The Owner's Manual to Life

Simple Strategies to Worry Less and Enjoy Life More

Michael Zajaczkowski author


Publisher:Health Communications

Published:9th Nov '23


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In this instant classic self-help guide, author Michael Z. gives us all the "missing life" manual we need to live happier, less stressful lives.

This inspirational guide provides you with 100 practical, often lighthearted, and immediately useful tips, strategies, and techniques to help you reduce stress and anxiety, and to discover the sense of peace and happiness you’ve been looking for. You’ll learn how to:

  • Trust yourself and live life more confidently
  • Deal with feelings of resentment or anger toward others
  • Set healthy boundaries around family members and in relationships
  • Find the opportunities in unexpected setbacks
  • Deal with difficult people
  • Listen to your inner voice and make choices that are right for you
  • Find the joy in the little things in life and live with more gratitude and serenity

Using Michael Z’s gentle suggestions will help you live more gracefully, more mindfully, and with an increased awareness of and appreciation for the joy that is available to you whenever you slow down to see it. Life truly is rich and full of wondrous presents, and, as one of the included sayings reminds us, it’s up to us to untie the ribbons of these gifts each day. Having this inspiring book with you as you go through life’s journey will help smooth out the bumps in the road you encounter, turning the peaks and valleys you may experience now into gentle rolling hills. You can live a kinder and gentler life, and this kind and meaningful book shows you how.

“In The Owner’s Manual to Life, Michael Zajaczkowski has compiled 100 of the most important life lessons, and in his unique way makes them accessible and exciting for everyone. This book will truly make you worry less and enjoy life more!”

—Brian Tracy, author/speaker/consultant
“I've been a mega-fan of Michael Z’s for years now, and his latest manuscript does not disappoint. A delicious blend of insightful, practical, and most of all, gentle suggestions for handling life more gracefully. This meaningful book will leave a lasting impact, and I suspect you’ll return to it again and again for its wisdom, compassion, and for its useful lessons. I highly recommend you keep it close for regular doses of inspiration.”

—Katherine Woodward Thomas,New York Times bestselling author of Calling in “The One:” 7 Weeks to Attract the Love of Your Life

“Simple and clear, heartfelt and incisive, The Owner's Manual to Life, is the guidebook we all should have read when we were growing up. Michael Zajaczkowski has pulled together some of the best thoughts around navigating the complexities of life. Read it through once and then read it daily.”

Jerry Colonna, author of Reboot: Leadership and the Art of Growing Up and Reunion: Leadership and the Longing to Belong
“Michael Z’s message is rooted in gratitude and curiosity, reminding us that practicing deep acceptance takes attention, reflection, and resilience. He invites readers to reflect through the gracious and tender lens of understanding within their own experience.”

Sharon Salzberg, author of Lovingkindness and Real Life
“Michael Zajaczkowski’s The Owner's Manual to Life is a warm, profound, and delightful read. With wit and wisdom, it more than fills the gaps in our education, offering invaluable guidance for those seeking to live their best life.”

Julie Matheson, MA, RScP, author of Lotus Flower Living: A Journaling Practice for Deep Discovery and Lasting Peace—Untangle Your Mind and Heart Once and for All
“Imagine sitting across from your favorite teacher and asking for their advice on how to live your best life. Their answers—as shared through Michael Zajaczkowski’s stories, lessons, and insights—are in this humorous, delightful, and inspiring collection of essays. The Owner’s Manual to Life is about to become your most dog-eared guidebook.”

—Kathleen Guthrie Woods, creator of 52Nudges and author of The Mother of All Dilemmas


ISBN: 9780757324765

Dimensions: 216mm x 140mm x 20mm

Weight: 340g

304 pages