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SEAL Survival Guide: A Navy SEAL's Secrets to Surviving Any Disaster (English Edition) par [Courtley, Cade]
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EXPAND YOUR COMFORT ZONE

You know your current comfort zone, defined as the daily routine you do and the things that make you feel secure, content, and in control. However, most of our daily comfort-zone rituals will leave us unprepared to deal with even the smallest discomfort and will certainly render us incapable of handling an emergency or life-threatening challenge.

Challenge Your Limits and Daily Routines

Push the boundaries of your comfort zone at least once a day. There are so many opportunities to do this without attempting all at once to become an ultra-marathon runner, although this is a great goal. You must first expand your mind to the possibilities of doing certain things that you previously believed unachievable. Start with small steps and note progress by keeping track; make a list, and check off all the things you do each day to challenge yourself, both physically and mentally. Ultimately, by expanding your comfort zone you will increase both your physical and mental toughness, which are the keys to survival.

I believe that if you first focus on changing small things, you can begin the process of thinking differently, and ultimately achieve the goal of acquiring the SEAL mindset of survival, which will allow you to endure anything. You will quickly see that doing things differently makes you think differently. Observe your current routine and then start by doing simple things another way. For example, use the stairs instead of the elevator to take you up only a few floors. Climb at a reasonable pace and know that when you reach the top, you have just expanded your comfort zone. When in your car, don’t fight to get the space closest to the store, but purposely look for one that will make you walk. Force yourself to meet three new people and learn at least five things about them. If you have to balance your checkbook, leave the calculator in the desk and make your brain complete this task. Open up the contact list in your phone and memorize five numbers each day. You must seek out ways to expand both mind and body. Start paying attention to how you think about things. If you expand your comfort zone in this manner, you will be better able to do the rest. If you already exercise or jog, for example, increase your distance or speed. Run that extra mile, or run it a minute faster. Do that one additional push-up. Try holding your breath for a minute, and then try two. When in the shower, after scrubbing down with the warm water you usually prefer, finish the last thirty seconds with a blast of cold water. By pushing your physical limits, you are also forcing your brain to expand its comfort boundaries, thus gradually making yourself physically and mentally tougher.

Now that I am out of the Navy and getting older every day, I continue to push my comfort zone by engaging in activities I did when I was in SEAL team, including skydiving, shooting, climbing, and long swims. Instead of doing these things in preparation for a mission, I do them not only to maintain these very perishable skills, but also to keep my mind and body sharp—I still push the comfort zone and know that this will allow me to be every bit of the warrior I used to be.

Everyone’s comfort zone is different, so for some of us, expanding it means starting with drinking one less beer or forgoing dessert. Yet all of these little daily victories will bring us confidence later, especially when our lives depend on it. It’s so much easier to do nothing, and it seems natural not to bother, but I tell you: These first exercises are essential in changing your mindset and eventually can be the very things that will separate the survivors from the victims.

Here is a visualization I use: I like to imagine that pushing my comfort zone daily is similar to rolling a boulder up a hill. If I let it, the rock will always want to tumble back down, and I’ll have to start from the bottom again. Expanding the comfort zone on a daily basis will actually make it easier to get that boulder closer to the summit—and to our success or ultimate survival.

COMFORT ZONE CHECKLIST (all answers need to be yes):

Did I challenge myself today?

Did I do something positive that my mind initially didn’t want to do?

Did I do something positive that my body initially didn’t want to do?

Can I do more?

Présentation de l'éditeur

Think and act like a Navy SEAL and you can survive anything. You can live scared—or be prepared.

“We never thought it would happen to us.” From random shootings to deadly wildfires to terrorist attacks, the reality is that modern life is unpredictable and dangerous. Don’t live in fear or rely on luck. Learn the SEAL mindset: Be prepared, feel confident, step up, and know exactly how to survive any life-threatening situation.

Former Navy SEAL and preeminent American survivalist Cade Courtley delivers step-by-step instructions anyone can master in this illustrated, user-friendly guide. You’ll learn to think like a SEAL and how to:

improvise weapons from everyday items * pack a go bag* escape mass-shootings * treat injuries at the scene* subdue a hijacker * survive extreme climates * travel safely abroad* defend against animal attacks * survive pandemic * and much more

Don’t be taken by surprise. Don’t be a target. Fight back, protect yourself, and beat the odds with the essential manual no one in the twenty-first century should be without.

BE A SURVIVOR, NOT A STATISTIC!

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  • Format : Format Kindle
  • Taille du fichier : 10884 KB
  • Nombre de pages de l'édition imprimée : 370 pages
  • Editeur : Gallery Books (4 décembre 2012)
  • Vendu par : Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Langue : Anglais
  • ASIN: B008J2AIPS
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Par sasha sam MEMBRE DU CLUB DES TESTEURS le 10 novembre 2013
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si vous parlez anglais et que vous cherchez un guide de type survie à la fois pour vos sorties dans la nature, les mésaventures dans la ville ou les catastrophes naturelles ou attaques armées ...etc...
c est le seul guide sur tout ceux que j'ai lu qui ai bien construit, logique, plein de bonnes choses pour se sortir de toutes situations critiques.
voilà, c est un "must have"

tout est dedans : du climat froid extreme, au secourisme en passant par l'attaque bacteriologique... tout y est. complet , efficace
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des dessins, une certaine progressivité, pour tous ceux qui souhaitent diversifier leur regard sur les potentialités d'une activité en pleine nature et acquérir quelques trucs cet ouvrage vaut le détour.
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A great book about "standard" survival skills ; it has been written by a Navy SEAL but it is for normal civilian. It's more about surviving a car crash than surviving into the wilderness. A good choice for all civilian peoples.
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Bon livre avec quelques longueurs mais globalement satisfaisant, j aurais apprécié notamment plus d éléments concrets sur des situations que l on trouve en Europe....
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HASH(0x90ad1d14) étoiles sur 5 Robert Pelton meets Man vs Wild 5 décembre 2012
Par Wulfstan - Publié sur Amazon.com
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Dashing ex-Navy Seal Cade Courtley , star of Spike TV's just-launched "Surviving Disaster" show, comes out with his own survival guide. He's the real deal, but there's not much new in the book, if you have read Robert Peltons guides and also Cody Lundin, etc. However, it's still good stuff, and if you don't have one of these real life disaster books, this may be the book for you.

A quote from the author:

"After making it through Seal training and the stuff I did as a Seal, I guess you start to feel like you can make it through anything. When you have that kind of a mindset, there's a certain confidence that goes along with that. The confidence is really helpful when all hell breaks loose," he notes. "We try to teach people, `Yeah, that just happened. Take a breath. Let's get that brain working and we can problem solve our way through this.' It's nothing too advanced where you'd need 20 years experience of hand-to-hand combat."

Entertaining, and perhaps life-saving.
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HASH(0x90ad1cc0) étoiles sur 5 The Go To Handbook on Survival 6 décembre 2012
Par Michelle Creveling - Publié sur Amazon.com
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SEAL Survival Guide: A Navy SEAL's Secrets to Surviving Any Disaster is the Go-To-Guidebook for surviving any disaster. Coutley has an impressive background as a Navy SEAL, and has done a great job at providng the right kinds of information. The book is comprehensive, has easy to understand illustrations, and is full of critical information. Every person in America should read this book to develop the right mindset advantage in any emergency. Knowing what to do in a cris is half the battle. I heartily recommend this book.
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HASH(0x908f58e8) étoiles sur 5 A good read to help you to pay attention 20 décembre 2012
Par Mike Whelan - Publié sur Amazon.com
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Well written how not to get your self dead book. The author covers many survival subjects and makes some great suggestions. Even if you are not the physical specimen of a Navy Seal there is information that you can and should use. Most of what is offered is common sense which many in our society is lacking in an age that could kill you if you are not paying attention. This book brings focus as to what we should be paying attention to. Can you survive an active shooter in a mall? This book increases you chances in that scenario and many others.
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HASH(0x908f8f30) étoiles sur 5 surviving disaster 10 décembre 2012
Par Denyse - Publié sur Amazon.com
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In this book Cade Courtley teaches you the survival technques and strategies of America elite warriors, which is the Navy ,where he got his training from. It teaches you how to survive in a natural disater , the wildness, a terrorist attack and many more other situation for we know the world we live in is dangerous. It also presents you with real life situations and show you how to survive if you ever get's caught up in one. Fox example surviving from freezing on a mountain, bites from poisonous snake and insects, trapped in a desert, plants that contain water and leaves you can eat.

This book is full of useful information for all ages and proffesions , from boy scouts , hikers, campers, moms and dads
will all benefit from this book. The book is an easy read because the author goes into indepth details step by step making it easy for you to understand. I recommend this book because it actually teaches you something that will stay with you for the rest of life, you actually getting your money back because you are learing something that will benifit you in the real world.
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HASH(0x9099e8f4) étoiles sur 5 Required reading for all survivalists 11 décembre 2012
Par BethTexas - Publié sur Amazon.com
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You need this book. It's cover-to-cover with practical advice designed for the average person. You don't have to be an expert to successfully follow any of the advice given.
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