Your Life Isn't for You: A Selfish Person's Guide to Being Selfless

Version: Unabridged
Author: Seth Adam Smith
Narrator: Author
Genres: Biography & Memoir, Self Development, Marriage & Family
Publisher: Gildan Media
Published In: August 2015
# of Units: 2 CDs
Length: 2 hours
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In this audiobook, Seth Adam Smith expands on the philosophy behind his extraordinary popular blog post "Marriage Isn't for You" - which received over 30 million hits and has been translated into over twenty languages - and shares how living for others can enrich every aspect of your life, just as it has his.
With a mix of humor, candor, and compassion, he reveals how, years before his marriage, his self-obsession led to a downward spiral of addiction and depression, culminating in a suicide attempt at the age of twenty.
Reflecting on the love and support he experienced in the aftermath, as well as on the lessons he learned from a difficult missionary stint in Russia, his time as a youth leader in the Arizona desert, his marriage, and even a story his father read to him as a child, he shares his deep conviction that the only way you can find your life is to give it away to others.

Author Details

Author Details

Smith, Seth Adam

Seth Adam Smith is an internationally acclaimed Alaskan-born writer. In 2013, his blog post 'Marriage Isn't for You'; received over thirty million hits and was translated into over twenty languages. A survivor of a suicide attempt in 2006, Seth has learned that true healing comes from focusing on others and sharing the northern lights of life. He frequently writes about these topics on his website.