Fear vs Opportunity | Patrick Sweeney the Fear Guru

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Host Joe De Sena interviews “Fear Guru” Patrick Sweeney on Joe’s Vermont farm during the 2019 “Death Race.”

What are the fears you face in your life? Is it possible that they are holding you back from what your true gifts actually are? Sweeney shifted from a life bounded by terror to one led through courage. There is immense power in fear and if you can learn to harness it as fuel - your true superhuman qualities can be unlocked. Find your authentic self and start by doing something every day that scares you!

LESSONS Become aware of your defense mechanisms Learn to make decisions based on opportunity not fear Recognize triggers and how you react Understand when the amygdala is trying to take over Do something that scares you every single day Don’t let fear lock away your true passions & gifts Discover your authentic self “Live big & remember your death” Fear is Fuel

LINKS http://www.thefearguru.com https://www.pjsweeney.com

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TIME STAMPS 0:00 Joe, the Col and guest host Josh Crosby intro the “Fear Guru” 0:50 Luminox.com sponsor break- use code SPARTAN10 FOR 10% off 1:20 Interview begins with the fear frontier… 2:30 Semantic verse emotional memory 4:00 Learning your defense mechanisms 5:00 Decision making based on fear or opportunity 6:00 Fight, flight or freeze 9:00 A paradigm shift after almost dying in his 30’s 10:15 Luminox.com-sponsor break- Official timing partner of Spartan Race 10:30 Episode continues- with learning how to live after almost dying 12:15 Finding your authentic self 13:05 Courage as a superpower 14:20 Understanding the mapping of your brain 16:00 Scare yourself everyday 17:25 Crossing the atacama desert 18:20 The fear cocktail and superhuman powers 19:30 Am I going to die a good death? 20:55 Joe, The Col and guest host Josh Crosby discuss their fears & how to overcome

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CREDITS: Producer – Marion Abrams, Madmotion, llc. Hosts: Joe De Sena, Tim Nye & Guest Josh Crosby. Co-hosts Sefra Alexandra and “Dr.” Johnny Waite are off seeking adventures and stories of resilience this week. Synopsis – Sefra Alexandra | Seed Huntress Production Assistant - Andrea Hagarty

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