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We all experience fear. Rational or irrational, fear is very real to the person experiencing it. But fear is like a wild beast, and when you fight against a wild beast, backing it into a corner, it doesn't submit or relent. Instead, it fights against you harder, because it's just trying to survive! So instead of "conquering" our fears, what would it look like if we instead sought to understand them. Because if we seek to understand your fears more, we can learn to fear "fear itself" less.

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Fear Less U™ Lain Lee

    • Mental Health
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

We all experience fear. Rational or irrational, fear is very real to the person experiencing it. But fear is like a wild beast, and when you fight against a wild beast, backing it into a corner, it doesn't submit or relent. Instead, it fights against you harder, because it's just trying to survive! So instead of "conquering" our fears, what would it look like if we instead sought to understand them. Because if we seek to understand your fears more, we can learn to fear "fear itself" less.

Welcome to Fear Less University. Let the class begin.
Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/fearlessu/support

    Fear Less University - Episode 28: The Fear of Friday the 13th - A Fear Less 5 with Coach Lain

    Fear Less University - Episode 28: The Fear of Friday the 13th - A Fear Less 5 with Coach Lain

    Ah, Friday the 13th. A day the most superstitious avoid like the…well, you get the idea. From avoiding the barber to skipping the 13th floor, to avoiding giving birth altogether, the superstitious avoid tempting the fates carefully on Friday the 13th. Certain numbers attract dark superstitions — from the “Mark of the Beast,” to the “Devil’s Hour” at 3 am - but the number 13 may be the darkest of them all. Maybe you’ve worked in a building with no 13th floor — or maybe you’ve avoided the 13th floor yourself. Maybe you’ve read of people whose obsession with the number tormented them.

    Those with a crippling, persistent, irrational psychological fear of the day suffer from what is known as “Paraskevidekatriphobia”. It’s also referred to as “Friggatriskaidekaphobia”, with the prefix “Frigg” meaning “Friday” in Norse, and “triskaidekaphobia”, which is the fear of the number 13 in general. That’s right, there’s an actual clinical disorder for one’s irrational fear of Friday the 13th, with over 20 million Americans and many others worldwide suffering from the disorder. And apparently, if you’re able to pronounce the name of your phobia, you will cure yourself of it forever. But we at The Fear Less U know better, because we profess that it’s not about conquering your fears, but being present with them, questioning your comfort with them, and exhausting your understanding of them in an effort to outperform them.

    Today’s Fear Less 5 is all about Paraskevidekatriaphobia, or “Friggatriskaidekaphobia” and outperforming the fear of Friday the 13th!


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    • 9 min
    Fear Less University - Episode 27: The Fear of My Own Brain ft. Lauren Boyd

    Fear Less University - Episode 27: The Fear of My Own Brain ft. Lauren Boyd

    November is Epilepsy Awareness Month, a cause that is near and dear to my heart. This is mainly because someone who is near and dear to me has epilepsy. So to support her and the cause of epilepsy awareness, I could think of no one better to interview for today’s episode than my very special guest, my amazing baby sister, Lauren Boyd.
    In this episode, we dive DEEP into what epilepsy is and the different types of seizures those who suffer from epileptic episodes can experience. We talk about Lauren’s history with her disorder, and how she has learned to listen to her own mind and body better in an effort to outperform it. We tap into Lauren’s incredible knowledge as she dispels some of the misconceptions of epilepsy. And finally, we revisit the events of our younger years that led to her finally being properly diagnosed with epilepsy.
    You guys, this episode was SUCH A SPECIAL TIME for me! Not only did I get to interview my baby sister, but I got to talk with her openly about a disorder she’s lived with for more than a decade for the first time as adults. I couldn’t be more proud of the woman she’s become and her strength, resilience, wisdom, and poise continues to inspire me on a daily basis! Get ready to experience inspiration on a whole n’other level. 
    If you'd like to learn more about epilepsy, seizure first aid, or how to raise awareness during Epilepsy Awareness Month, visit epilepsy.com today.
    Be sure to follow Lauren on Instagram and check out her stomping grounds, dance company Sac Dance Lab, as well!

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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Fear Less University - Episode 26: Fear of Uncertainty ft. Cassandra Rosa

    Fear Less University - Episode 26: Fear of Uncertainty ft. Cassandra Rosa

    Cassandra Rosa is an intuitive life coach and clarity creator who believes the key to achieving your dreams starts with creating clarity. She helps millennials find the clarity they need to create their dream life and business. In her coaching practice, she loves to teach her clients how to clear what’s holding them back, define their purpose and vision, and define action steps to make their dreams a reality. She’s focused her best practices into a new award-winning book which was recently launched, called Now What: Create the Clarity to Achieve Your Dreams.

    In her book, she teaches you to clear what’s holding you back, connect with your true purposeful life, and co-create momentum to make it a reality. She shares inspiring stories from her own life experience navigating through her Now What? Moments and takes you on a journey to clear your mind and energy field, connect with your dream life, and co-create your dreams.

    In this episode, Cassandra shares her “Three Keys to Clarity”, which she has learned from her life experience leaving the corporate world and creating her thriving intuitive life coaching business. We discuss how the Fear of Uncertainty in her own life led her to become an intuitive life coach, and what her most memorable “Now What?” moment was in her own life. And finally, we talk about how you can outperform your “monkey mind” and step into that next stage of greatness in your life, simply by seeking clarity and getting out of your own way!

    I’m so excited for this one you guys! Get ready to experience transformation, inspiration, connection, and, most importantly, clarity!

    Be sure to follow Cassandra Rosa around the web:


    Website
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    Facebook
    Purchase her new book, "Now What: Create the Clarity to Achieve Your Dreams"

    Also, be sure to subscribe to the Fear Less U™ Podcast and leave us a rating & review! Help me touch the lives of millions suffering every day from crippling fear, helping them to understand more and in turn, fear "fear itself" less!


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    • 42 min
    Fear Less University - Episode 25: The Trifecta of Fear ft. Danielle Gray

    Fear Less University - Episode 25: The Trifecta of Fear ft. Danielle Gray

    Danielle Gray - multi-passionate entrepreneur, Wilhelmina fitness model, speaker, and the founder of Train Like A Gymnast, understands firsthand what it’s like to have high expectations for yourself. She knows that with her proven processes for mindset shifts, you can accomplish anything when you break it down into the smallest steps possible. She has created a way to make health and fitness comprehensible, enjoyable, efficient, and effective. She is also a certified personal trainer with specialties in bodyweight training, nutrition, kettlebells, pre and post-natal exercise, as well as a former Junior Olympic gymnast, judge, and coach.

    In this episode, Danielle and I discuss the fear of failure many athletes develop out of a desire to be perfect, and a combined fear of judgment from coaches, parents, and teammates. We talk about how her own pursuit of perfection was holding her back and how a fear of failure and judgment led to her mental and emotional fatigue. We discuss how fear has impacted her development on a personal, professional, and athletic level, and what led to her seeking out her next thing to truly find her purpose in life! And finally, we discuss how your story cannot continue unless you are willing to turn the page.

    You guys I am so excited to bring this interview to you! I admire and look up to Danielle as an entrepreneur and multi-potentialite, and know that you’re going to be just as inspired listening to her talk as I was interviewing her!

    Be sure to follow Danielle Gray around the web:


    Instagram (Danielle Gray)
    Instagram (Train Like a Gymnast)
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    LinkedIn

    Also be sure to subscribe to the podcast and leave us a rating & review! Don't forget to follow us on Instagram as well! 

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    • 1 hr 20 min
    Fear Less University - Episode 24: The Many Faces of Fear ft. Coach Oriana Guevara

    Fear Less University - Episode 24: The Many Faces of Fear ft. Coach Oriana Guevara

    Coach Oriana Guevara is an experienced Life & Personal Performance Coach, Certified Relationship Coach, Business Consultant, Speaker, and Author. She is committed to Supporting Entrepreneurs and Executives in their Personal Growth, Professional Expansion, & Inter-generational Legacy-Building. She specializes in supporting men and women to UP-Level and become agents of change in their lives, relationships, businesses, careers, and communities. As an intuitive guide, her work is transformational because of its foundation in Emotional Release & Energy Healing.

    In this episode, we discuss the many Faces of Fear and how you can start identifying, TODAY, which faces your fear takes in different phases of your life! We discuss how the brain is designed for surviving and not thriving, and why this can hold us back from outperforming our fears of judgment and being seen. We talk about the problematic nature of the narrative of “fearlessness” and why the idea of being fearless is dangerous, and why we desperately need to disrupt this narrative. And finally, Coach Oriana shares her personal advice for both men and women on how they can use their fear to step into their greatness as entrepreneurs and successful members of society.

    I am SO EXCITED to share this interview with you because I found in Coach Oriana a like-minded friend who truly understands the benefits of being present with your fears in an effort to better understand them. This is a long one so you guys grab some popcorn & an energy drink, or save this one for a long drive because this episode is jam-packed with so much actionable advice you have to listen to the WHOLE thing to truly get the entire value Coach Oriana shares!!!

    Be sure to follow Coach Oriana on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter, and to order her new book, The Brave New Masculine: Liberating Men to Heal, Restore, and Strengthen their Relationships with Women on her website at orianaguevara.com!


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    • 1 hr 37 min
    Fear Less University - Episode 23: The Fear of the Pivot ft. Nate Rose

    Fear Less University - Episode 23: The Fear of the Pivot ft. Nate Rose

    Nate Rose is not your average rap artist. Hailing from Nashville, Tennessee, Nate Rose is a hip-hop artist & creative mogul often referred to as the "James Bond" of rap for his debonair demeanor and emphasis on intellect. He has a diverse background ranging from business finance to digital media marketing and production, and is the recent owner of a new production company, 12 Bishop, with co-owner David Piersaul.

    In this episode, we discuss fear in the context of “the pivot”. The term “pivot” has become a buzzword referring to a significant business change -- ranging from mild to dramatic. A pivot is usually intended to help a business recover from a tough period, or survive after experiencing new competition or other factors that make the original business model unsustainable. COVID-19 has helped us all realize how we might need to pivot our business models and practices, especially those of us like myself and Nate who are self-employed entrepreneurs. Nate also shares some prudent financial advice with us, and emphasizes how this time in isolation and staying at home is the best time to not only reflect on your choice of vocation, but figure out what your next step will be in adjusting to “the new normal” in this post-COVID world.

    You guys, as a huge Nate Rose fan, I can’t tell if I was more excited conducting this interview or sharing it with you now! But regardless, get your ears and mind ready to receive this dose of wisdom from the "James Bond of Rap" himself, Nate Rose.

    You can find Nate Rose's music here on Spotify, and follow him on Instagram @naterosemusic.


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    • 1 hr 6 min

Customer Reviews

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8 Ratings

L AUNTIE ,

Informative, Insightful, Professional and Honest

I recommend all tune in to Coach Lain and Fear Less University. His recent interview with Lauren Boyd was amazing!! True she is his sister but Coach Lain was able to get Lauren to open up about facts and share her personal feelings about epilepsy. (The sign of a greater interviewer.). Lauren revealed information about her experiences living with seizures, her deep emotional thoughts and how she copes with the fear. LAUREN....YOU’RE AN AMAZING YOUNG LADY!! I learned SO much and will definitely go to the Epilepsy website. Also, I’m going to immediately subscribe to Coach Lain’s podcast. He’s a fantastic interviewer, obviously does his homework and extremely personable! WELL DONE....LF

JAM Masta Kid ,

Thoughtful, Professional and Inspiring

I recently stumbled upon this podcast, and I’m so glad that I did. Lain is so knowledgeable and thoughtful in his dissection of the concept of fear, and his guests are carefully selected to enhance his message. The podcast itself is so well-produced and professional, you’d think he had a whole team of editors behind him. Highly recommend this podcast if you’re looking for something contemplative and insightful!

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