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C'est La Vie

The French Art of Letting Go

By Fabrice Midal

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Forget everything you know about meditation and discover how to let go and find breathing room in this ever-hectic world.

THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER

'The book's motto - give yourself a break! - is perhaps the most radical resolution of the year' Elle

It's time to give yourself a break!

You've been bossing yourself around for too long. Where has it gotten you? Maybe it's time you follow the example of the French and let it go. Allow yourself to be angry, be tired, be silly, be passionate - to give yourself a break, and just simply be.

Fabrice Midal offers us a new solution to the perennial problem of our too-much, too-fast modern life. It's OK, he urges us, to say no. It's fine to quit the things that don't fulfill you. It's necessary, in fact, to give yourself a break and say, simply, c'est la vie.

'All the talk of Paris' Evening Standard

'A roadmap for avoiding the perils of perfectionism' Get the Gloss

'Powerful, yet playful, challenging and at the same time comforting . . . it can transform the way you look at your life' Tal Ben-Shahar, New York Times bestselling author

Biographical Notes

Fabrice Midal has a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Paris. The founder of The Western School of Meditation and author of several bestsellers, he is one of the world's leading teachers of meditation, and he travels around the globe giving conferences on the topic.

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  • ISBN: 9781409175896
  • Publication date: 28 Dec 2017
  • Page count: 224
  • Imprint: Seven Dials
All the talk of Paris. — Katie Law, EVENING STANDARD
A joyful plea. — ELLE
A roadmap for avoiding the perils of perfectionism. — Ayesha Muttucumaru, GET THE GLOSS
If you're looking to take a load off mentally, this book provides an action plan for doing so — Get The Gloss
Fabrice Midal's book is powerful, yet playful, challenging and at the same time comforting. It can transform the way you look at your life as a whole, and the way you live this moment. — Tal Ben-Shaha, New York Times bestselling author
A joyful plea, a call to reaffirm our inner-freedom in spite of other demands. It's a plea that runs against modern society's harshness and the tyranny of perfectionism. The book's motto - give yourself a break! - is perhaps the most radical resolution of the year — Elle
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