The Greatest Gift we can give our children

In his early 20s, the special operations officer had already served two tours of duty in a bloody war. Back then, people didn’t admit or even know anything about post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), so he was left to himself to deal with the emotional serpents that snaked through his consciousness. At one moment he was killing the enemy by the dozens; the next moment after many more had surrendered, he could only look down upon them with pity and empathy. He wriggled emotionally in pain and confusion.

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Topics: Fearless Parenting, adventure, fear as fuel, patrick sweeney, fearguru, neuroscience

Talks at Google on Fear and Courage

Patrick was invited to the European HQ of Google in September and talk about the surprising power of fear. Here's the talk with a great Q&A at the end. 

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Topics: adventure, keynote speaker, fear as fuel, motivational speaker, google talks, patrick sweeney, fear guru, fearguru