The B!tch is back... and she's brought The Grit Doctor along for the ride.
What's in your handbag? To-do lists scrawled on the back of receipts? An unpaid bill? Half a chocolate bar, covered in fluff? Is your handbag a metaphor for the rest of your life? Has becoming a capable, poised grown-up turned out to be more complicated than you imagined?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, and if you're tired of the crappy stuff in life grinding you down, then it's time to stop whining and Get Your Sh!t Together.
With this funny, frank, and tough-talking guide, Ruth Field and The Grit Doctor will help you:
She taught you how to run; now she's going to teach you how to run your life!
©2013 Ruth Field (P)2013 Audible Ltd
"Amusingly vicious... excellent advice all round." (Emma Thompson on Run Fat B!tch Run)
"Refreshingly free of new-age jargon and psychoanalysis. It's about determination and the pursuit of the 'happy effect.'" (Herald Sun)
"If you're stuck in an exercise rut, this book will give you a rather rude kick up the backside... it certainly shamed us into lacing up our Nikes!" (Closer)
"Ruth is an inspiring running-buddy... By the time I unpack my summer wardrobe, I'm sure my inner Grit Doctor will be my best friend." (Flic Everett Daily Express)
"A witty, no-nonsense read, it had us dusting off our trainers within seconds. Trust us when we say you'll be up and running in no time at all." (Grazia)
I like audiobooks with a British accent
I would, it is a quite enjoyable book, she says things we all know but that are nice to be remembered of.
It's a book you can read many times.
I don't agree with everything she says, but most I do.
Yes I would, she's nice to be listened to.
Yes, she does read the book putting all her heart into it.
I don't think so.
Now Southend on sea
I absolutely loved this one and I will be fighting over the next one to.
Very motivating... I feel the changes in myself already...
This book i will be listening to over and over again
Fantastic book, read brilliantly , lots of great information but fed to the listener with humour . Really made me take action and stop thinking I couldn't get stuff done
I really enjoyed this!
In the first hour of me listening I realised I'd put on my trainers and walked 4 miles - still listening.
(And it's not even Run Fat B*tch Run! Haha)
Which I am actually JUST about to buy!
I came home and cleaned a shelf!! - two actually! ;)
I like the idea of it all, I like Ruth's gritty attitude, (she always has a great reading voice, almost hypnotic at times) - it's given me a big kick up the bum this week!
THANK YOU Ruth.
After I hurled it out of the window about 15 minutes in, I then continued listening to her, and went back to clean the window.
She will work you to exhaustion!
This book is great for getting you going, good for lazy people in need of a push, potentially dangerous for high achieving a type personalities who are too hard on themselves as it is.
Aka good to give me that extra push, but I won't be recommending it to my stressed-up-to-her-eyeballs sister.
"Just the kick in the butt I needed!"
This is not a book that cushions the corners, so if that is what you want look elsewhere! Straight to the point, no excuses manifesto and rallying call! I listen when ever I need a booster shot of gumption.
"Not the book for me."
I would not. In fact, I wish I had known that her first book was called "Run, Fat Bitch, Run," because I would not have bought this book in the first place. I just think Field's message is fundamentally one I disagree with.
Actually, I kind of enjoyed her performance.
Frustration. I felt like she went over such obvious topics like "don't watch so much TV" and "obsessing over the lives of celebrities is useless."
If you are a chronically disorganized person who has very little self-discipline, this book might be helpful. If I was to sum up the book entirely, it would be "how to play Alec Baldwin's talk from Glengarry Glen Ross in your head constantly."
Coffee is for closers. We know that.
At the end of the day, I think she was trying to solve a problem that I just don't have.
I have my own slew of "absentminded professor" problems, but being obsessed with X Factor or which celebrities have botox is just not my issue.
If you're in need of a good kick in the you know what to get you motivated. This is it! Don't wait another day to get your life together!
This is an edgy self help books, categorized incorrectly (in my opinion). It is repetitive, and I had a hard time finishing it.
"Wow! A great straight to the point reading."
I really enjoyed the choice of words within this book. I am excited to read more from her and inspired to GET MY SHIT TOGETHER!
Really well presented with some wonderful ideas. I loved listening to this book! Very good.
"Damn Gritty Dr indeed"
Incredible woman and speaker - loved the shit out of this book. Action based book - it will have you working! Merci
makes life simpler. Great boom to get you moving and feeling happier. I loved it
"Not a typical cliche self help book"
There are quite a few new ideas I here and the way they are delivered is really entertaining and helpful!
"LOVE LOVE LOVE!"
The Grit Doctor's Voice! How she came alive through words and allowed me to put action behind my laziness!
The clean out your cupboards portion. Didn't realize how much that would help in everyday life!
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