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The Inspiring Talk

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The Inspiring Talk is a chart-topping self-help podcast. Host Bijay Gautam interviews today’s most successful and Inspiring personalities to inspire you to achieve your biggest dreams.Your life is about to get transformed as guests of the show not only share their success stories but also the challe… read more


Embracing Your Fears for Success with Akshay Nanavati: TIT11

Akshay Nanavati almost gave his life to suicide at one point of time. He struggled with drug addiction, PTSD from fighting the war in Iraq with US Marines and alcoholism in his life. He overcame all those challenges and has since explored the most hostile, and awe-inspiring environments on the planet, started a nonprofit foundation and built a business helping people live limitless lifestyles. 

Combining his life experience with years of research in science and spirituality, he wrote a book called "Fearvana: The Revolutionary Science of How to Turn Fear Into Health, Wealth and Happiness." Of the book, The Dalai Lama said "Fearvana inspires us to look beyond our own agonizing experiences and find the positive side of our lives." 


Time stamps:

  • 04:00 Akshay shares how running has helped him in his salvation and what is his mission.
  • 05:46 He shares about his life journey and the dark phase in his life including addiction to drug, binge drinking and suicidal thoughts.
  • 08:30 Why Akshay thinks there are no bad or good emotions?
  • 13:37 How can throwing yourself more on face of fear can help you in your growth and rise above the ground. He talks about overcoming one fear at a time.
  • 15:55 Akshay talks about LMNOP method of overcoming fear.
  • 23:03 Akshay shares what his book Fearvana is all about and how can it help you in your personal development journey.
  • 29:46 Enlightening round

Get Akshay's Book: Fearvana


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