Jaimal Yogis http://kalw.org en Getting behind the science of fear http://kalw.org/post/getting-behind-science-fear <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jaimal</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Yogis is the author of the </span><a href="http://http//www.fearproject.net/" style="line-height: 1.5;">book</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The Fear Project: What Our Most Primal Emotion Taught Me About Survival, Success, Surfing . . . and Love</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. In it he takes an experiential approach to getting over some of his own fears, by confronting them head on. He tells stories of swimming with sharks, forcing himself to do public presentations, and surfing giant waves. Along the way, he also spoke with researchers about the science behind our fears.</span></p><p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 00:52:14 +0000 Martina Castro 31886 at http://kalw.org Getting behind the science of fear Confronting life's fears on a surfboard http://kalw.org/post/confronting-lifes-fears-surfboard <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jaimal Yogis was 29 years old when he went through his first big heartbreak. At the time, he was living in a dark studio to save money and </span>Jaimal<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was feeling pretty sorry for himself.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">His girlfriend Sara was his first real love. When they met in their early </span>20s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span>Jaimal<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was instantly drawn to her silly sense of humor and green-blue eyes. After a short time, they fell for </span>eachother<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Hard.</span></p><p> Tue, 21 May 2013 00:33:49 +0000 Martina Castro 27509 at http://kalw.org Confronting life's fears on a surfboard