There are numerous books out there that will claim to change your life - from self-help to multi-step programs. But the jury is still out on how helpful such schemes truly are. That is not to say personal change cannot be inspired by someone else’s story, however. A story is a powerful thing. Words can be both a weapon and an elixir. Or, as Albus Dumbledore would say, “Words are, in my not so humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic, capable of both inflicting injury and remedying it.” If ever there was a book capable of changing one's life, of bringing about healing and understanding of ourselves as humans, it is this - You’re a Miracle (And a Pain in the Ass), by author, podcaster, and overall fantastic human Mike McHargue, also known as “Science Mike”.
“This is a dangerous book,” Mike warns his readers in the author’s note. It’s true, parts of this book could be tough to read, even triggering. The author writes about his “experiences with trauma and…
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