Akshay Nanavati

Episode 136 - Sept 26, 2017


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Are you trying to conquer your fear? Today’s guest is fear expert Akshay Nanavati. Throughout his life journey, Akshay has learned how to transform fear into health, wealth, and happiness. In this episode, Akshay discusses his upcoming book Fearvana, his experience as a U.S. Marine, the struggles he experienced after returning home, how he got the endorsement of the Dalai Lama for his work, and how he hopes Fearvana can change your life — and the world. Stop trying to conquer your fear and tune in to learn how to transform it into your greatest asset.


Connect with Akshay: Facebook | Twitter  | Instagram


Show Notes:

-Akshay’s experience as a U.S. Marine

-Why thinking about other people helps you help yourself

-How Akshay puts himself into a state of service

-Akshay’s greatest fears

-Mastering loneliness

-The two key elements of real happiness

-How to navigate your fear in daily life

-How to bringing a play mindset to suffering

-The chemistry of fear

-Why you should not be fearless

-How Akshay got an endorsement from the Dalai Lama



Links Mentioned:

-Order your copy of Fearvana

-Read Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

-Apply for Winning Weeks


Question of The Week:

Are you being real with the war you are fighting within yourself?

Episode Quotes

“Suffering is a voluntary effort.”


“Turn pain into a beautiful ally.”


“Fear, stress and anxiety are not negative things - they can be good.”


“Fearvana is the path to bliss.”


“Your story is not just yours, it’s everybody’s that you touch.”


“It’s okay to be afraid.”


“If we want to be someone we’ve never been before, if we want to have something we’ve never had before, we have to do something we’ve never done before.”


“You are human if you feel fear.”