By Bear Grylls

The world-famous adventurer finds a life of knowledge and classes realized from the planet's wildest places

Life within the open air teaches us important classes. Encountering the wild forces us to plot and execute objectives, face chance, push our "limits," and sharpen our instincts. yet our most crucial adventures do not continuously occur in nature's extremes. residing a purpose-driven, significant lifestyles can usually be a good better problem. . . .

In A Survival consultant for Life, undergo Grylls, globally well known adventurer and tv host, stocks the genuinely-earned knowledge he is won within the cruelest environments on the earth, from the summit of Mt. Everest to the boot camps of the British exact Forces. jam-packed with unique, never-before-told stories from Bear's globe-trekking expeditions, A Survival consultant for Life teaches each reader—no subject your age or experience—that we are all able to dwelling lifestyles extra boldly, of accomplishing our such a lot bold goals, and of getting extra enjoyable alongside the best way.

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