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TV therapist takes off the bangle bracelets and talks real shit about the insidious bad advice we grew up, breaking it down by the line item like a trash talking friend pulling you away from the drain you re circling Get into it.I recommend the audiobook. Won as an ARC giveaway on Goodreads DNF The tone of the writing and the language was not for me There might have been actual good advice in this book, but I could not wade through the shrill language to find it. @Download Pdf ⚷ Bad Advice: How to Survive and Thrive in an Age of Bullshit Ì Los Angeles TimesBestsellerUSA Today Bestselling BookOver motivational messages Sick AF of inspirational quotes Done with the shiny happy bad advice that gets you nowhere Well, heads up you re about to get a shitload of Good AdviceIn Bad Advice, relationship expert Dr Venus Nicolino aka Dr V takes a blowtorch to the shrink wrapped, feel good BS that passes for self help these daysWhen you re heartbroken, what do you hear You can t love anyone until you love yourself When someone s hurt you Nobody can make you feel bad without your permission When you re just a little too positive Expectations lead to disappointment Pop culture noise gives Bad Advice the varnish of truthiness and inspiration But it s not truth it s not inspiration It s bullshit And at its root, all Bad Advice operates off the same lie Emotions are optional In Bad Advice, Dr V delivers a bracing truth serum, in the form of Good Advice an antidote to the bullshit, from Just Be Yourself to Live Each Day Like It s Your Last, that teaches you to live your life in a way that honors who you are, what you need, and how you feelSmart and irreverent, Dr V fuses the brains and insight of a nerdy PhD with the heart of a doting Italian Mother and the artful profanity of a Philly trucker Dr V s signature combination of humor, hard science, and heart make Bad Advice an iconoclastic course correction like no other A fiercely sharp wake up call that tackles some of self help s most damaging truisms, Bad Advice is a never shy guide to tapping into your full potential Aside from the bit about forgiveness at least in certain situations this book was what I had been looking for I was so sick of the jesusy and fluffy inspiration or even downright abusive advice ie people can t hurt you unless you give them permission gaslighting much Highly recommend If you can t deal with someone cursing like a sailor, this is not for you p It pretends not to be a self help book, but it s a self help book Shouldn t have second guessed my bias in this case. Yuck, just couldn t get past the language in this book I think using fuck in every sentence is just bullshit Positives about this book this is a short read that is really a set of seemingly off the cuff rants that have a lot of truth behind them Negatives I can t believe that people really need to be told how to disregard bad advice that is as obvious as you can t love anyone else if you don t love yourself On the other hand I had to admit that I relatively enjoyed reading someone delineate all of those little truisms that folks dash off when they don t know what else to say and destroy them Positives about this book this is a short read that is really a set of seemingly off the cuff rants that have a lot of truth behind them Negatives I can t believe that people really need to be told how to disregard bad advice that is as obvious as you can t love anyone else if you don t love yourself On the other hand I had to admit that I relatively enjoyed reading someone delineate all of those little truisms that folks dash off when they don t know what else to say and destroy them one by one CW coarse and sexual language, discussion of sex, assumptions that everyone is sexual and romantic, way too much social media lingo TW thanatophobiaDespite all that, there were some meaningful insights Just the validation that emotions are NOT controllable was worthwhile See, even as I type that sentence, I worry about people in the comments insisting that they are. ARC won in Goodreads giveaway Dr Venus Nicolino, or Dr V, criticizes common pop psychology nuggets like, honesty is the best policy, or, you can t love anyone until you love yourself, and replaces them withmoderate, realistic approaches While some of her advice seems sound, I had difficulty with the author s tone She adopts a breezy, gossipy, potty mouthed attitude, filled with hashtags, her second favorite cuss word, bullshit, and her favorite, fuck This gets old very fast I suppose she wants to come a Dr Venus Nicolino, or Dr V, criticizes common pop psychology nuggets like, honesty is the best policy, or, you can t love anyone until you love yourself, and replaces them withmoderate, realistic approaches While some of her advice seems sound, I had difficulty with the author s tone She adopts a breezy, gossipy, potty mouthed attitude, filled with hashtags, her second favorite cuss word, bullshit, and her favorite, fuck This gets old very fast I suppose she wants to come across as edgy, or down to earth, but to me it seemed juvenile I nearly flung this book across the room at one point, when she made a blatantly false statement late in the book For a work that claims to filter out bullshit, this one has an uncommonly high fertilizer content Doctor, heal thyself