55: Rebirth: On Fear, Flow, Love and Magic with Kamal Ravikant

"Don't flap your wings so hard. It only exhausts you. Close your eyes. Lean into the currents, say yes." —Kamal Ravikant, Rebirth

What lies on the other side of our fear? According to Kamal Ravikant, magic. "That's the promise of the heart," he writes in an early chapter of his wonderful new book, Rebirth: A Fable of Love, Forgiveness, and Following Your Heart. This is one of my all-time favorite Pivot Podcast conversations: Kamal inspires courage in vulnerability, living with an open heart, and road-tested practices on loving yourself and living your truth. Every moment of talking with him was a delight, and I hope you enjoy this week's conversation on life's biggest topics as much as I did! 

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More About Kamal Ravikant

Kamal is the author of the bestselling books, Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends On It and Live Your Truth. He’s been a US Army Infantry soldier, held the hands of dying patients, climbed in the Himalayas, spoken to audiences around the globe, walked 550 miles across Spain, meditated with Tibetan monks, and worked with some of the best people in Silicon Valley. But more than anything, he is passionate about writing books that improve lives.

Topics We Cover

  • How do you find peace?

  • Saying yes to life

  • How to know when something is a true yes or a no

  • The magic of the heart

  • The false security of promises

  • Staying open even when our impulse is to shut down

  • The pressure to love yourself; his daily practice for cultivating and practicing self-love

  • The importance of sticking with these routines, especially during the good times

  • Discipline = freedom

Podcast: Rebirth: On fear, Flow, Love and Magic with Kamal Ravikant

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