Akshay Nanavati is a former US Marine veteran, ultra-runner, explorer, speaker, entrepreneur. He’s the author of the book “Fearvana: The Revolutionary Science of How to Turn Fear Into Health, Wealth and Happiness.”
Over the stretch of his life, he had to overcome drug addiction, PTSD, and alcoholism to the verge of suicide, demonstrating the incredible transformation that has led him to a dedicated path of mastery and service. After years of research in neuroscience, psychology and spirituality, Ahshay has been able to drive complex concepts into digestible fragments of wisdom into this conversation.
His concept of Fearvana, the single most important skill to succeed at anything, explains the cruciality of our relationship with suffering and harnessing our lowest points to become our greatest source of strength. Discover this authentic approach capable of overturning contemporary wisdom and providing a guide to leveraging fear, stress, and anxiety to accomplish anything. Akshay’s perspective on the relationship with suffering will open up doors to reach where we need to be.
In this episode, we dive into concepts ranging from how to gravitate towards positive social groups, how to balance the dualities of life (pleasure vs pain), and the importance of finding and living a worthy struggle. Akshay even reveals the one book that he would recommend to every single person out there!