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10 days in darkness
In May of this year, as a part of my spiritual evolution and as training for a never before accomplished feat of endurance, I will spend 10 full days in complete darkness, silence and isolation.
I am currently on expedition in Antarctica. Join me live on my journey to the South Pole...
I am in the midst of a 30-40 day expedition navigating through “The Devil’s Ballroom” to the southernmost point on Earth. After I reach the South Pole, I will then immediately climb Mt. Vinson, the tallest mountain in Antarctica. Click the button below to explore the Antarctic with me…
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Fearvana inspires us to look beyond our own agonizing experiences and find the positive side of our lives.~ The Dalai Lama
Everyone experiences fear, stress, or anxiety at some point in life- but that is not a bad thing. When harnessed, these forces can be our most powerful sources of strength to accomplish anything we set our mind to.
To live the Fearvana way is to embrace and transcend our own suffering in service of something greater. Our mission matters more than our fears. We who walk the path of Fearvana pursue a noble ideal that will test us and force us to confront our own demons. Yet we commit to this life knowing that if we don’t seek out a WORTHY struggle, struggle find us anyway.
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Akshay Nanavati has overcome drug addiction, PTSD from fighting the war in Iraq with the Marines (where one of his jobs was to walk in front of vehicles to find bombs), depression and alcoholism that pushed him to the brink of suicide.
Since then he has built a global business, run ultramarathons like a 24 hour run and a 50 miler around a cul-de-sac, written a book endorsed by the Dalai Lama, conducted humanitarian work in post-conflict zones, spent 7 days in darkness, silence and isolation, and explored the most hostile environments on the planet, from mountains to caves to polar icecaps.
Having explored the extreme edges of the human condition, both within and without, Akshay has figured out exactly what it takes to tap into the limitlessness of the human potential and unleash the inner warrior that lives within us all.
Motivation will make you feel good for a moment. As a speaker, Akshay Nanavati will give you and your audience the weapons to be great forever…
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I am happy that Akshay has found the strength to overcome the traumatic experiences of his life and has developed the aspiration to help others. I appreciate his sincerity…
~ The Dalai Lama
I stand 100% behind Akshay and his work. If you are thinking about working with him, I would say run, don’t walk. This is a guy who can literally transform your life and you would be really smart to take advantage of that opportunity.
~ Jack Canfield
Akshay is bringing the world a new frame on fear, and it’s fantastic.
~ Marie Forleo
Akshay Nanavati will change the way you think about fear and by doing so change your life for the better.
~ Cal Newport
Akshay Nanavati writes with power and conviction. The lessons he imparts are timeless wisdom that serve to better all of mankind.
~ Dean Karnazes
Fearvana is a gold mine for successful people who inevitably encounter fear, stress, and anxiety as they take on big challenges.
~ Marshall Goldsmith
Akshay’s knowledge on personal development, entrepreneurship, productivity and life skills in general is absolutely stellar. This guy is a peak performer and has the skills to turn anyone else into one as well.
~ John Lee Dumas
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