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MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY

We all have scars; we’ll get more. Rather than struggle against time and waste it worrying about getting older, I’m choosing to appreciate growing older.

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A learner who loves to share wisdom on personal growth, happiness, and success on Deepstash. Topics include motivation, habits, goals, and mindset. Believes that everyone can achieve their dreams with the right attitude and action.

Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey is a book that invites you to join him on a journey of discovery, adventure, and wisdom. It is based on his personal journals, which he started writing when he was fourteen years old. He shares his stories, prayers, poems, people, and places that shaped his life and inspired him to find his own green lights. He calls it an “approach book”, not a memoir or an advice book12. It is a book that will make you laugh, cry, think, and act. It is a book that will help you catch more green lights in your own life.

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