Carpe Diem

Seizing the Day in a Distracted World
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (7.95 hours)
Product Number: Z100137427
Released: Feb 22, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781469066554
Narrator/s: Walter Dixon
Publisher: Gildan Media, Inc
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We've all heard the saying "seize the day." But what does it really mean—and how can we use it to jumpstart our lives? In the age of distraction, carpe diem is more essential than ever, and yet many of us simply don't employ it in our lives. In this thought-provoking and empowering audiobook, cultural writer Roman Krznaric unpacks the history, philosophy, and modern-day applications of "seizing the day" and delivers a rousing call to action for anyone who wants to improve their lives—or our world. Carpe Diem is a far-ranging audio, drawing on everything from the neuropsychology of regret to the anthropology of play, from medieval carnival rites to religious conceptions of the afterlife and early Japanese cinema. Offering food for thought as well as inspiring takeaways, the book examines not just the contributions of great thinkers throughout history, but also reveals insights from the lives of great seize-the-day practitioners including nightclub dancers, war photographers, bored housewives, and committed revolutionaries—offering a wide range of solutions to the daunting challenge of leading a meaningful life.

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Author(s): Roman Krznaric
Genre: Self Help
Original Publish Date: Jun 01, 2017

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Author(s): Roman Krznaric
Genre: Self Help
Product Number EB00682307
Released: May 23, 2017
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: TarcherPerigee
ISBN: #9781101983140

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