The Art of Showing Up: How to Be There for Yourself and Your People

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6.0 X 8.0 X 0.9 inches | 0.7 pounds

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About the Author
Rachel Wilkerson Miller is the author of Dot Journaling--A Practical Guide and the deputy editor of VICE Life. Previously, she was a senior lifestyle editor at BuzzFeed for four years. Along with VICE and BuzzFeed, her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Huffington Post, the Hairpin, and SELF, and she's been a guest on NPR, the Today show, and Good Morning America. She lives in Brooklyn.
Miller has penned a fresh, wise, practical, modern guide for figuring out how to be true to yourself while also meaningfully connected to others. An important contribution to the larger, complicated project of solving loneliness.--Priya Parker, author of The Art of Gathering
Rachel has this great emotional intelligence *and* the ability to translate it into accessible tips on cultivating meaningful relationships.-- "BuzzFeed Books"
Journalist Rachel Wilkerson Miller gives great advice about being honest when people ask how you're doing, plus a detailed guide to how to show up for people in small and large ways.-- "NPR's Life Kit"
Rachel Wilkerson Miller's The Art of Showing Up covers almost everything you need to know about forming and maintaining adult friendships while also taking care of yourself.
The millennial's Chicken Soup for the Soul.-- "Fortune"
Wilkerson Miller's discussion of friendship goes beyond answering texts on time, building healthy adult friendships, and other easily palatable topics. Instead, she gets frank with her audience about the moments that impact our friendships most.-- "Bitch Media"
The Art of Showing Up is as pragmatic as it is inspirational . . . [these days] stylish and accessible guides to showing up as our best are more appreciated than ever.-- ""
Excellent tips for forging relationships with others and becoming an even better 'old' friend.-- "Library Journal, starred review"
An easy, entertaining guide to adult friendships. . . . [Miller's] charismatic voice will appeal to any reader of self-help. Those looking for help braving the social unknown will want to take a look.-- "Publishers Weekly"
[Miller] charts a course to kinder, more thoughtful, and more fulfilling relationships.-- "New York Public Library"
Rachel's advice is smart, straightforward, and empathetic. The Art of Showing Up offers a roadmap to becoming a better friend and happier person. Read this book!--Alison Green, author of Ask a Manager
In a time when we're more physically disconnected than ever, this book is a must-read and all of Rachel's methods and tips translate to connection online and not just in real life.--Hitha Palepu
This is an incredibly practical book full of easy, yet meaningful, ways to develop more friendship and love in your life. Through steps that anyone can do, Rachel helps us find the support that we all crave in our lives and leaves us feeling ever more hopeful!--Shasta Nelson, author of Frientimacy
Rachel Wilkerson Miller has given us a toolbox for strengthening our relationships with one another and with ourselves. This book is the resource that twenty-, thirty-, and fortysomethings were missing--and that we didn't know we absolutely needed.--Caroline Moss, coauthor of Hey Ladies! and host of Gee Thanks, Just Bought It!
The Art of Showing Up offers so many useful scripts and ideas for how to make and be there for your friends . . . but humbly asks you, as a reader, to spend the whole first half of the book dealing with some of your own shit before you get to the part where you start thinking about your existing or desired friendships.--Anne Helen Peterson, Culture Study