Fear and growth with stuntman Shayan Safar

For stuntman Shayan Safar, fear is an essential ingredient to living a full life. It is an emotion to be embraced and utilized, rather than avoided.

I had a chance to chat with him recently about his journey into stunts, how he deals with fear, and how it can be used as a vehicle for growth.

Check it out:

This is a shortened cut of our conversation in which we cover:

  • How Shayan got started in stunts, plus advice for others making a big career change.
  • A technique he uses to deal with fear.
  • How a person can use fear to live life to the fullest
  • What is his greatest fear.

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In the full video we also cover:

  • How to approach calculating risk when taking on new projects/activities.
  • What to look for in a coach/mentor.
  • How he prepares himself physically for what he does.
  • Specialization vs balancing multiple interests, in regards to training.
  • Analysis paralysis.
  • What is next for him.
  • What it means to live a good life, and how he pursues it.

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