Kamal Ravikant on The Power of Loving Yourself, Visualization Part 1

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Episode 245

Have you ever wondered how the mind influences and heals the body? And how it can make impossible things possible, then this episode is for you! Kamal Ravikant, a serial tech entrepreneur who nearly died, joins me to discuss self-care, entrepreneurship, and the power of the mind to shape one's reality.
Kamal Ravikant is the epitome of risk-taking. From trekking to one of the highest base camps in the Himalayas, walking 550 miles across Spain, bungee jumping out of a perfectly good hot air balloon, to being a venture capitalist and entrepreneur, he experienced it all. And when life threw him a curveball of pain and suffering, he decided to bet on loving himself and play the inner game to win.

Here are three reasons why you should listen to the complete episode:

  1. You'll hear how to turn your mental vision into a life of reality.
  2. Kamal shares his meditation through the pain practice.
  3. Discover how to use your inner power to play the game of life.

Episode Highlights

Kamal Ravikant's elective surgery experience
  • Kamal lived an adventurous life and received different kinds of surgery.
  • He underwent elective surgery, had an artery burst, and bled to death.
  • He spent 2 years of intense pain and fighting for his life daily.
  • Then Kamal set in his mind to not have surgery anymore. 
How Kamal shift his mind to a life of reality
  • Kamal did a meditation through pain.
  • He started a practice of visualizing his reality outside of pain.
  • He focuses on changing his insight.
  • After 4 months, he was living his life vision.
The power of the inner game 
  • Kamal is innately curious and wants to figure things out.
  • Fascinated with the game of life.
  • He wants to understand life by experiencing himself.
  • For him, the power lies in personal commitment and vows.
How does working the inner self change the outer self
  • Life is a whole reflection of what's inside of you.
  • You are the only one who can do and change it.
  • Take care of yourself as much as you care for others.

3 Powerful Quotes from this Episode

10:26 - "Someone told me a long time ago, which was a game changer for me, he said, Life is from the inside out. So I focused on the inner reality."
16:30 - "I want to figure out what this is about. I want to know what the show is about. I'm just fascinated by it, like, "What is this game of life?"
20:09 - "I think a vow is the ultimate commitment because it's not just a commitment to yourself. It's a commitment between you or whatever you hold sacred."

About Kamal Ravikant

Kamal Ravikant is the Managing Partner at Evolve VC, an early-stage Silicon Valley Venture Capital fund, and author of the best-selling books, Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends On It, Rebirth, and Live Your Truth. He is the only non-black, non-woman member of the Black Women's Writers' group and worked with some of the best people in Silicon Valley.

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