Episode 158 A Healthy Relationship to Fear: Interview Kristen Ulmer

Episode 158 A Healthy Relationship to Fear: Interview with Kristen Ulmer

Welcome to the Love Your Story podcast. Let’s face the fear. 

Kristen Ulmer is a thought leader on fear and anxiety who draws from her tenure as the most fearless woman extreme skier in the world for 12 years, from intently studying Zen for 16 years, and from facilitating tens of thousands of clients on flow and peak performance.

The author of: The Art of Fear: Why Conquering Fear Won’t Work and What to Do Instead, she’s known for radially challenges existing norms about what to do about fear and anxiety. Facilitating and speaking all over the world, some of her clients include Google, Citigroup, Olympic athletes, and the US Air Force. Her revolutionary work has also been featured in such media as NPR, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes Magazine, USA Today, Tim Ferriss’s “Tribe of Mentors,” the Megyn Kelly show and many more.

She’s on the show today to share her story of being a world-class extreme skier and to teach us what she understands about facing and managing fear.

Tune in to the audio program to hear answers to the following questions and a whole lot more.

  1. Tell us the story of how you got started and extreme skiing and what you did.
  2. How did you become a fear/anxiety expert?
  3. What do you teach that’s different from everyone else
  4. What fears do you face today?
  5. Final words of advice

To find Kristen: www.kristenulmer.com

What do YOU fear? What do you do when you fear something? Do you run? Do you hide? Do you face it? Run toward it? 

Challenge this week is to think about how you are living intentional and fearless everyday and how you can live just a little more fearless. What scary thing can you face this week? What courage muscle can you flex?

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About the author, Lori

Lori is the host and producer of the Love Your Story podcast, a podcast dedicated to sharing candid interviews and conversations about living our best life stories on purpose. Lori pulls no punches in capturing interviews that shine a light on how we make it through the hard stuff – stress, anxiety, suicide, eating disorders, rape, the death of children, abuse, divorce and the real stuff we have to deal with. But, she also shares interviews with Olympians and incredible athletes, life coaches, therapists, and people who are changing the world – most often these two categories are one and the same. She has a master’s degree in Folklore--her research focuses on the personal narrative. She is the author of six books and over 100 magazine and newspaper articles, including her latest, L.I.F.E. – Living Intentional and Fearless Every Day. She consults with individuals on a personal and business level in helping them find their stories, reframe the ones that are holding them back, and manage the stories they currently tell themselves in order to create the story they personally want to live.

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