“Self–education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.”
I struggled throughout grade school, not because I found the work to be too difficult, but because I didn’t take any interest in it.
To me, it was a waste of my time, because I was being forced to learn things that simply never appealed to me. I considered the bulk of what I was being force fed to be crap, and eventually I actually got kicked out of school.
This was followed by me struggling with anxiety, depression, addiction and poverty. I was lost and started to have suicidal thoughts because I wanted to end this nightmare that became my life.
So how did I change all of this? How did I go from having terrible social anxiety, to winning public speaking competitions? How…