Life Is a 4-Letter Word
Laughing and Learning Through 40 Life Lessons
by David A. Levy
Pub Date 03 Dec 2019
Laugh and Learn with These Life Lessons
Insights from a veteran psychologist: Dr. David Levy is a media consultant who has appeared on over 70 television and radio broadcasts, from CNN to National Geographic, to provide psychological perspectives on current events. His previous works have been published internationally, many of them becoming bestsellers. In this book, Levy approaches readers on a more personal level but carries the same expertise that he’s shared with viewers and listeners worldwide.
Valuable life lessons: Levy’s book takes a different approach than others in the self-help genre. Rather than being instructional, Levy shares bits of wisdom through telling his own stories. In other words, he offers life lessons without lecturing or preaching. Written in a style that is engaging and humorous, readers will find relatable truths in Levy’s uplifting stories and wise advice.
A journey to wisdom: The path to living a smarter lifestyle is not always smooth. Levy encourages readers to embrace all the feelings his book may bring out as they read his stories, from laughing to wincing, and learning along the way. Discover the power of positive thinking as Levy shares a lifetime journey of personal reflections, growth, and wisdom.
Dive into Dr. David Levy’s latest book, Life Is a 4-Letter Word, and find…• 40 autobiographical essays, each one containing a relatable and applicable life lesson
• A unique source of both humor and inspiration that reassures readers that life is good
• A self-help book for men and women from a published professional in psychology
If books such as You are a Badass, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F—, Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff, and Sometimes You Win—Sometimes You Learn have interested you, then Life Is a 4-Letter Word should be your next read!
“David Levy has nailed what it means to glean all the greatness out of life’s masterful lessons in his new book, Life Is a 4-Letter Word! Laugh along with him, as I did, while drinking in these warm hearted anecdotal stories that will help you keep life in perspective.” —Kristine Carlson, co-author of the Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff books
“Professor David Levy’s book is insightful, profound, funny, and thoroughly original. Meaning in life is everywhere, he reminds us, and whether it changes us profoundly or sails right over our heads, it’s nice to know it’s there.” —Lewis Colick, screenwriter (October Sky and Ghosts of Mississippi)
“David Levy’s warm, funny and wise reflections on his life’s journey offers both comfort and hard-won advice for readers looking to improve their own lives.” —Dennis Palumbo, therapist, screenwriter (My Favorite Year), and author (Daniel Rinaldi Mysteries)
“Levy has masterfully gleaned wisdom of the ages and packed them into bite-sized and thoroughly enjoyable morsels of literary delight.” —Tom Greening, Editor Emeritus of the Journal of Humanistic Psychology
“Dr. Levy's brilliant, touching, and humorous collection of stories showcases his well-honed, multi-faceted skills as a storyteller, educator, and psychologist. Readers will delight at the relatable snapshots of people, relationships, and events and find wonderful treasures of expertly distilled learning points embedded within.” —Judy Ho, clinical and forensic neuropsychologist and author (Stop Self-Sabotage)
“A tour de force of wisdom nestled in a pithy, enjoyable and profound package.” —Louis Cozolino, author (Why Therapy Works and Timeless)
“Meticulously crafted, these engaging, funny, and often moving vignettes perfectly set up the brief but potent shots of distilled wisdom that follow.” —Drew Erhardt, psychologist, co-developer of the Moodnotes and MoodKit apps
“This is a very special book that I predict will find thousands of eager readers. The stories combine David Levy’s wonderful sense of humor with insights and wisdom about life. It is well written and a kick to read!” —David N. Elkins, psychologist and author (The Human Elements of Psychotherapy)
“Life is short. You can either suffer the pitfalls of life’s lessons on your own – or you can learn those lessons by reading Dr. Levy’s sharp-witted and insightful book.” —Marilee Bradford, Producing Director, The Film Music Society
“Chicken soup, with a few dashes of Tabasco, and laced with scintillating humor.” —Eric Shiraev, cultural psychologist, George Mason University