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  • Can't Hurt Me

  • Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds
  • By: David Goggins
  • Narrated by: David Goggins, Adam Skolnick
  • Length: 13 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4,591
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,144
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4,130

For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare - poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored his days and haunted his nights. But through self-discipline, mental toughness, and hard work, Goggins transformed himself from a depressed, overweight young man with no future into a US Armed Forces icon and one of the world's top endurance 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.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing, heart wrenching, inspiring true story

  • By gary c compton on 07-01-2019

Mixed

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 30-01-2019

A have a mixed response to this book. I liked the format of the book. Regarding content, it pushes for extremes. The will power is admirable but the costs to relationships and the body are also real. It concerns me that vulnerability is equated here with derogatory references to ‘having a vagina’. There is reference to the author facing an new chapter of parenthood but no reference thereafter to his child or being a father. Everything is about using the mind to push past perceived limits, such as overcoming physical feats.

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