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The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence - Gavin de Becker
The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780747538356 (0747538352)
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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4.0 The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence
Sometimes we need a book like this, because not everyone is as obvious as this guy...Oh sure, let me check in right now!This book isn't about what to do after a crime has started. Instead, it's about how to prevent these things from happening in the first place. It's about using your intuition, a ...
Thoughts of a nerdy feminist
Thoughts of a nerdy feminist rated it
4.5 Everyone should read this
I wasn't sure how to review this book. I don't read much non-fiction, and I read this one because, with certain events happening in my personal life, numerous people told me I needed to read this book. It was incredibly informative. The biggest thing I took away from it was probably in the very ...
gvantassle
gvantassle rated it
5.0 The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence
A worthwhile book, although not entirely new subject matter in my opinion. The author uses examples from his line of work to hammer home the fact that bad people are out there, and they will do bad things, but it's not a requirement that you become a victim of their evil.In my opinion, this is some...
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4.0 Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence
An interesting read. The author argues that we try to overanalyse our intuition and we don't see the signals our bodies are trying to give us about dangerous people and situations. An interesting read, well worth a read and some thinking about.
Calimiedades
Calimiedades rated it
5.0
This book is a must read.Bottom line? Listen to yourself. When someone, a situation, anything doesn't feel right it's because it isn't.It's very tough to read too, there are some stories that are absolutly heartbreaking and some situations could have been avoided had security and those "in charge" b...
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