How To Overcome Fear Lesson 2 – Never Give Up | Chuck Yeager

Courage without fear isn’t bravery at all-just blind stupidity. We’ve got to face fears to overcome them-not blindly shut out our eyes and pretend they’re not there. Let’s learn a little from Chuck Yeager on how to Overcome Fear. Check-out Part 1 on Joseph Kittinger and Part 3 on the man he mentored, Fearless Felix […]

How to Overcome Fear Joseph Kittinger – Lesson 1 – Have A Well-Thought Plan

There’s something about guys we think are fearless that we really respect and admire. Men who break the sound barrier. Men who reach the moon-knowing fully that it’d never been done before and they could die alone in space. We want to be like men we’ve read about in history that put it all on […]

George Washington | Leading From The Front

“Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.” ~George Washington George Washington was born a man just like you and I. Don’t believe me? He proposed to the same woman twice and was turned down both times. I bet you didn’t expect that from one of our Founding Fathers and 1st President. That’s probably more […]

Abraham Lincoln | A Life of Impeccable Character

 Click here for Lincoln | 13th Amendment (My movie review) It’s not a surprise that we continue to revere Abraham Lincoln over two centuries after his birth. Our 16th president personified many of the qualities that we have come to associate with what is best about America. One of Abraham Lincoln’s greatest accomplishments, and it […]

12 Things A Man Doesn’t Have To Do Before He Dies-Stupid Bucket Lists

I know bucket lists are all the rage. Many people are inspired to write down “100 Things I’ll Do Before I Die.” That’s pretty inspiring. I have stuff I want to do before I die. A mental short list of specific things. I haven’t compiled a written list. And I won’t feel like a failure […]

Kicking Fear in the Face – Blade Runner Oscar Pistorius

Have you ever heard of the “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius? This guy should get a gold medal for lack of whining. Today I was reading, a site full of first world problems. One post included a girl complaining that not having a car for two weeks feels “worse than whatever is going on in Darfur.” […]

Fear Less | Reduce Your Fears, One Little Piece at a Time

What are you afraid of? Make a mental list. What’s getting in the way of you getting more life? Fears? Apprehension? Hesitation? Anxiety? How about this–fear LESS. Fear less. Fear fewer things. The fears that you do have, is it possible to reduce them? To lessen them? Fabricated Fears Here’s a really old middle-eastern proverb: […]

Fearless. Is That Enough?

We challenge each other to do daring feats to test our limits. This is part of experiencing life and growing up. Thankfully most of us have enough common sense to know how far to push that limit. Do we need to know when to be Fearless? When I was 8 years old I was racing […]

Fear and Loathing: Fear Is A Gift-Listen To It

This is Part 2 of Fear and Loathing in La Mente. Our series on how fear can paralyze us, and how we get trapped in the mind-game of loathing ourselves for it. Checkout Part 1. Fear and courage are brothers. –Old Proverb Fear gets a bad rap. We even named our site about being fearless. […]

Fear and Loathing in La Mente

This is Part 1 of our series on how fear can paralyze us, and how we get trapped in the mind-game of loathing ourselves for it. See Part 2. Fear. It’s been a driving force in my life as long as I can remember. I can still think of my very first memory.  I was […]