Stillness Is the Key Book Summary (PDF) by Ryan Holiday

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Why This Book Matters:

Stillness is the Key explains to readers that if you want to enjoy success in your life, you must be consistent in your approach.

The Big Takeaways:

  1. One cannot deny the importance of consistency, as it can change the course of life.
    1. If No matter what happens around the world, if a person is consistent and dedicated to their dreams, they will prosper.
  2. If you want to avoid problems in your life, don’t compete against your gut feelings.
    1. The issues in one’s life generally occur when he tries to avoid his instincts.
  3. Writing down your daily schedule and how each part of the day made you feel will help you enjoy clarity in your life.
    1. Writing about your daily routines and analyzing your situations can help you better understand what you can do to make tomorrow more successful.
  4. If you want to learn something, you must first pay close attention without interruption.
    1. You must pay attention to what is going on around you to learn. This is something you cannot achieve if you live a life of solitude.
  5. The real happiness of one’s life is dependent on how he perceives life.
    1. If a person is content with what they have in life, they would be the happiest version of themselves.

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