David the Author

David Miln Smith’s books have been published in multiple languages and his book Hug The Monster has become a bestseller in the U.K.

As an integral part of his published works, he draws from his miraculous, intense, many times “first ever” experiences to create guides to fitness, health, motivation, risk taking and longevity. Over two dozens motivational authors have used David’s lifestyle to make their point.

Books and Audio

HUG THE MONSTER: How to Embrace Your Fears and Live Your Dreams

52 exercises, insights, and adventures for breaking patterns, ending boredom, and claiming more joy. Ways to practice overcoming fears and taking action that guarantee two results: the instant gratification of doing something difficult, and the deeper satisfaction of personal growth.

HEALING JOURNEY: The Odyssey of an Uncommon Athlete

Mastering physical challenges, Smith discovers the source of that mysterious power athletes call "peak performance." Choosing wild and exotic places all over the world, he experienced the profound effects of environment on the human body and spirit. As a result he developed pioneering programs of wilderness adventure and therapy.

THE EAST / WEST EXERCISE BOOK

A complete guide to total mind/body fitness combining the exercise techniques of cultures from the East and the West. Developed from the premise, "No one type of exercise fills all our needs."

Hug the Monster Audiobook

Listen to Chapter 1 of Hug the Monster, the audiobook. This best selling book from David Miln Smith teaches ways to practice overcoming fears and taking action that guarantee two results: the instant gratification of doing something difficult, and the deeper satisfaction of personal growth.

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References: Books that Refer to David Miln Smith’s Life, Expertise, and Adventures

14 Days to a Wellness Lifestyle, Donald B. Ardell, MD; Whatever Publishing, Mill Valley, CA, 1982

Freeing Your Creativity, Marshall J. Cook; Writer’s Digest Books, Cincinnati, OH, 1992

Rickie, Frederic Flach, MD; Fawcett Columbine, New York, NY, 1990

The Diamond Bogo: An American Idyll, Robert F. Jones; Prentice-Hall Inc. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1977

If It Ain’t Broke… Break It! and Other Unconventional Wisdom for a Changing Business World, Robert J. Kriegel and Louis Patler; Warner Books, New York, NY, 1991

Sacred Cows Make The Best Burgers: Paradigm-Busting Strategies for Developing Change-Ready People and Organizations, Robert J. Kriegel and David Brandt; Warner Books, New York, NY, 1996

The Psychic Side of Sports, Michael H. Murphy and Rhea A. White.; Addison-Wesley, New York, NY, 1978

Take It to the Limit: An Ultra Athlete Shares the Mental & Physical Secrets of Life’s High-Energy Finishers, Julie Ridge and Judith Zimmer; Rawson Associates, New York, NY, 1986

In the Zone: Transcendent Experiences in Sports, Michael Murphy and Rhea A. White; Penguin/Arkana, New York, NY, 1995

The Men From Boys: Rites of Passage in Male America, Ray Raphael; University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE, 1988

Lifting Up The World, Sri Chinmoy; Agni Press, New York, NY, 1988

The Secrets of Savvy Networking: How To Make The Best Connections-For Business and Personal Success, Susan RoAne, Warner Books, New York, NY, 1993

What Do I Say Next? Talking Your Way to Business and Social Success, Susan RoAne; Warner Books, New York, NY, 1997

Johnny Tonight, Craig Tennis, Pocket Books, New York, NY, 1980

The Ten Most Unusual Stories from Sports Illustrated; Xerox Corporation, 1972

The Lover Within, Julie Henderson; Station Hill Press, Barrytown, 1986