Washington— May16, 2011, This is an inspiring read for Mental Health Month, The book of (Even More) Awesome! by Neil Pasricha (Penguin, 9781101514221). The author goes to work at a 9 to 5 job, lives in the suburbs, and thinks up awesome things to celebrate.
Getting the popcorn kernel out of your teeth when it’s been bothering you- Awesome!
Your comfortable bed with the covers you like- Awesome!
Babies falling asleep on you, weeds coming up with their roots, gas pumps ending on a round number, these are awesome things.
Neil Pasricha brings everyday joy to life with his unassailable attitude to the small pleasures of the world around us.
The writing is simple and straightforward. The stories are straight out of everyday life. The happy in the universe attitude seems to really work. Every page will make you smile. Neil Pasricha offers readers his gift of good vibes.
Pasricha has been writing a blog on 1000 Awesome Things, which became a book and has now become a second book.
It is a good gift. It is a good read. It is a small pleasure and it will make you smile.
Appreciate! Celebrate! Enjoy!
Neil Pasricha works an office job in the suburbs, eats frozen burritos for dinner, and needs to go to the gym more. He’s just a regular guy who loves finding money in his pocket, sleeping on the cool side of the pillow, and peeling an orange in one shot.
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