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Let's talk about hard things / Anna Sale.

Sale, Anna, (author.).

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  • 3 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501190247
  • ISBN: 1501190245
  • Physical Description: ix, 288 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Simon & Schuster, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical notes/references (pages 263-278) and index (pages 279-288).
Summary, etc.:
Anna Sale wants you to have that conversation. You know the one. The one that you’ve been avoiding or putting off, maybe for years. The one that you’ve thought “they’ll never understand” or “do I really want to bring that up?” or “it’s not going to go well, so why even try?” Sale is the founder and host of WNYC’s popular, award-winning podcast Death, Sex, & Money, or as the New York Times dubbed her, “a therapist at happy hour.” She and her guests have direct and thought-provoking conversations, discussing topics that most of us are too squeamish, polite, or nervous to bring up. But Sale argues that we all experience these hard things, and by not talking to one another, we cut ourselves off, leading us to feel isolated and disconnected from the people who can help us most. In Let’s Talk About Hard Things, Sale uses the best of what she’s learned from her podcast to reveal that when we have the courage to talk about hard things, we learn about ourselves, others, and the world that we make together. Diving into five of the most fraught conversation topics—death, sex, money, family, and identity—she moves between memoir, fascinating snapshots of a variety of Americans opening up about their lives, and expert opinions to show why having tough conversations is important and how to do them in a thoughtful and generous way. She uncovers that listening may be the most important part of a tough conversation, that the end goal should be understanding without the pressure of reconciliation, and that there are some things that words can’t fix (and why that’s actually okay). Touching, personal, and inspiring, Let's Talk About Hard Things is a profound meditation on why communication can connect us instead of divide us and how we can all do it better.
Target Audience Note:
General Adult. Baker & Taylor.
Subject: Interpersonal communication.
Self-help techniques.
PSYCHOLOGY / Interpersonal Relations.
SELF-HELP / Communication & Social Skills.
Genre: Autobiographies.
Self-help publications.
Informational works.

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