of one's life

of (one's) life

Used to indicate something that has an extreme impact on one's life, for good or ill. These underdogs are in the fight of their lives to defy expectations and go home with the championship! This has been, without a doubt, the worst vacation of my life. I was fortunate enough to have found the love of my life in high school.
See also: life, of

of one's life

Being the greatest, worst, or best occasion of a lifetime, as in She was having the time of her life at the party, or The threatened takeover of the company put the president in the fight of his life.
See also: life, of
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Engaging readers by using a simple basis which teaches how to stop sabotaging ones-self, minimize the negative effects of things which have gone wrong, discovery of reasonable and practical philosophy for living, finding what the difference between transitory and real happiness, rediscovering the things which make on really happy, taking charge of one's life, and changing the surrounding world, Your Life Manual is an advanced "how to" manual offering an insightful understanding of life and its true pursuit.
A self-help guide that does not talk down to the reader, Radical Happiness is a guide filled with solid advice for improving self-acceptance and learning to make the most of one's life.