Jaimal Yogis

5:52pm

Tue August 20, 2013
Health, Science, Environment

Getting behind the science of fear

Jaimal's Yogis' new book The Fear Project

Jaimal Yogis is the author of the book The Fear Project: What Our Most Primal Emotion Taught Me About Survival, Success, Surfing . . . and Love. 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.

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5:33pm

Mon May 20, 2013
Arts & Culture

Confronting life's fears on a surfboard

on Banner drops into a huge wave at the 2010 Mavericks Surf Contest.
Rick Bucich http://www.flickr.com/photos/rbucich/4360784494/

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 Jaimal was feeling pretty sorry for himself.

His girlfriend Sara was his first real love. When they met in their early 20s, Jaimal was instantly drawn to her silly sense of humor and green-blue eyes. After a short time, they fell for eachother. Hard.

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