The Vinny Brusco Show Podcast

Akshay Nanavati is an adventurer, speaker, author and Veteran, who has overcome drug addiction, war induced PTSD, and depression. Akshay has built a global business, completed multiple ultramarathons, spent 10 days in darkness and isolation, and lost a finger from frostbite while skiing in Antarctica, despite being diagnosed with 4 biological defects that multiple doctors told him would end his life while training. 


Combining his life experience with years of research in science and spirituality, he wrote the book “Fearvana," which the Dalai Lama wrote the foreword for. All the profits from the book are going toward charity. Akshay is now on a mission to help our human family fall in love with suffering in order to create a life of greater meaning, purpose, joy and fulfillment.


Today on The Vinny Brusco Show:

  • Seeking out suffering as a vehicle for transcendence and enlightenment 

  • Akshay’s journey from addiction to living a meaningful life

  • The fear of death and how to deal with it

  • Using extreme challenges to amplify life

  • Finding the balance between control and surrender


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