Book Review: CAN'T HURT ME

October 29, 2020

              NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER 2018


AUTHOR David Goggins

GENRE   Self-help, Biography

PAGES    366



David transformed himself from a depressed, overweight young man with no future into a U.S. Armed Forces icon and one of the world’s top athletes. The only man in history to complete elite training  as a Navy SEAL, Army Ranger, and Air Force Tactical Air Controller, he went on to set records in numerous endurance events, inspiring Outside magazine to name him “The Fittest (Real) Man in America.”

Well expressed in this book about how the human body is capable of doing anything. There exists a 40-60 rule 40% is a physical game and 60% is a mind game.

A small child whose childhood went like " at-risk youth" who was badly tortured by his father. A story of a kid who grew up with the feeling that - you were born to fail…  

The only black person who in spite of wanting to keep his life on track was poked by the white-skinned personage.

After struggling for more than a decade and not doing the usual childhood activities this person figured out a way to tackle these situations in life.


Of the measures, he carried out and my inclination also grew towards is 'The accountability mirror'  that always projected the truth in front of his eyes… forced him to go beyond his physical limits.

He emphasized calling yourse

lf out… and never lie to yourself. This is the only way you can make yourself feel strengthen

He audibly called out that Everything in life is a mind game.

The more often you get uncomfortable the stronger you will become. 

 And develop a more productive you. David Goggins deferred this fact that genetic combination is responsible for making you what you are. He proved that your mind is the only driver that shapes up your life even in the toughest situations where your body has given up, your mental stability can make you win the battle.

He demonstrated how you can win any competition or overcome any obstacle in life.Most importantly it is important to know 'why are you in the fight' to 'stay in fight'.For David several times this question pops in mind when the navy seal training got harder.

He proved that physical and emotional anguish is finite and end eventually. The hard part is to reach up to that point.

A great tool described in this book is 'Taking souls' that makes someone watch you achieve what they could never have done themselves.

"The average person thinks about 2000-3000 thoughts per hour. So never invest in thinking thoughts against you is the ultimate lesson I have absorbed in my subconscious mind."




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