Ep256: Challenge Your Fear by Seeking Unique Experiences with the Host of Fearless & Far Mike Corey
January 18, 2021
Mike is a Marine Biology graduate turned award-winning filmmaker, host of Fearless & Far YouTube channel and BBC Travel Show. Mike crafts his compelling story with entertaining action and cinematic flair, but his greatest strength is breaking down cultural barriers and connecting with locals worldwide.
What else can’t this man do?
Mike Corey never backs away from an adventure, no matter how strange it may be. He has been travelling the world for eight years on a global quest to challenge fear by seeking unique experiences in weird and beautiful destinations worldwide. Mike aims to inspire others to fight their fears by plunging headfirst into beautiful, unknown locations and participating in undocumented cultural celebrations.
“The more you learn about something, the less scary it is.”
Dancing with Fear
Mike used to fear public speaking, but he’s now doing the very thing that he was terrified to do for most of his life. His exposures to, what for him, profoundly uncomfortable and uncharacteristic things opened the door of opportunities.
His realization that our fear response holds us back from being happy pushed Mike out of his comfort zone. It taught him leaps and bounds forward in personal growth, happiness, and changed him for the better.
Topics Discussed in this Episode
How he overcame his fear in public speaking
2 of the most uncomfortable things he’s done that made him look fear in the face
Fear and fear response
Adventures and wild things he chased
His goal to demystify spooky things that people often judge