John C. Parkin is an English bestselling author of the F**k It series of books: teachings on how to transform your life. He and his wife, Gaia Pollini, founded The Hill That Breathes retreat center in Italy.
Stop making food such a big thing. If you’ve lost your job and your girlfriend’s dumped you, then have a frickin’ chocolate bar. In fact, get a cab down to the nearest candy factory and do the tour where you can scoop up fistfuls and stuff them into your mouth. You’ll feel better.