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f**k it in the media

Here's some of what the press have to say about F**k It:

John combines Wayne Hemingway's style with Eddie Izzard's flights of surrealism.

THE GUARDIAN

John combines Wayne Hemingway's style with Eddie Izzard's flights of surrealism.

THE GUARDIAN

F**k it. I was practising the words. They rolled around my head. We need to say 'f**k it' when we're out of synch with the natural world, it helps us go with the flow.

THE OBSERVER

A blend of gentle, non-religious spiritualism, common sense and humour.

PSYCHOLOGIES

This year, dare to say F**k It… I did it. I relaxed, let go, told the truth, did what made me happy and accepted everyone… I don't feel like a martyr and I had real fun.

RED MAGAZINE

The perfect book to help.

NOW MAGAZINE

A Western take on the Eastern idea of letting go... I've felt stress kicking in, and thought 'F**k It!'. There is real freedom in that.

THE LONDON PAPER

Famous F**k It in the media

We've chosen a small selection here of all the pieces about F**k It from around the world. And we've focused on articles that talk about F**k It Retreats too.

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    The Independent reviews the F**k It Let Go seminar

    Followers of the bestselling author John C. Parkin swear by his philosophy that the secret to liberation from the cares of this world is a two-word curse. But would Nick Duerden be convinced?
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    Sunday Life asks John about dropping the F-Bomb

    Catherine Rodie from Australian magazine Sunday Life discovers that it might be time to break loose with a few profanities.
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    Marie Claire Takes Our F**k It Urban Retreat

    The journalist Tracy Ramsden came to our F**k It Urban Retreat in London this summer and has written a great 4-page article about why F**k It is so powerful in these difficult times.
    Read it » if you're new to all this and want a great introduction to our philosophy.

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    F**k It Therapy and John
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    There's a long feature and interview with John about the new book F**k It Therapy in Kindred Spirit, written by Claire Gillman. It's a great read »

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    Herald Woman: Feeling Stressed? Just Say F** It

    The Glasgow Herald and Times' Susan Swarbrick tries F**k It Therapy and recommends giving it a whirl.

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    Grazia: Feeling Stressed? Just Say F** It

    Have a relaxed read of this great piece about F**k It Retreats and the new book F**k It Therapy in this week's Grazia. We even got a mention on the cover.

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    The Times article: The Man Who said F** It

    This was the first article about F**k It in the serious press: a double-page spread in The Times, published in 2007, before the F**k It books came out. John here is in a yoga pose giving the finger (to yogis). This article got F**k It on its path to fame.

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    The Observer and Guardian articles

    Soon, journalists were asking to come to sample a F**k It Retreat. Ian Belcher from The Guardian, and Lucy Gillmore from The Observer were great people, and wrote great articles about their experiences.

    Read the Guardian article »Read the Observer article »

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    London's Metro newspaper sent Sophie Robehmed for a week, who warned us about that they'd probably want a peculiar angle on the F**k It weeks, but then wrote this lovely piece

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    And Ryanair had delivered most of the guests on F**k It weeks to Italy - now their magazine sent a journalist to find out what all the fuss was about.

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    The spiritual magazine Kindred Spirit also wanted to find out what everyone at the Mind Body Spirit fairs was talking about, so they sent Claire Gillman. She loved the week (as you'll read) and we loved her. She is now a close friend.

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    Psychologies caught us on a rare appearance in the UK, doing a F**k It Retreat in the countryside.

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    And we also became mates with Katy Evans, the editor of the great Soul and Spirit magazine after she'd been for an enlightening F**k It Retreat.

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    Then this superb American magazine, Superconscious, did a long interview with John about F**k It, where he talks about the time when he was sobbing on the tube.

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  • And lastly, if you fancy a laugh, see what Graham Norton had to say about F**k It on his TV show -

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