What Neuroscience Teaches Us About How To Use Fear
Do you use fear effectively? Or does fear run you?
Join Dr. Aziz in this in-depth interview with neuroscientist, Olympic athlete, and successful entrepreneur Patrick Sweeney. You’ll discover how we can go from being run by fear to interrupting the 2 million-year-old software in our brain that causes us to panic, and ultimately living from a place of courage, presence, and purpose.
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Inc. Magazine called Patrick one of the most interesting men alive, he’s a millionaire entrepreneur who grew up as a coward, always trying to create a carefully sculpted image to cover his shame and fear. Then disaster hit – a rare form of leukemia threatened to end his life when his daughter was just a year old and his wife was 6 months pregnant. See how this dramatic life challenge proved to him everything he thought about life, love, happiness and success were all wrong. You’ll change how you look at life, death and fear.
You can see how six years of neuroscience research led to a life-changing platform you can adopt to learn courage and unshakable confidence using fear as fuel. Patrick doesn’t just talk about it academically, he lives it! In 2018 he won the world’s toughest bicycle race – the Race Across America almost 20 years after he finished 2nd place in the Olympic rowing trials, he’s founded four tech companies while creating eight patents and raising almost $50 million. Patrick has leveraged fear as fuel for peak performance and to create an inspiring life of passion, happiness, and fulfillment, and so can you. He is the son of 1st generation Irish immigrants and the first to go to college in his family. Once he learned the courage to refuse upper limits set by family, friends or society his life skyrocketed. He teaches audiences around the globe how to break through their limits, too using hard neuroscience.
When he realized the power of fear to fuel amazing feats in all aspects of life he began interviewing the world’s top neuroscientists and psychologist for his Wall Street Journal Best Selling book Fear is Fuel. He found out why and how our mind locks us in an anxiety-ridden prison or leads us to the life of our dreams. His mission is to share those secrets with millions of people, so you can live the life of your dreams.
As a winner in sports and a winner in business he is committed to leveraging fear lessons on himself and channel them into setting world records by being the first person to attempt cycling the Seven Summits. Patrick and his wife of 20 years have three incredible teenage children. He splits time between Boston Ma, Chamonix, France, and Seat 21D.
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