A Survival Guide for Life

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Transworld, Oct 25, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 288 pages
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Life in the wild teaches us invaluable lessons. Extreme situations force us to seize opportunities, face up to dangers and rely on our instincts. But living a purpose-driven, impactful life can be an even greater challenge...

In A Survival Guide for Life, Bear Grylls shares the hard-earned lessons he’s learned from some of the harshest environments on earth.

How do you keep going when all the odds are stacked against you?
How can you inspire a team to follow you in spite of obvious danger?
What are the most important skills to learn if you really want to achieve your maximum potential?

Bear’s instantly inspiring tales from his adventures in all four corners of the globe include his personal life lessons you will never forget. We’re all capable of living life more boldly and of having more fun along the way. Here’s to your own great adventure!

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A motivating read ....

User Review  - Hamra - Tesco

Bear has high standards so this is one of those books you read and aspire to follow, referring to again and again. While there's nothing new in it as such, its easy to read and gets you motivated. A good book to help with those January resolutions! Read full review

Excellent read

User Review  - Njams - Tesco

Bought this for my husband who loves all the survival books, he was not disappointed with this book. An inspirational read with top tips to think about in any given situation. Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Bear Grylls' prime-time TV adventure series are some of the most watched shows on the planet, reaching an estimated 1.2 billion viewers in over 200 countries. Bear has authored twelve books, including the international bestseller Mud, Sweat and Tears, which has been translated into thirteen languages and was voted the most influential book in China in 2012.

He originally served as a Trooper with 21 SAS, as part of the UK Reserve Special Forces, and subsequently led many record-breaking expeditions to the world's extremes, raising millions of pounds for children's charities. In recognition of this Bear was made an honorary Lieutenant Commander in the Royal Navy as well as a Colonel in the elite Royal Marines Commandos. In 2009, Bear took over as the youngest ever Chief Scout to the Scouting Association, acting as a figurehead to 30 million Scouts around the globe.

He lives with his wife, Shara, and their three sons, Jesse, Marmaduke and Huckleberry, on a Dutch barge in London and on a small remote island off the coast of Wales.

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