Unfu*k Yourself: Get Out of Your Head and Into Your Life

Unfu*k Yourself: Get Out of Your Head and Into Your Life

Have you ever felt like a hamster on a wheel, furiously churning your way through life but somehow going nowhere? It seems like there?s a barrage of information surrounding us in our everyday lives with the keys to this thing or that thing, be it wealth, success, happiness or purpose. The truth is, most of it fails to capture what it truly takes to overcome our greatest ba Have you ever felt like a hamster on a wheel, furiously churning your way through life but somehow going nowhere? It se...

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Title:Unfu*k Yourself: Get Out of Your Head and Into Your Life
Author:Gary John Bishop
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Genres:Self Help
ISBN:B01M8LUTO2
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Kindle Edition
Number of Pages:221 pages pages

Unfu*k Yourself: Get Out of Your Head and Into Your Life Reviews

  • TheGeekyBlogger
    Jul 13, 2017
    Read for Review (Edelweiss) Overall Rating: 3.75 Quick Thoughts: While there wasn't anything new in this book, I did like the presentation. This was about self-talk. How to do it, what we are doing wrong, and how you get in your own way. He reminds you to talk in present tense (fut...
  • Mehrsa
    Mar 23, 2018
    Anyone who follows my reviews (all three of you) know that I have a weak spot for dumb self-help books and I have to read one like every month. This one was a good one. It's short, helpful, and a nice reminder to get your expectations in check. Nothing revelatory here, but it's an easy...
  • Jerrie (redwritinghood)
    Apr 01, 2018
    There is nothing here that is new, but it?s laid out in a very clear way and with an engaging, no nonsense style. If you?ve ever done yoga or meditation, you will probably already know that everyone has negative thoughts and those thoughts are meaningless. Action in spite of negati...
  • Andy
    Apr 13, 2019
    The advice is basic stuff about breaking negative thought loops. So the question here is whether someone using F*CK as a bad word and yelling at you in a Scottish accent is particularly helpful to you for getting the message across. For me, not so much. P.S. Got this free fr...
  • Krista Danis
    Sep 29, 2017
    I think Bishop is going for the direct, "tough love" type approach with this book, which presumes that the reader is perpetually miserable, lazy, fat, and unsatisfied. These assumptions restrict his meandering diatribe to exactly that which he claims to loathe--a basic mantra-driven se...
  • Ashley
    Dec 27, 2017
    As a psychologist I often like to read self-help books my clients might read or my students might encounter. Sometimes I use them to drive home points or offer them as resources. I like to see what is out there. This book is actually pretty good at illustrating basic Cognitive Behavior...
  • Joseph
    May 01, 2017
    This was a pretty good book designed to teach how to get out of the particular ruts we put ourselves in by telling ourselves we're not good enough or our problems are too large, etc. Practical for sure, and good to put this on paper and read it sometimes. I think this was a self-pu...
  • Emma Sea
    Apr 15, 2017
    Quite liked this. Straight talking, no bullshit, easy language, and a fast read. Bishop details seven "personal assertions" to live your life by: I am willing I am wired to win I got this I embrace uncertainty I am not my thoughts: I am what I do I am relentless I expect nothi...
  • Natalie Park
    Jan 31, 2018
    The perfect book at the perfect time! ...
  • Edward Lorn
    Mar 05, 2019
    If you struggle to get out of bed in the morning not because you're disabled but because your own thoughts are keeping you down, try this. It won't help everyone, but it helped me. ...
  • Brittany
    Sep 25, 2017
    Not as "offensive" as it tries to make itself out to be. Some good advice but there's a lot of fluff. A lot of the book could be cut and the points would still make sense. Some takeaways I appreciated: - You could change your life overnight if you gave up the notion that other peop...
  • Leah Nadeau
    Jan 15, 2019
    It was okay... Super short read... Not much I'm really taking away from it, but I know of other people who would benefit from it. I mean yea he makes good valid points and everything but they're primitive in the self development world. Also he's pretty repetitive saying the same things...
  • Skyler Autumn
    Mar 24, 2018
    3.5 Stars Should I read into the fact my mom gifted me with this book? Gary John Bishop embraces his Scottish decent in his no nonsense, get your shit together diatribe in the astutely titled self help book UnF*ck Yourself. The book is broken into seven personal assertions th...
  • Matt
    Nov 19, 2017
    It's hard to leave a negative review of this book without falling into one of the many traps we find ourselves falling into as human beings or, as the author puts it, the ways we fu*k ourselves. Fortunately, I don't have to. As a tool for turning one's life around, it could possibly be...
  • Cindy
    Aug 31, 2017
    I quite like this book. It's a different approach and a kick in the butt to get you out of a rut. One of the most important bits to take away is that we are not our thoughts but we are what we do. Bishop insists that we need to act, even if we don't feel like it. When we choose not to ...
  • Spencer Borup
    Dec 22, 2017
    **EDIT** I'm bumping this down from two stars to one, because a paragraph that infuriated me just popped back into my head: toward the end, the author, Gary John Bishop, actually says that medication isn't helpful and is just a crutch, and that if you're depressed then you need to just...
  • Darwin8u
    Apr 14, 2019
    "This is a conversational slap from the universe to wake you up to your true potential, to unfuck yourself, and get spectacularly into your life." - Gary John Bishop, Unfu*k Yourself Gary John Bishop has written a short, interesting, and rather novel self-help book. Well, the t...
  • Liza Fireman
    May 13, 2018
    I'm not a huge fan of self help kind of books, and most of the time also not a fan of books where the author seems to be shouting at the readers. This book really annoyed me at the beginning, but then it got to me. And I think that was something that I needed a reminder of lately. T...
  • Mykolas
    Aug 28, 2018
    I'm not a huge fan of self help books, simply because I've got a pretty good life going that I'm happy about, but more importantly I don't believe there is a book that will change your life for the better, it's actually entirely up to you. But I've recently read "Vertical Mind" (ran...
  • Fernando Gros
    Sep 27, 2017
    Despite an eye-catching title and the promise of edgy, life-changing advice, this little self-help book really doesn't deliver. Recycled ideas we've heard before, like imagine the life you want the set steps to get there, or lower your expectations to live happily in the moment aren't ...
  • Michael
    Aug 01, 2017
    I listened to this on Audible, where Gary John Bishop's Scottish accent adds priceless enthusiasm and flavor to the material. The material for that matter, is nothing new, just basic self-empowerment tenants. But something about having basic tenants spoken to you in an aggressive Sc...
  • Marvin Franke
    Jan 21, 2018
    You've heard all these ideas before in different forms. That is possibly true for the majority of the books that promise to improve your life. However, from time to time there is a book that strikes exactly the right tone, finds exactly the right words for you, so it has a real impact ...
  • Bibliovoracious
    Jun 09, 2019
    I'm not into shouty boot strap boosterism. As though, if you say something louder, with swear words, it's more inspiring. A shallow dabble in well-known (other people's) success strategies- completely forgettable. Luckily, it's only the length of a pamphlet. ...
  • Neffertiti Lee
    Apr 22, 2017
    Read it with book club. It was a basic self-help book. The message was straightforward and did not have any deep or meaningful insights. While it was warm and fuzzy it did not provide any life or mind altering ideas that were impactful. I was not excited to finish it at all. ...
  • Shabnamroya
    Mar 17, 2019
    So many said this book reminds you all the things that you already know. I want to say it is true, despite I hate repeated things and advises, this book helped me with it's tough love and frank language. It showed me the truth that I have always known but tried to neglect. I really rec...
  • Catherine
    Jan 20, 2019
    Not the worst self-help book I?ve read, but not the most memorable either. I do have to say though that Gary John Bishop was very motivating ? I liked the 7 personal assertions he broke each chapter down by: 1. I am willing 2. I am wired to win 3. I got this 4. I embrace unc...
  • Rodney C.
    Feb 02, 2018
    Bishop offers nothing new in this book. I'd heard all of it before. Maybe it's the fact that mine was the audio book and he's Scottish. Maybe it's the title. Maybe it's his use of expletives within the book. Not sure. But it gave me just the kick in the groin I needed to put common...
  • ScienceOfSuccess
    Nov 24, 2017
    Gary's book is short and simple. If you are looking for a change in your life, you will love it! Check my animated review here: >> bit.ly/UnfkYourself << ...
  • Amy Bruestle
    Jan 24, 2019
    I listened to this in audiobook form. I didn?t finish it because I knew most of the contents already. The information provided, and the way the narrator explains the text, is just right! I like the ?REAL? approach that the author takes. This is probably the most honest, down-to-e...
  • Sasha
    Mar 13, 2019
    It was a bit too repetitive for me. It was good at the beginning to be honest but then after repeating the same things over and over again I lost interest. I still listened to the end but yep ...