As I get up to speed in my first semester at Union, I’m re-launching a few of my favorite podcast episodes from four years of archives: I hope you enjoy some of these oldies but goodies, particularly if you missed them the first time around! Here’s a conversation I loved from January 2017 with Kamal Ravikant :)
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!
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
Kamal Ravikant's Books:
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