Charlie is the author of Play It Away: A Workaholic's Cure for Anxiety. He's also the author of Recession-Proof Graduate: How To Land The Job You Want By Doing Free Work, a popular career ebook that’s been read more than 150,000 times. His work has been featured by The New York Times, NPR, CBS, TEDx, and Business Insider.
This book was an easy read.
Even if you aren't depressed or anxious like I was, this is a book that everyone should read at some point in their life (so you might as well just read it now!)
All greatness is rooted in purpose and being willing to play your way in life is an easy way to live your purpose.
The author and I seem to be of identical personality type. I found many of the ideas in the book to be quite helpful. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Brandon Scott Drury
This books has helped me so much. Whether you have had a dramatic experience such as the authors, or only mild symptoms of being a workaholic, this book will help. Read morePublished 17 days ago by jessew674
I am a psychology grad and work as coach and I can say this book is on a pretty high conceptual level! Read morePublished 22 days ago by Till H. Groß
I know that in Charlie's case his workaholicism was the source of his anxiety but, regardless of the source, if you're suffering from anxiety, this book will help you. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jason
Wasn't expecting much as I'm not a fantastic worrier but this book provides practical advice for self-actualizing people who inevitably push themselves too far. Read morePublished 1 month ago by C George
I'm a long-time and committed self-hacker. I'm almost always working on something - even my 'down' time often involves educational books or programs. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Benjamin S. Rubin
This book is a good reminder to not take life so seriously. We all need to play. Lots of helpful tips.Published 1 month ago by Lindsay
Charlie makes a bunch of recommendations that are well-founded. Many of these are choices that I've made for myself and may work well for you too.Published 1 month ago by Sally Lawrence