• Mentors

  • How to Help and Be Helped
  • By: Russell Brand
  • Narrated by: Russell Brand
  • Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (756 ratings)

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Mentors

By: Russell Brand
Narrated by: Russell Brand
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Publisher's summary

"British comic Russell Brand narrates this powerful combined memoir and personal growth lesson as if he were performing a one-man play.... [T]his audiobook reveals Brand's startling insights about how we human beings can make a lot of serious mistakes but somehow keep the faith about our potential for healing, love, and honesty in all of our affairs." (AudioFile Magazine, Earphones Award Winner)

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Russell Brand explores the idea of mentoring and shares what he's learned from the guidance of his own helpers, heroes, and mentors.

Could happiness lie in helping others and being open to accepting help yourself? Mentors - the follow-up to the New York Times best seller Recovery - describes the benefits of seeking and offering help.

"I have mentors in every area of my life, as a comic, a dad, a recovering drug addict, a spiritual being and as a man who believes that we, as individuals and the great globe itself, are works in progress and that through a chain of mentorship we can improve individually and globally, together.... One of the unexpected advantages my drug addiction granted is that the process of recovery that I practise includes a mentorship tradition.

"I will encourage you to find mentors of your own and explain how you may better use the ones you already have. Furthermore, I will tell you about my experiences mentoring others and how invaluable that has been on my ongoing journey to self-acceptance and how it has helped me to transform from a bewildered and volatile vagabond to a (mostly) present and (usually) focussed husband and father." (Russell Brand)

Mentors: How to Help and Be Helped describes the impact that a series of significant people have had on the author - from the wayward youths he tried to emulate growing up in Essex, through the first ex-junkie sage, to the people he turns to today to help him be a better father. It explores how we all - consciously and unconsciously - choose guides, mentors, and heroes throughout our lives and examines the new perspectives they can bring.

©2019 Russell Brand (P)2019 Macmillan Digital Audio

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