On Loving Yourself with Best-Selling Author Kamal Ravikant - Episode 001
What if you had walked 550 miles across Spain, meditated with Tibetan monks, and made a name for yourself in Silicon Valley? Sounds impressive, right?! Well, our guest has accomplished this and so much more. Yet, he proclaims his most transformative experience has been the simple act of loving himself.
For the premier episode of The Daring Kind, we spoke with Kamal Ravikant, who 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, and spoken to audiences around the globe. But more than anything, he is passionate about writing books that improve lives.
WHAT WE COVER:
Why simple works.
What Kamal learned in the military.
Where some veterans might have lost their way, and how they can find meaning.
The importance of commitment.
How we can change our life.
The two-minutes that changed Kamal’s life.
The first emails Kamal received after writing his book that confirmed this would work for others.
What’s missing from most self-development books.
The power of “IF”.
Going on a pilgrimage to reconnect with your family history.
The one thing Kamal thinks everyone should do (besides loving themselves).
Where all the love songs go wrong.
YOUR DARE OF THE WEEK:
Ask yourself… "If I truly and deeply loved myself, what action would I take?”
RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE:
Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends On It by Kamal Ravikant
Live Your Truth by Kamal Ravikant
Rebirth by Kamal Ravikant
“I Want to Know What Love Is” - Foreigner
ABOUT KAMAL RAVIKANT:
Kamal Ravikant has trekked to one of the highest base camps in the Himalayas, meditated with Tibetan monks in the Dalai Lama's monastery, earned an US Army Infantry patch, walked 550 miles across Spain, lived in Paris, been the only non-black, non-woman member of the Black Women's writers' group, written several bestsellers, held the hands of dying patients, and worked with some of the best people in Silicon Valley. But his most transformative experience has been the simple act of loving himself.