Book ‘The Power of Fun’ by Catherine Price

PDF Excerpt 'The Power of Fun: How to Feel Alive Again' by Catherine Price
How to Feel Alive Again

If you’re not having fun, you’re not fully living. The author of How to Break Up with Your Phone makes the case that, far from being frivolous, fun is actually critical to our well-being — and shows us how to have more of it. “This delightful book might just be what we need to start flourishing.” — #1 New York Times bestselling author Adam Grant. Journalist and screen/life balance expert Catherine Price argues persuasively that our always-on, tech-addicted lifestyles have led us to obsess over intangible concepts such as happiness while obscuring the fact that real happiness lies in the everyday experience of fun. We often think of fun as indulgent, even immature and selfish. We claim to not have time for it, even as we find hours a day for what Price calls Fake Fun — bingeing on television, doomscrolling the news, or posting photos to social media, all in hopes of filling some of the emptiness we feel inside…

Publisher: The Dial Press (December 21, 2021) Pages: ‎352 pages ISBN-13: 978-0593241400 ASIN:‎ B08ZMHXCJY

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Author’s biography: Dubbed “The Marie Kondo of Brains” by The New York TimesCatherine Price is an award-winning science journalist and speaker and the author of numerous books, including How to Break Up with Your Phone and Vitamania: How Vitamins Revolutionized the Way We Think About Food. She is also the creator of Screen/Life Balance, a resource hub dedicated to helping people scroll less and live more. Her work has appeared in various publications, including The Best American Science Writing, The New York Times, O: The Oprah Magazine, Popular Science, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, The Washington Post Magazine, Slate, Time, and Men’s Journal, among others. 

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