The author developed the book as a guide to help his children live their lives in a way that would allow them to enjoy the journey. Drawing on wildly diverse disciplines including stoicism, neuroscience, skepticism, behavioral economics, and spirituality; the reader is taken on a journey that exposes the author's philosophy of life. He demonstrates that happiness is indeed a choice.
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After the raging madness of the dotcom world in California, he moved to Roatan to settle with his family. Chas currently pretends to work as a Realtor and Radio DJ. He reads an awful lot, watches the sunrise and sunset every day and consumes way too much coffee. He runs on the beach in the mornings, practices handstands, and lives happily on Roatan with his cat Gary and the children who have not yet deserted him. Even on his best day he is nothing like his character Paul, but strives to be so.
Occasionally he "likes to dance as if no one is watching" which is ironic as his dancing makes people stare. If you are really unlucky, you may meet him, and whatever you do, don't offer him a drink as he is a very rude and uninteresting person.
This book was very interesting to me, because the author is putting interviews into words. Not only are these interesting questions,but they are also life lessons. I really liked that Paul believes in living happy. This book also left me smiling and I felt as though there was going to be a sequel with more wisdom. The author wrote this for his kids, and you can tell that he was trying to help them along their way. The book also had a nice flow and was easy to read. The pictures could be framed and hung in an art gallery ( I saw them in black and white). I am giving this book a 4/5. I was given a copy to review, however all opinions are my own.