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You End Up Where You're Heading: The Hidden Danger of Living a Safe Life

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You settled for the first job that came along, the okay apartment, and the steady, but unfulfilling partner. You thought you were playing it safe.

But with each passing day, the simmering frustration with your mediocre choices feels like it might swallow you whole. You're not growing, not creating, not moving. The person you want to be is gasping for air, but you don't know
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Paperback, 258 pages
Published July 31st 2020 by Houndstooth Press
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Amy
Aug 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I am not a fan of self help books. However, I picked this up and read the entire thing. I really enjoyed the way this book is written. Where most self help books are preachy and not relatable at all, this one does not preach, but tells you the good, bad, and ugly of achieving what you want. If you are looking to be the most successful person out there, with riches and fame, this is 100% recommended. If you are looking to be happy in the life you are leading, and can get past the idea that “settl ...more
Nicholas Gomez
Aug 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
There are two paths we can choose to take in life: the settler and the explorer.

This book is not just a great reminder of why we can ALL choose the latter. It's also actionable and detailed as far as what that path looks like and how to walk it.

If you like to read things and never take action afterward, you'll love this book.

If you like to read things and ACTUALLY do something with that knowledge, you'll ALSO love this book.

There are countless examples used of men and women who hit rock bottom
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Jason
Sep 28, 2020 rated it it was ok
This might as well have been the story of How To Win The Lottery. There are some very successful people who have done well for themselves finding opportunities despite setbacks and hardships in here. What are untold are the stories of people that have done basically the exact same things and had their lives ruined. This isn't being negative, this is simply being honest - this book is a hagiography of Survivorship Bias. You can work very hard, never lose sight of your dreams, have the best mentor ...more
Zachary Watson
Aug 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Inspiring Storytelling. Great read

I love how the authors use real experiences of amazing people to demonstrate the principles shared throughout the book. This style makes it easier to see how I can apply the knowledge to my life.
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