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    Fix: Freedom from Your Addictions

    Author: Brand, Russell
    ISBN: 9781509844951
    Format: Paperback
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    'I believe that we are all on the addict spectrum, that the object of addiction is less important than the condition, and that in recovering as individuals, we can change the world. This book describes the way I work my programme and how it can work for anyone' A definitive guide to the disease of addiction from an addict who has struggled with heroin, alcohol, sex, fame, food and eBay, it will help anyone who is an addict (or loves an addict) make the first tentative steps into recovery. Russell Brand gently and humorously recounts his story and shares the advice and wisdom he has gained from his thirteen years of recovery. Brand wants to speak to those suffering along the full spectrum of addiction - from the serious, life-threatening misuse of substances to the more subtle but still troubling crutches, such as getting trapped in unhealthy and destructive relationships to avoid difficult feelings. This is a book for everyone.

    'I believe that we are all on the addict spectrum, that the object of addiction is less important than the condition, and that in recovering as individuals, we can change the world. This book describes the way I work my programme and how it can work for anyone' A definitive guide to the disease of addiction from an addict who has struggled with heroin, alcohol, sex, fame, food and eBay, it will help anyone who is an addict (or loves an addict) make the first tentative steps into recovery. Russell Brand gently and humorously recounts his story and shares the advice and wisdom he has gained from his thirteen years of recovery. Brand wants to speak to those suffering along the full spectrum of addiction - from the serious, life-threatening misuse of substances to the more subtle but still troubling crutches, such as getting trapped in unhealthy and destructive relationships to avoid difficult feelings. This is a book for everyone.

    Products specifications
    ISBN13 9781509844951
    Contributor Brand, Russell
    Edition Air Iri OME
    Readership Interest Age: From 18
    Format Paperback
    Height 234.0
    Width 153.0
    Publisher Pan Macmillan
    Publication Date 2017-09-21
    Full Description 'I believe that we are all on the addict spectrum, that the object of addiction is less important than the condition, and that in recovering as individuals, we can change the world. This book describes the way I work my programme and how it can work for anyone' A definitive guide to the disease of addiction from an addict who has struggled with heroin, alcohol, sex, fame, food and eBay, it will help anyone who is an addict (or loves an addict) make the first tentative steps into recovery. Russell Brand gently and humorously recounts his story and shares the advice and wisdom he has gained from his thirteen years of recovery. Brand wants to speak to those suffering along the full spectrum of addiction - from the serious, life-threatening misuse of substances to the more subtle but still troubling crutches, such as getting trapped in unhealthy and destructive relationships to avoid difficult feelings. This is a book for everyone.
    Author Biography Russell Brand is an award-winning comedian, writer, actor and presenter. Russell rose to fame in 2003 for his work as a presenter on MTV and on Big Brother spin-off, Big Brother's Big Mouth. Since then he has become one of the most recognisable and best-loved comedy performers in the world, with a series of sold-out tours, bestselling DVDs and a number of major film roles to his name. Russell is also a phenomenally successful writer with best-selling titles with sales in excess of 1.6 million copies including autobiographies My Booky Wook, My Booky Wook 2 and Revolution. In 2017 Russell announced Re:Birth an 88 day tour across the UK and returned to the radio with a weekly programme on Radio X. Russell also has a successful YouTube channel - with 1.3 million subscribers - where he shares episodes of his show The Trews and videos to accompany his podcast series Under the Skin, dubbed "refreshingly calm and thoughtful" by the Financial Times. His book, Fix: Freedom from Your Addictions, is a definitive guide to recovering from the full spectrum of addiction, from the serious to the everyday.
    Table of Contents * Section - 1: Part One* Introduction - 1: Foreword* Chapter - 1: Are you a bit f*cked?* Chapter - 2: Could you not be f*cked?* Chapter - 3: Are you, on your own, going to 'unf*ck' yourself?* Chapter - 4: Write down all the things that are f*cking you up or have ever f*cked you up and don't lie, or leave anything out* Chapter - 5: Honestly tell someone trustworthy about how f*cked you are* Chapter - 6: Well that's revealed a lot of f*cked up patterns. Do you want to stop it? Seriously?* Chapter - 7: Are you willing to live in a new way that's not at all about you and your previous, f*cked up stuff? You have to* Chapter - 8: Prepare to apologize to everyone for everything affected by your being so f*cked up* Chapter - 9: Now apologize. Unless that would make things worse* Chapter - 10: Watch out for f*cked up thinking and behaviour and be honest when it happens* Chapter - 11: Stay connected to your new perspective* Chapter - 12: Look at life less selfishly, be nice to everyone, help people if you can* Chapter - 13: The Birth* Chapter - 14: Conclusion* Section - 2: Part Two* Chapter - 1: How to live it: The Exercises* Chapter - 2: Endnote* Chapter - 3: Afterword* Chapter - 4: Resources* Acknowledgements - 5: Acknowledgements