelings is a vital guide to not only handling complex emotions but learning to thrive through difficult times--and emerge even more resilient."
--Arianna Huffington, founder & CEO, Thrive Global

"Big Feelings is not another self-help book. It is an intelligent, empathetic, and often delightful guide to navigating life's most difficult moments and emerging from them with a new-found sense of meaning."
--Daniel H. Pink, #1 New York Times bestselling author of When, Drive, and A Whole New Mind

"This book is witty, insightful, and filled with brilliant, signature cartoons about work, life, and everything in between. Big Feelings is just the honest, funny, and useful read we all need right now."
--Katy Milkman, bestselling author of How to Change

"A timely gift as we collectively struggle with tendencies to despair, to compare ourselves, and to overwork ourselves into burnout. As always, Liz and Mollie have nudged us in the direction of becoming more informed, more empathetic, and more whole, so we can show up in the world with more bravery."
--Mari Andrew, New York Times bestselling author of My Inner Sky and Am I There Yet?

"Combining compassion with their trademark visual wit, Liz and Mollie deliver a message we all need to hear in our current unsettled moment: feeling bad isn't bad."
--Cal Newport, bestselling author of A World Without Email and Deep Work

"A candid, warm, and practical guide to navigating difficult emotions. Liz and Mollie's work is full of wise ideas, expressed both through storytelling and memorable illustrations. This book will absolutely enrich many lives."
--Tara Mohr, author of Playing Big: Practical Wisdom for Women Who Want to Speak Up, Create and Lead