In today’s episode I interview a former marine and the author of the new book called Fearvana, The Revolutionary Science of How to Turn Fear Into Health, Wealth and Happiness.”
Akshay Nanavati was tasked with the ultra dangerous job of walking in front of military vehicles in Iraq to search for explosives before they could explode. This traumatic experience lead Akshay down a dark path where he was diagnosed with PTSD, and abusing alcohol and drugs daily. After a suicide attempt, he decided he needed to change. This decision lead him to a deep study of science, psychology, happiness, and success in an attempt to heal himself and lead a meaningful life of his own. This research lead to his breakthroughs and his book and we talk heavily about that journey and the lessons he learned along the way. If you ever struggle with fear or have some kind of emotional baggage holding you back, this episode is definitely for you!
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