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Mental illness either themselves or someone in their family and in Furiously Happy they will find a member of their tribe offering up an uplifting message via a taxidermied roadkill raccoon Let's Pretend This Never Happened ostensibly was about embracing your own weirdness but deep down it was about family Furiously Happy is about depression and mental illness but deep down it's about joy and who doesn't want a bit of th I m having one of those rare days where I love people and all of the amazing wonder they re capable of and if someone fucks that up for me I will stab them right in the face Jenny Lawson I AM GOING TO BE FURIOUSLY HAPPY OUT OF SHEER SPITE Jenny Lawson I ve shamelessly let Rocket Raccoon carry this review space since last year and he garnered me 54 likes so thanks Rocket I m sure he would approve of my blatant exploitation even though he s the one being exploited But enough is enough And really I m sure Rory isn t too furiously happy either about having some other fabulous raccoon steal his thunder And now Rocket is going to be pissed I ve called him a raccoon He doesn t like thatJenny Lawson aka The Bloggess is a wickedly delightful exhausting a bit scary kaleidoscopic array of frantic energy meets overwhelming anxieties and various anxiety disorders and sometimes debilitating depression This book is her true confession no holds barred everything you ever wanted to know but were afraid to ask look inside her precious crazy head Jenny wouldn t mind me using the word crazy either because she s taking crazy back She s taking it out of the dark broom closet where we store things we don t want to see or talk about and wearing the crazy badge with pride And why shouldn t she Jenny along with countless others are survivors of their pain of their chemical imbalances of their terror and of their uncontrollable impulsesBecause not everyone survives My sister didn t Depression and mental illness is terrifying It s the disease we never talk about and as family and friends of sufferers we feel helpless in the face of it not knowing what to do or say or how to help Sometimes in our effort to help we re actually making things even harder setting up unreasonable expectations getting angry as if the person is acting this way on purpose just to piss us off I really really wish my sister and I had had this book before it became too late for her I m not saying it would have changed the outcome but I know it would have changed how I talked to her and how I tried to help her I know it would have made her feel some solace some comfort that other people feel this crazy too and that it s not something you just get over And it would have made her laugh her big boisterous fuck you laugh In all her silliness and shenanigans and stunts aimed to make us laugh and keep herself furiously happy Jenny Lawson is doing something really important here She s humanizing depression and mental illness she s reaching out and making it relatable rather than something shameful and embarrassing It s brave and hopefully with shows like You re The Worst and Jared Padalecki s Always Keep Fighting campaign tackling the same difficult subject matter we ve reached a beginning of an empathy and acceptance for mental illness that will become our new normal I can tell you that Just cheer up is almost universally looked at as the most unhelpful depression cure ever It s pretty much the euivalent of telling someone who just had their legs amputated to just walk it off Some people don t understand that for a lot of us mental illness is a severe chemical imbalance rather just having a case of the Mondays Those same well meaning people will tell me that I m keeping myself from recovering because I really just need to cheer up and smile That s when I consider chopping off their arms and then blaming them for not picking up their severed arms so they can take them to the hospital to get reattached I love that the cover looks like a blissed out meth crazed Rocket Raccoon Oh yeah Pardon my sueeing giffiness but it had to be done

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#1 New York Times BestsellerIn Furiously Happy a humor memoir tinged with just enough tragedy and pathos to make it worthwhile Jenny Lawson examines her own experience with severe depression and a host of other conditions and explains how it has led her to live life to the fullestI've often thought that people with severe depression have developed such a well for experiencing extreme emotion that they might be able to exp Earlier this year I was one of the lucky people Jenny sent an Advance Reading Copy of her newest book toThe simple upshot I loved it I loved it even than her first book which I enjoyed so much that I bought multiple copies to give away as Christmas presents The bad news is that my life is such a bloody shambles that I didn t get back to her in time for a gushy blurb to make it onto the back of her book Not that she particularly needed one from me She s got Gaiman Allie Brosh and all manner of other fancy folk singing her praisesStill I loved the book And when I love a book this much I want to talk about it I want to encourage people to read the book so that your lives will be dramatically embettered I finished reading the book on an airplane and I was so happy and weepy and amazed that I sent Jenny the following series of text messages Jenny after a long delay I ve finally finished your book while flying While it s still fresh in my mind here are some Potential Blurbs for your book This Book made me laugh in a restaurant it made me cry on an Airplane It made me feel like maybe I m not a total human trainwreck It made me resolve to spend time being furiously happy I wish Jenny Lawson was my neighborThis book is a good book and you should buy this book and read this bookWhen I grow up I want to be Joss Whedon But if I don t have to grow up I d like to be Jenny Lawson instead Jenny Lawson is a force for good in the worldWhen I finally give up on the world and retreat to the safety of my blanket fort Jenny Lawson is on the short list of people who will always be welcome there If everyone was like Jenny Lawson the world would be a better place Also a stranger surreal place with abundant opportunities to attend raccoon rodeosThis is the best book I ve read all yearSo Is this book worth your time Yes Absolutely yes It s finally out and if you don t buy it and read it you are not living the best possible life Feral own experience with severe depression and a host Krismis van Map Jacobs of Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods other conditions and explains how it has led her to live life to the fullestI've Crust From Sourdough Spelt and Rye Bread to Ciabatta Bagels and Brioche often thought that people with severe depression have developed such a well for experiencing extreme emotion that they might be able to exp Earlier this year I was Til Death Do Us Part (Vows, one Mensa Riddles Conundrums of the lucky people Jenny sent an Advance Reading Copy Julie of the Wolves of her newest book toThe simple upshot I loved it I loved it even than her first book which I enjoyed so much that I bought multiple copies to give away as Christmas presents The bad news is that my life is such a bloody shambles that I didn t get back to her in time for a gushy blurb to make it The Right Swipe onto the back Touched of her book Not that she particularly needed Dark Prophet The Chronicles of Koa one from me She s got Gaiman Allie Brosh and all manner Ugly Fish of The Math of Life and Death 7 Mathematical Principles That Shape Our Lives other fancy folk singing her praisesStill I loved the book And when I love a book this much I want to talk about it I want to encourage people to read the book so that your lives will be dramatically embettered I finished reading the book Little Gods on an airplane and I was so happy and weepy and amazed that I sent Jenny the following series Der Schweizerische Robinson of text messages Jenny after a long delay I ve finally finished your book while flying While it s still fresh in my mind here are some Potential Blurbs for your book This Book made me laugh in a restaurant it made me cry Ensorcelled The Erotic Adventures of Jane in the Jungle Book 9 on an Airplane It made me feel like maybe I m not a total human trainwreck It made me resolve to spend time being furiously happy I wish Jenny Lawson was my neighborThis book is a good book and you should buy this book and read this bookWhen I grow up I want to be Joss Whedon But if I don t have to grow up I d like to be Jenny Lawson instead Jenny Lawson is a force for good in the worldWhen I finally give up The Poems The Collected Works of W B Yeats on the world and retreat to the safety Sylvia Pankhurst of my blanket fort Jenny Lawson is Attack of Apollyon: Revenge of the Locusts on the short list Aikido and the Dynamic Sphere An Illustrated Introduction Tuttle Martial Arts of people who will always be welcome there If everyone was like Jenny Lawson the world would be a better place Also a stranger surreal place with abundant The Empirical Stance The Terry Lectures Series opportunities to attend raccoon rodeosThis is the best book I ve read all yearSo Is this book worth your time Yes Absolutely yes It s finally Book of Isms out and if you don t buy it and read it you are not living the best possible life

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Erience extreme joy in a way that ‘normal people' also might never understand And that's what Furiously Happy is all aboutJenny’s readings are standing room only with fans lining up to have Jenny sign their bottles of Xanax or Prozac as often as they are to have her sign their books Furiously Happy appeals to Jenny's core fan base but also transcends it There are so many people out there struggling with depression and Audiobook 30 day trial with audible I had no intentions of reading this book I didn t reuest it from Netgalley as an early read but then I read several positive reviews one said its a must read for everyone Plus friends told me memoirs by the author themselves are good audiobook choices So what the heck free trial read The very beginning was great out walking I was ready to enjoy some laughswisdom and inspirationBUT SOONI became exhausted or bored with exaggerated stories Jenny s high pitch voice and sarcasm both were annoying The dialogue often felt forced or just plain silly I ve had this audiobook less than a week I ll exchange it


10 thoughts on “Furiously Happy

  1. says:

    Earlier this year I was one of the lucky people Jenny sent an Advance Reading Copy of her newest book toThe simple upshot I loved it I loved it even than her first book which I enjoyed so much that I bought multiple copies to give away as Christmas presents The bad news is that my life is such a bloody shambles that I didn't get back to her in time for a gushy blurb to make it onto the back of her book Not that she particularly

  2. says:

    my love for jenny lawson is NOT AT ALL creepy jenny lawson i wanna make you blts and braid your hair i am really shitty at

  3. says:

    This book made me literally laugh out loud several times while reading it There are so many hysterical stories in

  4. says:

    Looking for a new book but don't want to commit Check out my latest BooktTube Video One Done all about fabulous standalone

  5. says:

    Upfront I'm not very objective about this book because Jenny is someone I consider a friend although we've only met once I think and I'm a huge fan of her blog AND she blurbed my book But I wouldn't have asked her to blurb if I didn't love her stuff ergo it doesn't feel weird to say I loved this book So take that how you willThis review is based on an ARC too BTW Basically her original book is one of my faves I read it before I'd met her

  6. says:

    Audiobook 30 day trial with audible I had no intentions of 'reading' this book I didn't reuest it from Netgalley as an early read but then I rea

  7. says:

    DNFI was so FURIOUSLY annoyed with this book If someone is interested in a free copy you can have mine I got to Chapter 19 and said hell with it Ramble ramble ramble Maybe I was expecting too much like her talking about her illness instead of shower curtains and her taxidermy animals or how she has every mental illness out there Everytime I thought there would be a serious discussion she went off and ranted about fainting at the s

  8. says:

    I’m having one of those rare days where I love people and all of the amazing wonder they’re capable of and if someone fucks that up for me I

  9. says:

    The manically happy raccoon amongst scattered glitter on the cover is the best part of this book I find very little humor in mental illness even when it's offered up by someone who doesn't seem to mind using her chronic depression

  10. says:

    I was given a copy of this book in exchange for an honest reviewJenny Lawson is a women I have never heard of but by the end of the b

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