Crappy homes, lame love lives, getting passed over for a great job (again)not what we expected for our adulthoods. Americans tell their children you can become anything! But let's face itmost of us can't.
Sure, some of our peers go on to become astronauts or billionaires. But most of us don't. In Average Is the New Awesome, Samantha Matt offers encouragement to us regular humans. Full of hilarious stories and insightful advice, this is a manifesto for ordinary awesomenessfor the beauty that can be found when we acknowledge that good enough really is good enough, and that greatness is ours to define.
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Table of Contents
Introduction: Help Me, I'm Average xi
Chapter 1 Average Doesn't Mean Unsuccessful
…and other thoughts about being mediocre at work and money 1
Chapter 2 In Praise of Subpar Social Lives
…and other thoughts about fair-weather friendships and sporadic get-togethers 43
Chapter 3 No One Is Judging Your Average Body-Except You
…and other thoughts about striving for healthy happy mediums 97
Chapter 4 Our Love Lives Are Pretty Unexceptional Compared to the Movies
…and other thoughts about ordinary relationships and good-enough love 125
Chapter 5 Is Everyone More Impressive Than You on Social Media?
…and other thoughts about overachievers Pinterest-perfect lives 175
Chapter 6 Why Does It Feel Like We've Accomplished Nothing When We Have?
…and other thoughts about life on the hump of the bell curve
Conclusion it's Okay to Do It Your Way 207