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686: Akshay Nanavati | Fearvana

The Art of Charm | High Performance Techniques| Cognitive Development | Relationship Advice | Mastery of Human Dynamics

Akshay Nanavati (@fearvanalife) was on the brink of suicide, but overcame drug addiction, alcoholism, and PTSD from fighting in Iraq with the US Marines. He is the author of Fearvana: The Revolutionary Science of How to Turn Fear Into Health, Wealth, and Happiness.

The Cheat Sheet:

  • Why might a Marine veteran be thankful for falling in with the wrong crowd and dabbling with drugs and alcohol at an early age?
  • What is a worthy struggle, and how can enduring hardship with others be a bonding experience?
  • Why our negative emotions are often our greatest gift.
  • What is second dart syndrome, and why does Akshay consider it "the most destructive disease of the mind?"
  • What is the LMNOP cycle, and how can it help people with PTSD?
  • And so much more...

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