Conquering Fear and Reducing Anxiety – Caroline Paul


“Tragedies are the result of a series of small forks in the road.” – Caroline Paul Caroline Paul (@carowriter) returns to the podcast by popular demand for a round 2 Q&A. (You can catch her first appearance here.) Caroline is the author of four published books. Her latest is the New York Times bestseller The Gutsy […]

How to Overcome Fear – Lessons from Firefighter and Luger, Caroline Paul


Caroline Paul (@carowriter) is a blast and can also probably kick my ass… seriously. Caroline is the author of four published books. Her latest is the New York Times best seller The Gutsy Girl: Escapades for Your Life of Epic Adventure. Once a young scaredy-cat, Caroline decided that fear got in the way of the […]

How The Best Overcome Fear (#291)


“Whatever you’re doing, don’t give a voice to things you’re not able to change.” – Vince Vaughn Welcome to another edition of The Tim Ferriss Radio Hour, where I share the habits and patterns of world-class performers revealed over nearly 300 interviews. In this episode, we’ll explore fear. Specifically, how to manage, mitigate, and overcome […]

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Caroline Paul on Conquering Fear and Reducing Anxiety

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Please enjoy this transcript of my second episode featuring Caroline Paul, author of four books, including the New York Times bestseller The Gutsy Girl: Escapades for Your Life of Epic Adventure. It was transcribed and therefore might contain a few typos. When episodes last 2+ hours, it’s difficult to catch some minor errors. Enjoy! Listen […]

How to Develop Mental Toughness: Lessons From 8 Titans


“We don’t rise to the level of our expectations, we fall to the level of our training.” ― Archilochus Mental toughness can take many forms: resilience against attack, calmness in the face of uncertainty, persistence through pain, or focus amidst chaos. Below are eight lessons from eight of the toughest human beings I know. All are taken from […]

Conversation with Pro Photographer Chase Jarvis: Creating a Life of Creativity, Income, and Sweaty Palms


I first met Chase Jarvis at a Summit Series dinner in Washington, DC. It was sensory overload from the beginning: Olivia Munn was seated on my left, Mark Cuban was across the table, and everyone was drinking too much wine. Then, a Polaroid camera appeared in my hand (thank you, time travel) — in fact, […]

How to Say “No” Gracefully and Uncommit (#328)


“People are effective because they say no.” — Peter Drucker This episode of The Tim Ferriss Show showcases two chapters from Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown (@GregoryMcKeown), one of my favorite books of the past few years. The first chapter explains how to say “no” gracefully (and why most of us have trouble […]

Lessons from Steve Jobs, Leonardo da Vinci, and Ben Franklin (#273)


“Education is supposed to juice your curiosity, not diminish or sate it.” – Walter Isaacson Walter Isaacson (@WalterIsaacson) is a professor at Tulane University, and the president and CEO of The Aspen Institute, a nonpartisan educational and policy studies institute based in Washington, DC. He has been the chairman and CEO of CNN and the […]

Tribe of Mentors — Recommended Books from Mentors and Top Books from Tools of Titans


The list below includes all the mentors in alphabetical order from Tribe of Mentors who have made book recommendations. I have also included the top most recommended books (two or more mentions) on the top. You will also find at the bottom of the post the top most recommended books from Tools of Titans as well. Enjoy! *** Top […]