Is this a self-help book?
Yes. And no.
It’s a slice of self-help, with a whole lotta stories about life and how damn hard and tiring and yet amazing it can be. The first 60 pages are the problem, cause and solution to the thesis that, YOU CAN’T HAVE IT ALL – but, you can have a slice. The first few chapters are a mini-guide to help you find your own slice of happiness. I offer a simple way to find focus on one thing that you feel passionate about; one thing that will help you feel like the person you were before babies, marriages and mortgages. The rest of the book (THE SLICES) are about the eight slices that make up our day-to-day thoughts, frustration and joys that fill our lives. They are the stories that unfold while you are taking the wild ride of raising a family, searching for a career, and wondering if you’ll ever stop using a high ponytail as your “going out” hair. Pick any chapter that appeals to you, you don’t need to read them in order.