THE ANTI SELF-DEV

Be perfectly less-than-perfect
Humans in modern societies are inherently imperfect—we eat too much, sleep too little, stress too much—the list goes on and on. As individuals realize that there's no shame in not being perfect, so too have the experts. Now, it's all about embracing your imperfections, harnessing your weaknesses and turning them into strengths.
    • A Perfect Mess

    • The Hidden Benefits of Disorder
    • By: Eric Abrahamson, David H. Freedman
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26

    A Perfect Mess overturns the accepted wisdom that tight schedules, organization, neatness, and consistency are the keys to success.....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • The Anti-Martha Stewart

    • By Kaeli on 01-13-08

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Art of Procrastination

    • A Guide to Effective Dawdling, Lollygagging, and Postponing, or, Getting Things Done by Putting Them Off
    • By: John Perry
    • Narrated by: Brian Holsopple
    • Length: 1 hr and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 715
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 622
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 625

    John Perry’s insights and laugh-out-loud humor bring to mind Thurber, Wodehouse, and Harry Frankfurt’s On Bullshit....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Procrastinate on listening to this

    • By Reasonable Reader on 09-19-16
    • A Guide to Effective Dawdling, Lollygagging, and Postponing, or, Getting Things Done by Putting Them Off
    • By: John Perry
    • Narrated by: Brian Holsopple
    • Length: 1 hr and 46 mins
    • Release date: 08-29-12
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 715 ratings

    Regular price: $11.86

    • How to Be Miserable

    • 40 Strategies You Already Use
    • By: Randy J. Paterson PhD
    • Narrated by: Stephen Paul Aulridge Jr.
    • Length: 5 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 663
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 581
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 573

    In How to Be Miserable, psychologist Randy Paterson outlines 40 specific behaviors and habits, which - if followed - are sure to lead to a lifetime of unhappiness....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Delightful Kick In The Rear

    • By R. T. Whitney on 06-13-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Everything Bad Is Good for You

    • By: Steven Johnson
    • Narrated by: Jason Culp
    • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 103
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 94
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 95

    From the author of the New York Times bestseller Mind Wide Open comes a groundbreaking assessment of popular culture as it's never been considered before....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • nice to hear "the rest of the story"

    • By stacey nelson on 03-17-18

    Regular price: $24.50

    • We Learn Nothing

    • Essays
    • By: Tim Kreider
    • Narrated by: Tim Kreider
    • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,672
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,426
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,420

    Tim Kreider turns his funny, brutally honest eye to the dark truths of the human condition, asking big questions about human-sized problems....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very good

    • By jason russo on 06-06-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Curmudgeon's Guide to Getting Ahead

    • Dos and Don'ts of Right Behavior, Tough Thinking, Clear Writing, and Living a Good Life
    • By: Charles Murray
    • Narrated by: Charles Murray
    • Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 613
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 536
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 533

    The Curmudgeon's Guide to Getting Ahead is an invaluable resource for anyone hoping to land the job of their dreams - or get ahead in their career of choice....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Book: From one curmudgeon to another

    • By DaWoolf on 05-22-14

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck

    • How to Stop Spending Time You Don't Have with People You Don't Like Doing Things You Don't Want to Do
    • By: Sarah Knight
    • Narrated by: Sarah Knight
    • Length: 3 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,607
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,421
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,421

    The surprising art of caring less and getting more....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I wanted to like it

    • By G. Dorrough on 02-08-16

    Regular price: $22.80

    • You Are Not So Smart

    • Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, and 46 Other Ways You're Deluding Yourself
    • By: David McRaney
    • Narrated by: Don Hagen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,340
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,922
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,912

    An entertaining illumination of the stupid beliefs that make us feel wise. You believe you are a rational, logical being who sees the world as it really is...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It's official, I'm an idiot

    • By Christopher on 07-04-12
    • Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, and 46 Other Ways You're Deluding Yourself
    • By: David McRaney
    • Narrated by: Don Hagen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Release date: 12-09-11
    • 4 out of 5 stars 3,340 ratings

    Regular price: $24.49

    • You Are Now Less Dumb

    • How to Conquer Mob Mentality, How to Buy Happiness, and All the Other Ways to Outsmart Yourself
    • By: David McRaney
    • Narrated by: Don Hagen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,366
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,213
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,210

    You Are Now Less Dumb is grounded in the idea that we all believe ourselves to be objective observers of reality - except we’re not. But that's okay, because our delusions keep us sane....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • You really will be less dumb!

    • By Kim Drnec on 08-01-14
    • How to Conquer Mob Mentality, How to Buy Happiness, and All the Other Ways to Outsmart Yourself
    • By: David McRaney
    • Narrated by: Don Hagen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Release date: 07-30-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,366 ratings

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

    • A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life
    • By: Mark Manson
    • Narrated by: Roger Wayne
    • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101,902
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89,370
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88,874

    In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be positive all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A book for 20-somethings, but not me

    • By Bonny on 09-22-16

    Regular price: $23.95

    • Models

    • Attract Women Through Honesty
    • By: Mark Manson
    • Narrated by: Austin Rising
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,378
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,900
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,862

    Models is the first book ever written on seduction as an emotional process rather than a logical one, a process of connecting with women rather than impressing them....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Narration has been updated - it’s great!

    • By Carrie Beals on 08-03-18
    • Attract Women Through Honesty
    • By: Mark Manson
    • Narrated by: Austin Rising
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Release date: 12-30-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 3,378 ratings

    Regular price: $17.99

    • A Brief History of Vice

    • How Bad Behavior Built Civilization
    • By: Robert Evans
    • Narrated by: Tristan Morris
    • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 397
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 363
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 360

    Cracked editor Robert Evans brings his signature dogged research and lively insight to uncover the many and magnificent ways vice has influenced history....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Funny and somewhat informative

    • By Neuron on 08-20-16

    Regular price: $24.50