My Notes on Choose Yourself by James Altucher
I’ve been listening to James Altucher podcast lately, and because he is such an interesting human being, I decided to read one of his books: Choose Yourself : Be Happy, Make Millions, Live the Dream.
This book covers some important moments of his life. He talks a lot about the way he messed up everything in his life more than 3 times.
Choose Yourself in Tough Times
Those were dark and difficult moments, when he lost everything he had. He lost his wife. He lost friends. And also money and jobs.
I really admire the author for having the courage to tell us his story. His human story. Because just like all of us, he made a ton of mistakes.
I’m glad I read this book, because sometimes we think about really successful people as some sort of “perfect heroes”, who know exactly how to be successful without much effort. Heroes who were simply lucky in life. Heroes that make no mistakes at all.
That’s not true, of course.Continue reading