A Survival Guide for Life: How to Achieve Your Goals, Thrive in Adversity, and Grow in Character (Hardcover)
From the world-famous survival expert, learn how to make everyday an unforgettable adventure
Life in the outdoors teaches us invaluable lessons. Encountering the wild forces us to plan and execute goals, face danger, push our "limits," and sharpen our instincts. But our most important adventures don't always happen in nature's extremes. Living a purpose-driven, meaningful life can often be an even greater challenge. . . .
In A Survival Guide for Life, Bear Grylls, globally renowned adventurer and television host, shares the hard-earned wisdom he's gained in the harshest environments on earth, from the summit of Mt. Everest to the boot camps of the British Special Forces: What are the most important skills to learn if you really want to achieve your maximum potential?How do you keep going when all the oddsare stacked against you?How can you motivate a team to follow youin spite of apparent risks?
Filled with exclusive, never-before-told tales from Bear's globe-trekking expeditions, A Survival Guide for Life teaches every reader--no matter your age or experience--that we're all capable of living life more boldly, of achieving our most daring dreams, and of having more fun along the way. Here's to your own great adventure
About the Author
Always an adventurer, Bear Grylls reached the summit of Mount Everest in 1998 at the young age of 23. He participated in that expedition to raise funds for a children s hospital. His additional adventures include leading a team across the freezing North Atlantic Arctic Ocean in a small open inflatable boat, becoming the first man to fly a powered paraglider to a height above Mount Everest, and leading a small team to climb one of the most remote un-climbed peaks in the world in Antarctica. Bear has written several books including The Kid Who Climbed Everest and Facing the Frozen Ocean. He now hosts the popular television show Man vs. Wild on the Discovery Channel where he is parachuted into some of the most inhospitable places on earth and shows how to survive. Involved with many worthy causes throughout the world, Bear has agreed to donate all proceeds from With Love, Dad to Alpha International. Bear Grylls lives in the UK with his wife and three sons.