Broke Is Beautiful

Broke Is Beautiful

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The economic downturn has forced nearly everyone into a life of limited means, but author Laura Lee was broke before it was cool. She won't tell anyone to clip coupons or forego their morning latte-in fact, she won't give any guidance on how to be saved from a dark financial destiny. Instead she provides readers with a psychological how-to full of fun tidbits. Broke is Beautiful is an insightful compendium of history, inspiration, facts, and humor that all celebrate the lack of money as a gateway to more serenity, self-awareness, and yes, even security. In the tradition of Alain de Botton's How Proust Can Change Your Life and Eric Wilson's Against Happiness: In Praise of Melancholy, here is an unconventional take on a subject that is relevant to us all. It is quirky comfort for the (literally) poor soul: offering historical and geographic perspective, ponderings on consumerism and credit scores, and even recipes for ramen noodles.We chronically misuse the term creativity as though it were a synonym for originality or imagination. ... If you go to the section on a€œwritinga€ in the book store you are likely to see an abundance of two kinds of manuals: books that aim to inspire you to get past your writera#39;s block (these are generally ... This is a disservice in 63.

Title:Broke Is Beautiful
Author:Laura Lee - 2010-10


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