Yes Please

Amy Poehler



The New York Times number one bestseller from the Saturday Night Live and Parks and Recreation star.

In Amy Poehler's highly anticipated memoir, Yes Please, she offers up a big juicy stew of personal stories, funny bits on sex and love and friendship and parenthood and real life advice (some useful, some not so much).

Powered by Amy's charming and hilarious, biting yet wise voice, Yes Please is a book full of words to live by.

What will you learn from this book

  1. Empowerment and Self-Acceptance: Poehler encourages readers to embrace their authenticity, quirks, and imperfections, promoting self-acceptance and empowerment.

  2. Humor as Coping Mechanism: Throughout the book, Poehler uses humor as a coping mechanism to navigate life's challenges and setbacks, highlighting the power of laughter to heal and uplift.

  3. Work Ethic and Perseverance: Poehler emphasizes the importance of hard work, determination, and resilience in pursuing one's goals and achieving success, drawing from her own experiences in the entertainment industry.

  4. Friendship and Collaboration: The memoir celebrates the value of friendship and collaboration, highlighting Poehler's close relationships with fellow comedians and collaborators such as Tina Fey and Seth Meyers.

  5. Parenting and Motherhood: Poehler reflects on her experiences as a mother and the joys and challenges of parenting, offering humorous anecdotes and heartfelt advice to fellow parents.

  6. Feminism and Gender Equality: Poehler is outspoken about her commitment to feminism and gender equality, advocating for women's rights and empowerment both on and off the screen.

  7. Creative Process: The book offers insights into Poehler's creative process as an actress, writer, and comedian, discussing the challenges and rewards of bringing characters to life and crafting comedic material.

  8. Balancing Act: Poehler candidly discusses the struggles of balancing her career with her personal life, including the juggling act of managing work commitments while prioritizing time for self-care and family.

  9. Gratitude and Mindfulness: Poehler emphasizes the importance of gratitude and mindfulness in cultivating happiness and fulfillment, encouraging readers to appreciate life's blessings and live in the present moment.

  10. Life Lessons: "Yes Please" is filled with life lessons and wisdom gleaned from Poehler's experiences, offering readers practical advice, heartfelt encouragement, and plenty of laughs along the way.

Language English
ISBN-13 9781447283317
No of pages 288
Font Size Medium
Book Publisher Picador
Published Date 06 Nov 2014

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Author : Amy Poehler


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