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The Resource Recovery : freedom from our addictions, Russell Brand

Recovery : freedom from our addictions, Russell Brand

Label
Recovery : freedom from our addictions
Title
Recovery
Title remainder
freedom from our addictions
Statement of responsibility
Russell Brand
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A guide to all kinds of addiction from a star who has struggled with heroin, alcohol, sex, fame, food and eBay, that will help addicts and their loved ones make the first steps into recovery; 'This manual for self-realization comes not from a mountain but from the mud... My qualification is not that I am better than you but I am worse'--Russell Brand; With a rare mix of honesty, humor, and compassion, comedian and movie star Russell Brand mines his own wild story and shares the advice and wisdom he has gained through his fourteen years of recovery. Brand speaks to those suffering along the full spectrum of addiction--from drugs, alcohol, caffeine, and sugar addictions to addictions to work, stress, bad relationships, digital media, and fame. Brand understands that addiction can take many shapes and sizes and how the process of staying clean, sane, and unhooked is a daily activity. He believes that the question is not 'Why are you addicted?' but 'What pain is your addiction masking? Why are you running--into the wrong job, the wrong life, the wrong person's arms?' Russell has been in all the twelve-step fellowships going, he's started his own men's group, he's a therapy regular and a practiced yogi--and while he's worked on this material as part of his comedy and previous bestsellers, he's never before shared the tools that really took him out of it, that keep him clean and clear. Here he provides not only a recovery plan, but an attempt to make sense of the ailing world"--Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1975-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brand, Russell
Dewey number
616.86/06
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV4998
LC item number
.B73 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brand, Russell
  • Brand, Russell
  • Addicts
  • Substance abuse
  • Twelve-step programs
  • Comedians
  • Celebrities
  • Addicts
Label
Recovery : freedom from our addictions, Russell Brand
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part One. Foreword; The 12 steps -- Are you a bit fucked? -- Could you not be fucked? -- Are you, on your own, going to "unfuck" yourself? -- Write down all the things that are fucking you up or have ever fucked you up and don't lie, or leave anything out -- Honestly tell someone trustworthy about how fucked you are -- Well, that's revealed a lot of fucked up patterns. Do you want to stop it? Seriously? -- Are you willing to live in a new way that's not at all about you and your previous, fucked up stuff? You have to -- Prepare to apologize to everyone for everything affected by your being so fucked up -- Now apologize. Unless that would make things worse -- Watch out for fucked up thinking and behavior and be honest when it happens -- Stay connected to your new perspective -- Look at life less selfishly, be nice to everyone, help people if you can -- The birth -- Conclusion -- Part Two. Before you start -- How to live it : the exercises -- Endnote -- Afterword -- Resources
Control code
ocn992168122
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First US edition.
Extent
xii, 273 pages
Isbn
9781250141927
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2017030075
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)992168122
Label
Recovery : freedom from our addictions, Russell Brand
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part One. Foreword; The 12 steps -- Are you a bit fucked? -- Could you not be fucked? -- Are you, on your own, going to "unfuck" yourself? -- Write down all the things that are fucking you up or have ever fucked you up and don't lie, or leave anything out -- Honestly tell someone trustworthy about how fucked you are -- Well, that's revealed a lot of fucked up patterns. Do you want to stop it? Seriously? -- Are you willing to live in a new way that's not at all about you and your previous, fucked up stuff? You have to -- Prepare to apologize to everyone for everything affected by your being so fucked up -- Now apologize. Unless that would make things worse -- Watch out for fucked up thinking and behavior and be honest when it happens -- Stay connected to your new perspective -- Look at life less selfishly, be nice to everyone, help people if you can -- The birth -- Conclusion -- Part Two. Before you start -- How to live it : the exercises -- Endnote -- Afterword -- Resources
Control code
ocn992168122
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First US edition.
Extent
xii, 273 pages
Isbn
9781250141927
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2017030075
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)992168122

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