Book Review : No Pain, No Gaines by Chip Gaines
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Hi friend! I’m back with another book review today! No Pain, No Gaines by Chip Gaines is my most recently read book.
*Disclaimer : I received a copy of this ebook for free from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.
Below you will find the description of the book provided by the publisher, followed by my personal review and star rating.
Thank you for taking the time to read today. 🏝
In his most vulnerable book to date, Chip Gaines opens up about his lifelong pursuit of building relationships with people from all walks of life. Chip emphasizes the importance of seeing people for who they are and not for what they can do for you, enabling you to build a strong community and a life of meaning, joy, and connection.
How does it happen? By being intentional about choosing the company you keep. Chip explains the value of seeking out people who are electrified by living according to their purpose, who will stand beside you as you tackle new challenges, and who bet on each other instead of the status quo. The key is being true to yourself, figuring out what you want to do with your life, and finding people who will lift you up along the way.
No Pain, No Gaines will open your eyes to valuable lessons, including how to: Find the risks worth taking. Value what you bring to the table. Resist the status quo. Look outside yourself and your circle and foster connections with others. Get comfortable with being uncomfortably kind. Live life fully awake, not asleep at the wheel.
A good life doesn’t always come easy, but that’s because the good stuff never does. It requires faith in people. It requires faith in yourself. It requires hope. And it requires a willingness to grow even when it hurts. In No Pain, No Gaines, through hard-won lessons and personal stories all told with his trademark blend of wit and wisdom, Chip Gaines will coach you on how to make your life rich and your relationships run deep.
My Review : No Pain, No Gaines
I think the book was very well written. I really enjoyed reading Chip’s point of view on how he lives his life.
A lot of it struck a chord with me, but especially when he was talking about fear. I will be the first to admit that I let my fear take over a lot of things in my life. However, Chip’s perspective really showed me that some things are worth taking a risk on.
I mean, let’s face it, we all hear that a lot in our lives, right?! But the chapter really made me feel it differently than in the past.
Chip has also got me inspired to be more intentional about my personal network. So, I’m definitely adding this to my stack of favorite personal development books.