‘This is a time to practise radical acceptance.’

In today’s Mindvalley Podcast, Vishen will be conversing with a very special individual in the world of philosophy, business and personal growth…whom he refers to as his personal Yoda – Professor Srikumar Rao. And he has some revolutionary ideas about how to be your happiest self and how to really tackle this anxiety-producing COVID-19 pandemic.

Listen out for:

  • Srikumar’s logical and emotional approach if you’re feeling scared right now.
  • The story of the Russian pilgrim and how it can help you find wellbeing despite world-wide suffering.
  • The concept of being ‘Radiantly Alive’ and how to embody it.
  • How you can use your awareness as a flashlight to focus on serving those around you.
  • The power of gratitude to change your pandemic perspective.

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If you’d like to send a personal email to Srikumar, here’s his address: srikumarrao@gmail.com and don’t forget to visit his website: https://theraoinstitute.com/

To learn how to breakthrough toxic thoughts and learn practical ancient wisdom with Prof Srikumar Rao watch this FREE Mindvalley Masterclass – https://go.mindvalley.com/podcast_tqpm

Check out the Superhumans at Work podcast next for any help you need adjusting to remote or at-home working  – https://go.mindvalley.com/superhumansatwork

About Srikumar Rao

Srikumar Rao is an educator, executive, best selling author and life coach. He also happens to be one of the most popular business professors in America. His pioneering course, ‘Creativity and Personal Mastery,’ remains among the most popular and highest rated courses at many of the world’s top business schools including Columbia University and The London Business School.

He’s the bestselling author of Are You Ready to Succeed: Unconventional Strategies for Achieving Personal Mastery in Business and Life, Happiness at Work: Be Resilient, Motivated, and Successful – No Matter What, and has been a contributing editor for Forbes. Srikumar Rao’s work has been covered by major media including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, Time, Fortune, BusinessWeek, the London Times, the Guardian and the Daily Telegraph.

His main mission is simple. It’s to help people find purpose in their lives. And frankly, he’s smashing that goal.



The Mindvalley Podcast aims to bring to you the greatest teachers and thought leaders on the planet to discuss the world's most powerful ideas in personal growth for mind, body, spirit, and work.

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