A 16 Second Habit That Will Change Your Life

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I first began using this technique when I was training for the Olympics.  As I’ve studied neuroscience over the past five years for my book “Fear is Fuel”, I realize how impactful this little routine is, and how it can literally change the quality of decisions you make every single day. It will make you…

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St. Patrick’s Lessons in Courage

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St Patrick was a slave around 400 AD who used fear as fuel to power a daring escape from slavery and eventually to change the world. There are some things about his courage, bravery and intelligence you might not know, and at least one thing about St Patrick’s day you can use to win a…

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TAME Fear and Live the life of your dreams

Patrick J Sweeney, Certified Virtual Speaker, Fear Guru, Best-Selling Author, Entrepreneur, Adventurer

There are many levels of anxiety, fear and terror – learning the science behind what is happening physiologically is critical to making the most of the incredible energy fear can generate. The first step is to adopt the B.A.S.E. method  when you feel your body or mind getting scared – increased heart rate, faster breathing, sweaty…

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An Adventure Weekend in Portugal

Patrick J Sweeney, Certified Virtual Speaker, Fear Guru, Best-Selling Author, Entrepreneur, Adventurer

Betty Boop wanted to take me someplace I’d never been before – so we went to the birthplace of Brazil – Portugal. It was a fun-filled weeknd of surfing, drinking, and lots of food…and a workout from Shape magazine for middle aged moms that kicked my ass after the flight!

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Adventure in your OWN backyard. plus 50 in 50

Patrick J Sweeney, Certified Virtual Speaker, Fear Guru, Best-Selling Author, Entrepreneur, Adventurer

You don’t have to travel to the Alps or Alaska to find adventure; everyplace on Earth has something fun and exciting to challenge yourself, your friends, and your family. Here’s a great example as I tackle a new challenge over the next 50 weeks: 50 summits. Maximize your adventure time with these tips.

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Four steps to getting great in less than 10,000 hours

Patrick J Sweeney, Certified Virtual Speaker, Fear Guru, Best-Selling Author, Entrepreneur, Adventurer

Malcolm Gladwell popularized the 10,000 hour rule, and others claim natural ability and genetics trumps training. The truth is both are wrong according to the latest research. K. Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool have researched masters in many fields from Chess to Athletics and they found it’s got nothing to do with talent. Watch the video then…

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The key to raising Smart, Successful, Happy Kids

Patrick J Sweeney, Certified Virtual Speaker, Fear Guru, Best-Selling Author, Entrepreneur, Adventurer

There is one quality that we can instill in our children that can helps ensure that they will be less likely to lie and cheat, that will help them avoid depression and is a primary trait of successful people everywhere. In this short video I show how triathlons can help you do that! Please SHARE…

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