Akshay Nanavati, Marine Corps Veteran, speaker, adventurer, entrepreneur and author of ‘Fearvana’, shares with us his insights into how to take our fears, and turn them into happiness and prosperity.
Fearvana has been endorsed by many spiritual, personal development and business leaders including Chicken Soup for the Soul co-author Jack Canfield, and even the Dalai Lama himself!
Topics discussed during this podcast episode include;
- What are the biggest fears most people face?
- Why is it actually a good thing when you experience fear?
- Why do we fear success?
- And much more!
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Here’s a timeline of the topics discussed during the podcast:
0:00 – Short bio and intro
1:15 – Akshay’s upbringing, background and key influences growing up
2:20 – How Akshay was able to get over his drug addiction and serving in the military
3:40 – Key books and people that really helped Akshay when he was close to being suicidal
5:00 – Why did you choose ‘fear’ as the key topic in the personal development book, Fearvana?
7:15 – You will never stop experiencing fear, even when you achieve the success you are looking for
8:30 – If you’re not experiencing opposition within yourself (fear and anxiety) you’re not moving forward
9:35 – What’s some of the biggest fears people have that stop them from moving forward?
11:05 – Why did you spend 30 days (350 miles) traversing the Greenland ice cap?
12:35 – How do you keep yourself still enough to allow yourself to process your thoughts?
15:20 – Why should we deal with our fears?
19:15 – Why do online business startups fear success?
24:45 – Akshay’s final thoughts
26:15 – How to get in contact with Akshay Nanavati
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