Jaimal Yogis The Fear Project – Training the Brain to Overcome Fear
Are some guys just born fearless?
Does fear keep you stuck or help you live a more passionate life?
And are you going for what you want or just trying to prove you’re not weak?
Neuroscience, meditation, PTSD, pickup artists, ultra swimmers, big wave surfers, MMA fighters — in this encore episode, Fear Project author Jaimal Yogis shares how all of this can help you train your brain to overcome fear.
In this interview:
- How fear gives you a powerful choice
- How bad experiences can be transformed
- Is all fear bad?
- When is fear lying to you?
- How to build motivation and passion
- Surfing huge waves
- Why guys will risk their lives to avoid looking weak
- PTSD and meditation
- Getting rejected by women
- How to train your courage muscle
About Jaimal Yogis
Jaimal Yogis is an award-winning writer, outdoorsman, and frequent teacher. He is the author of the memoir Saltwater Buddha, which has been made into a feature documentary film, and The Fear Project: What Our Most Primal Emotion Taught Me About Survival, Success, Surfing, and Love. A graduate of Columbia Journalism School, he has written for ESPN: The Magazine, the Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, San Francisco magazine, Surfer’s Journal, and many other publications. He lives in San Francisco with his wife, Amy, and their three sons.