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How to Worry Less About Money

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John Armstrong looks at our relationship with money, for most of us it’s too little, for a few it’s too much – but how much is enough, how do we relate to money, the spending and saving of it, can we do harm or good with our money, are we really grown-up with money matters?

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How to Worry Less About Money by John Armstrong, School of Life

Our relationship with money is one that lasts a lifetime. It can be as important as family life, as competitive as work, and as exciting and secretive as love. Yet books about money tend to take one of two routes: a) how to get more, or b) how to deal with less. This book turns these questions upside down, and looks not at money itself, but at the way we view it. How does money drive us? How does it frighten us? And how can it help us make sense of who we are? Money is too important a part of life for us not to worry about, but by approaching it differently, we can change the way we perceive its worth. With surprising and enlightening new insights, How to Worry Less About Money will help you realise what material wealth really means.

About the Author

John Armstrong was until recently Philosopher in Residence at the Melbourne Business School and is Senior Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor of Melbourne University. He is the author of several internationally acclaimed books on art, aesthetics and philosophy, the latest of which, In Search of Civilization, was published in 2009.

The School of Life is a London-based enterprise that is dedicated to the most useful ideas relevant to the dilemmas of everyday life. We consider questions like: How can we fulfil our potential? Can work be inspiring? Why does community matter? Can relationships last a lifetime? We don't have all the answers, but we will direct you towards a variety of useful ideas from philosophy to literature, psychology to the visual arts that are guaranteed to stimulate, provoke, nourish and console.

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Publication date

10th May 2012

Author

John Armstrong, School of Life

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Publisher

Macmillan an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Format

Paperback
160 pages
Interest Age: From 18 years

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ISBN

9781447202295

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