Go Be Brave: 24 ¾ Adventures for a Fearless, Wiser, and Truly Magnificent Life

Go Be Brave: 24 ¾ Adventures for a Fearless, Wiser, and Truly Magnificent Life

by Leon Logothetis
Go Be Brave: 24 ¾ Adventures for a Fearless, Wiser, and Truly Magnificent Life

Go Be Brave: 24 ¾ Adventures for a Fearless, Wiser, and Truly Magnificent Life

by Leon Logothetis


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Leon Logothetis, host of the popular discovery+ series The Kindness Diaries and author of Go Be Kind, returns with a brand-new set of adventures and a brand-new call to action: Go Be Brave!

Bravery goes far beyond running into burning buildings. It’s what makes us human and what allows us to connect with others. It’s the foundation of a truly magnificent life—if only we’re vulnerable enough to embrace it.

In his travels across the world, Leon Logothetis—“The Kindness Guy”—has met some of the kindest people around. What he discovered along the way was that bravery wasn’t what he thought it was. True bravery means being kind, making connections, and tapping into the deep fearlessness that defines us as human beings.

Now, in Go Be Brave, Leon shares 24 (and ¾) new adventures for a fearless, wiser, and truly magnificent life. Bravery is a choice—the choice to reconnect to our humanity—and it’s one we can make every single day. Go Be Brave is a simple concept and a simple journal that will strengthen your being-human muscle and remind you how brave you truly are.

With Leon cheering you on, you will:
  • Go on a treasure hunt to find your very own Bravery Buddy
  • Build a strategy for love—to both offer and accept more of it
  • Learn to say "yes" to adventure, and embrace saying "no" to things that don't serve you.
  • Tackle your biggest fear—whether it’s spiders or having a difficult conversation with a loved one
  • Bravely share your greatest dream with the world (or email it to Leon)

Some of the adventures will be fun (ice cream sold separately), some will be serious, some will be hard, and a few will crack you up. But all of them will have the power to change your life, and the lives of those around you.

So go out there, and #GoBeBrave.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781637742518
Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
Publication date: 04/25/2023
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 1,051,494
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 14 Years

About the Author

Leon Logothetis is a global adventurer, motivational speaker, and philanthropist. Leon has visited nearly 100 countries and traveled to every continent. He is the star of the Netflix series The Kindness Diaries, where he circumnavigates the globe on his vintage yellow motorbike Kindness One, giving life changing gifts along the way to unsuspecting good Samaritans. Prior to The Kindness Diaries, Leon was host of the TV series Amazing Adventures of a Nobody, which ran on National Geographic International for three seasons, following Leon as he crossed America, the United Kingdom, and Europe on just five dollars, five pounds, and five euros a day, respectively.

What People are Saying About This

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“Leon Logothetis makes a compelling case for the importance of bravery in our lives, then lays out a series of steps for achieving this lofty aim. If you’re searching for the path to your best life, the journey starts here.”
—Daniel H. Pink, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Power of Regret, Drive, and When
“This book will get you out of your head and into your heart. It’s like rocket fuel for the soul. Bravery is daring to think what you have not yet thought and to dream what you have not yet dreamed, reaching beyond who you used to be. Go Be Brave is the road map that will take you there!”
—Mike Dooley, New York Times bestselling author of Infinite Possibilities
“Leon Logothetis has spent years being a champion of kindness. Now he’s spreading the gospel of bravery. This world could use a lot more of both, which is why I’m doing my part to spread his gospel.”
—A.J. Jacobs, New York Times bestselling author of The Year of Living Biblically
“The world desperately needs creative, authentic, and kind people who can solve the world’s problems with curiosity and compassion. This journal truly helps mobilize the brave behavior that lives in all of us.” 
—Houston Kraft, cofounder of CharacterStrong and author of Deep Kindness
Go Be Brave is a fun and breezy read—but don’t let that fool you. This is a book that challenges reader. Read it and you’ll have no choice but to go out and be brave. Leon Logothetis has precisely the message the world needs right now.”
—Jonathan Karl, ABC News chief Washington correspondent & coanchor of The Week
“An uplifting examination of self. If fearless introspection is your thing, this book is for you.”
—James Breakwell, author of How to Be a Man (Whatever That Means) and @XplodingUnicorn
Go Be Brave is a lovely and highly readable book that encourages people to live their authentic lives—and provides real and practical strategies we can all use to live our best (and bravest) lives!”
—Dr. Catherine Sanderson, author of The Positive Shift
“This book is a true gem for our generation and much needed. And it reminds us that once we find the courage to face our fears, everything changes. Great book!”
—Kurtis Lee Thomas, author of The World Is Yours
“Go Be Brave is coming into our world at an ideal time. Everything is calling us to bravery . . . bravery in how we show up, bravery in how we use our voices, bravery in our healing, bravery in our actions, bravery in our compassion. It’s most definitely time to go. Be. Brave!”
—Tracy Litt, author of Worthy Human and founder and CEO of The Litt Factor
“This fun journal fills a very important chapter in the ‘How to Be an Example of a Good and Decent Human Being’ manual. The author lives out loud, my definition of bravery.”
—Ted Klontz, coauthor of The Financial Wisdom of Ebenezeer Scrooge
“In the vast array of self-help books, finally one stands out above the rest! Go Be Brave is a refreshingly whimsical, imaginative and often hilarious toolbox that empowers us to take a real accounting of who we are and where we are going.”
—Saul Blinkoff, Hollywood director and animator and host of the podcast Life of Awesome!
“True bravery is opening your heart to the unknown. In a world of rapid change, conflict, and disruption, Go Be Brave becomes mission-critical to more fulfillment in life, connection with others, and authenticity of Self.”
Sterling Hawkins, author of Hunting Discomfort
Go Be Brave is a giant universal message, reminding us that our vulnerability is a gift. I love this book, with all my heart and soul!”
—Charlie Engle, author of Running Man
“Given the stark divisiveness, global conflicts, and off-the-charts unkindness wreaking havoc in today’s world, Go Be Brave challenges us and empowers us all to reach inside to our depths each day, each moment and each time we encounter another or make a decision to act, so that we bring forward our very best—including the kindness, compassion, vulnerability, honesty, and courage within us.”
—Valerie Gangas, author of In Deep Shift and Enlightenment Is Sexy
“Part journal, part therapy, part bravery manifesto, Go Be Brave is like having Leon coach you throughout your own adventure of self-discovery. This is not just a game changer. It’s a bonafide life changer!” 
—Light Watkins, author of Knowing Where to Look
“Bravery is about connection to your authentic self and being that true self out in the world with kindness and love. Leon gently and with humor reminds us of this and offers a myriad of ways back to ourselves . . . and ultimately each other.”
—Mary Firestone, author of Trusting the Dawn

“ In Go Be Brave, Leon beautifully guides us to step out of our comfort zone, see our own magnificence, to face our feelings, and so much more. This book is a like a warm hug, a pep talk, and a sprinkling of magic fairy dust that activates you all wrapped in to one!”
—Tricia Huffman, aka Your Joyologist, author of F The Shoulds. Do The Wants
“There is bravery and wisdom on every page of Leon Logothetis’s whimsical journal. He reminds us that ‘bravery is actually the great act of being human,’ and then inspires us to be the best version of our human selves. Pick up his adventurous journal and dive in.”
—Sherry Walling, PhD, author of Touching Two Worlds: A Guide to Finding Hope in The Landscape of Loss
“Bravery is being able to stand up when the rest of the world has decided to sit down. I believe that a book on bravery is so crucial specifically in today’s world, because this generation is fast becoming a generation of followers . . . We need the brave few to pave the way and remind us of what really matters in this world—perfecting our character and becoming the best versions of ourselves.”
—Orly Wahba, author of Kindness Boomerang: How to Save the World (and Yourself) Through 365 Daily Acts
“After traveling to every country in the world, I can say that bravery is one of the most important factors in shaping human history. Cultures are built by those brave enough to stand up for their beliefs and their morals. Go Be Brave is a manifesto to lead a generation into embracing their inner bravery and writing the next chapter of history.”
—Drew Binsky, YouTube travel content creator
“Bravery is that special ingredient that makes life worth living. It guides us to our greatest adventures, experiences, and purpose. To truly understand bravery is to truly live life. Go Be Brave is a road map for how to embrace this life-changing skill.”
—Sean Conway, author of Big Mile Cycling
“Courage is our confrontation of things difficult or dangerous. Bravery is the test of our of courage, putting ourselves into action. The world needs courage and bravery more than ever right now. Leon gives us examples of how to do that.”  
Jay Dobyns, retired federal agent and author of No Angel and Catching Hell
“In a world obsessed with being connected, we have inadvertently become profoundly disconnected from nature. Sometimes, the bravery (and courage) to disconnect, is actually the most powerful way too connect, and this magnificent little book gives us a road map to reuniting with nature and our inner selves.”
—Chris Fallows, author of Great White
Go Be Brave reminds us that when we face our biggest (and smallest fears) our lives can change in magnificent ways.”
—Joy Kogawa, author of Obasan
“If you read one more self-help book, this should be it! Go Be Brave is a beautiful road map to the most magnificent life you can dream of. The author reminds us that being brave, is simply the art of being human.”
—Jack Barsky, author of Deep Undercover
“Bravery ultimately lives within us all, and sometimes all it takes is one thing in life to trigger us to Go Be Brave. Read this journal, do the exercises, and I promise you will find the bravery that lives inside you!”
—Craig Harrison, author of The Longest Kill

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