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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

by Jordan B. Peterson


Chaos is a normal part of life. Although it cannot be avoided, it can be managed. This idea is the premise of 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos. The habits we have summarized from this book will help you gain a better understanding of your life as it currently is, so you can take steps to achieve what you desire.

About the Author

Jordan B. Peterson is a Canadian, clinical psychologist, self-help writer, cultural critic, and professor of psychology at the University of Toronto. His main areas of study are in abnormal, social, and personality psychology, with a particular interest in the psychology of religious and ideological belief, and the assessment and improvement of personality and performance.

Great ideas from this book


1. Take care of yourself so you can face the world head-on.


2. Be responsible for yourself.

3. Surround yourself with the right people.


4. Take steps to improve your life.


5. Raise your children well.


6. Clean your life up.

7. Use your time wisely.


8. Stop lying.


9. Have conversations with mutual exploration.


10. Define things precisely and clearly.


11. Remove resentment from your interpersonal relationships.


12. Manage your suffering.