Akshay Nanavati is a Marine veteran, speaker, author, adventurer, and entrepreneur dedicated to helping others turn their fear into their greatest ally so they can accomplish their biggest goals and dreams. He is also the author of Fearvana: The Revolutionary Science of How To Turn Fear Into Health, Wealth, and Happiness which received much praise including from the Dalai Lama who said the book inspires us to look beyond our own agonizing experiences and find the positive side of our fears.
Quotes To Remember:
“Everything worthwhile was a result of stress, fear and anxiety.”
“It’s the demonization of the emotions that cause us more problems, not the emotions themselves.”
“Having a strong enough why is essential.”
“You need fear to grow. You need risk to advance, to evolve into something new. And with risk comes fear.”
“Be with the fear. Be present to it. Acknowledge it. Accept that it’s there.”
“The greatest things in life are challenging.”
“Progress is not the elimination of new problems, it’s the creation of new problems.”
What You’ll Learn:
- How to get out of problematic situations
- Learn how to use fear, stress, and anxiety to your advantage
- Applying fearvana to achieve your goals
- How to find bliss as you utilize the fearvana concept
- Jumping over barriers to achieving your goals
- How to not let instant gratification derail you from your bigger goals
Key Links From The Show:
Chicken Soup for the Soul by Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen
The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss
The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
Zero to One by Peter Thiel
Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise by K. Anders Ericsson
The Upside of Stress by Kelly McGonigal
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