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‘The book’s motto – give yourself a break! – is perhaps the most radical resolution of the year’ Elle

It’s time to give yourself a break!

You’ve been bossing yourself around for too long. Where has it gotten you? Maybe it’s time you follow the example of the French and let it go. Allow yourself to be angry, be tired, be silly, be passionate – to give yourself a break, and just simply be.

Fabrice Midal offers us a new solution to the perennial problem of our too-much, too-fast modern life. It’s OK, he urges us, to say no. It’s fine to quit the things that don’t fulfill you. It’s necessary, in fact, to give yourself a break and say, simply, c’est la vie.

‘All the talk of Paris’ Evening Standard

‘A roadmap for avoiding the perils of perfectionism’
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‘Powerful, yet playful, challenging and at the same time comforting . . . it can transform the way you look at your life’ Tal Ben-Shahar, New York Times bestselling author

Reviews

All the talk of Paris.
Katie Law, EVENING STANDARD
A joyful plea.
ELLE
A roadmap for avoiding the perils of perfectionism.
Ayesha Muttucumaru, GET THE GLOSS