I Consumed Self-Help Books Like a Junkie Seeking His Next High

It is one thing to study war.
It’s another to live the warrior’s life.

Telamon of Arcadia,
mercenary of the 5th century B.C.

— -

When I was in prison, I consumed self-help books like a junkie seeking his next high.

--

--

--

Reinvention Architect|Author|TEDx I write about my journey from the corporate world to the rock bottom of federal prison and reinventing my life.

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

Walking the Dog in the Time of Corona

Why do we need to be motivated every day?

Unexpected Advice for Graduates

Maybe We’re All Imposters

«It’s good to have small goals that can be easily attained»

How to Get Unstuck and Gain Confidence (Even If You Are Afraid to Make a Change)

Goals are a commitment to the process — M

Heart Reading … Day 66

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Craig Stanland

Craig Stanland

Reinvention Architect|Author|TEDx I write about my journey from the corporate world to the rock bottom of federal prison and reinventing my life.

More from Medium

Bronnie Ware: 5 dying regrets not to have

Leverage the Power of Decision, and Watch What Happens

Advice That Felt Like a Gut Punch Helped Me Finally Choose Freedom

Man with arms spread wide in front of an ocean

For the Love of Fun or Profit