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A deliberately messy book, written for a messy, anxious world

A look at how modern life feeds our anxiety, and how to live a better life

28 June 2021 - 18:58 By Mila de Villiers

“I am trying to write about the messiness of the world and the messiness of minds by writing a deliberately messy book,” British author Matt Haig asserts in Notes on a Nervous Planet. The follow-up to Haig’s memoir, Reasons to Stay Alive, can be read as a diatribe against social media, consumerism and technology in as much as it is a monograph on mindfulness. (Minus the schmaltz and alternative method quests to remain compos mentis in the 21st century.) ..

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