Facing Fear

Friday, February 08, 2013

Jaimal Yogis, journalist and author of The Fear Project: What Our Most Primal Emotion Taught Me About Survival, Success, Surfing . . . and Love, explores the science of fear through his own attempt to deal with his own.

→Event: Jaimal Yogis will be "in conversation" with psychiatrist Dr. Srini Pillay at The Rubin Museum on Feb.9. Ticket information here.

Share your overcoming-fear moment: What have you done, despite the fact it terrified you? Was it worth it?  Call us at 212-433-WNYC, 212-433-9692 or post your comment here.


Jaimal Yogis

Comments [5]


Fear of leaving my job.

Feb. 08 2013 11:11 AM

fear of airline turbulence, homelessness.

Feb. 08 2013 10:58 AM
carolita from NYC

I have found that overcoming fear of embarrassment and failure has gotten me far. I'd never have become a cartoonist and writer if I'd remained afraid of what people would think of me. On the other hand, all my other fears are rational, and I totally respect them.

Feb. 08 2013 10:56 AM
Bob from Brooklyn

Facebook? You have your own website right here, Brian.

Feb. 08 2013 10:55 AM
Bob from Brooklyn

Hi Brian,

I'm curious to know how people with power use fear for their own ends. Also, when people in power become fearful, how do they lash out at those perceived threats?

Feb. 08 2013 10:51 AM

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