You Do You: How to Be Who You Are and Use What You've Got to Get What You Want

You Do You: How to Be Who You Are and Use What You've Got to Get What You Want

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From the New York Times bestselling author of The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck and Get Your Sh*t Together comes more straight talk about how to stand up for who you are and what you really want, need, and deserve--showing when it's okay to be selfish, why it's pointless to be perfect, and how to be "difficult."


Being yourself should be easy, yet too many of us struggle to live on other people's terms instead of our own. Rather than feeling large and in charge, we feel little and belittled.


Sound familiar? Bestselling "anti-guru" Sarah Knight has three simple words for you:

YOU DO YOU.


It's time to start putting your happiness first--and stop letting other people tell you what to do, how to do it, or why it can't be done. And don't panic! You can do it without losing friends and alienating people. Knight delivers her trademark no-bullsh*t advice about:


The Tyranny of "Just Because"
The social contract and how to amend it
Turning "flaws" into strengths--aka "mental redecorating"
Why it's not your job to be nice
Letting your freak flag fly
How to take risks, silence the doubters, and prove the haters wrong

Praise for Sarah Knight

"Genius." --Cosmopolitan

"Self-help to swear by." --Boston Globe

"Hilarious... truly practical." --Booklist

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Title:You Do You: How to Be Who You Are and Use What You've Got to Get What You Want
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  • Laura Rash

    As always, Sarah Knight gives realistic advice with a grand sense of fucking humor! I always walk away from reading her books with my head held a little higher & my middle finger ready to extend to th...

  • Katie_ladyyy

    Eh this felt to me like a long winded stand-up comedy routine that continually referenced points made in her two previous books but in between all that she did make some insightful points about “let...

  • Jenb16

    I typically like reading a motivational self-help book in January. I just found this soooo basic. There was absolutely nothing new that the title of the cover doesn’t cover. Very mehhhhhhh. ...

  • Christina

    I'm a big fan of Sarah Knight's books. Well, I'm actually just a big fan of Sarah Knight. I love her TED talk, her tweets, her writing style, her sense of humor, and her newsletters. So when I saw tha...

  • Aims McCabe

    **I received a copy of this book from Little Brown and Company for review**Part “Return of the Jedi”, part “Return of the King”, this book nicely rounds out her “No Fucks Given” trilogy in...

  • Rebecca Viner

    I’ve just finished reading You Do You (Sarah’s third book) and LOVED it as much as the others. It was just the reminder I needed and was such a true reflection of today’s society and the reality...

  • Kylie ward

    3.5 stars this book was a good read. I liked most of the advice in this book. Sometime I found the humour miss placed and I didn’t find some parts particularly helpful. I still would recommend this ...

  • Castle Spooktacular

    FANTASTIC!. Constantly on a quest to being the most authentic and best version of myself. The author really gets it and is SUPER FUNNY! ...

  • KABUDI

    This book definitely deserves a 4 ⭐. If 2018 is your year of AUTHENTICITY AND SELF-ACCEPTANCE, this is the book to read. Without a doubt, Sarah Knight authentically shares the best life lessons of y...

  • Anthe

    There were quite a bit too many plugs for her other books in this one for my taste - but Life-changing Magic of Not Giving a Fuck was 99 cents so I'mma still read it....