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The Pocket Guide to Self-Reliance


What does it mean to be “self-reliant"? Is it living off the grid in a cabin in the remote wilderness? Doing everything yourself, and pulling yourself up by your bootstraps? 

Or is there a deeper and even more profound meaning to be grasped?

In The Pocket Guide to Self-Reliance, Kyle Eschenroeder makes the case that self-reliance is much more than being physically self-sufficient or even doing things on your own. More than keeping yourself physically independent, it's about keeping your mind sovereign. Self-reliance is about living a life in which you make decisions and opinions with primary respect to your own experience of the world. You trust yourself. You’re true to yourself.

Developing this kind of self-trust is harder than ever in a modern world where you're constantly bombarded with outside opinions, and tempted to live an other-directed life. But it's a quality that's also more vital than ever.

In this pocket-sized book (it's even smaller than our Pocket Guide to Action), Eschenroeder lays out what most people get wrong about self-reliance and what it really means. He also provides both inspiring meditations and brass-tacks advice on how to attain greater self-reliance in your own life. Carry The Pocket Guide to Self-Reliance wherever you go, so whenever you begin to doubt yourself, you can read an excerpt and stay your self-chosen course.

Size: 3.5 inches x 5.5 inches

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