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Episode 236: How to Make Fear Your Superpower | Farnoosh Torabi, Award-Winning Personal Finance Expert & Host of So Money


Episode 236 talks about how to make fear your superpower, featuring Farnoosh Torabi, Award-Winning Personal Finance Expert & Host of So Money. Listen to episode 236 now wherever you stream podcasts!

Episode 236: How to Make Fear Your Superpower | Farnoosh Torabi, Award-Winning Personal Finance Expert & Host of So Money

Farnoosh Torabi is one of America’s leading personal finance authorities who’s hooked on helping you live your richest, happiest life. As a multi-bestselling Financial Author, Contributing Editor to Time Magazine’s NextAdvisorCNBC host and creator of the award-winning So Money, Farnoosh has become our favorite go-to money expert and financial friend. The New York Times calls her advice, “perfectly practical.”

Farnoosh was born in Worcester, Massachusetts to immigrant parents who left Iran in the late 1970s in search of a more fulfilling life. Arriving with two suitcases and the promise of a small stipend from her dad’s university, the Torabi’s took a leap of faith and settled in the United States, hoping to build their version of the American Dream. It was here that her parents furthered their education, found fulfilling work, became homeowners and instilled in their children the virtues of patience, generosity and hard work.

Money may have been tight (really tight), but it was never a taboo subject in the household and for that, Farnoosh is eternally grateful. It’s what ultimately inspired her to lead a mission to help others achieve financial greatness.

Today, Farnoosh is a sought-after speaker and bestselling author. Each year she speaks at numerous events, companies, organizations and schools. She’s written multiple books, hosted a CNBC program and worked alongside Oprah’s editorial team to bring her advice and insights to the world. She hosts the long-running, Webby-winning podcast So Money, which has earned over 30 million downloads.

Her latest bestseller is entitled A Healthy State of Panic; learn how following fear can be a chance towards safety, satisfaction and all kinds of success. Discover how to become more self-reliant and financially resilient, how to invite more calm and control into your daily routine, and how to stop hiding from fear and instead invite it into your living room, where it can serve you in building your best life.

You can follow Farnoosh on InstagramFacebook and Twitter.

Episode 236 Highlights:

  • Her personal memoir, A Healthy State of Panic
  • How to navigate through the fear of money
  • Changing your thoughts around the fear of rejection
  • Shifting your beliefs around the fear of uncertainty, especially as a business owner
  • What biggest lessons fear has taught her
  • And more!

Fear, often perceived as a crippling emotion, possesses the potential to morph into an extraordinary superpower. It’s our innate survival mechanism, alerting us to potential threats. Yet, when we learn to harness fear’s energy, it can be a formidable driving force. Fear propels us out of our comfort zones, inspiring resilience and determination. It pushes us to confront our limitations and surmount obstacles, enabling us to achieve what was once deemed impossible.

When we acknowledge fear’s presence and use it as a source of motivation, it transforms into courage, propelling us towards success and self-discovery. Fear, when embraced, becomes the catalyst for our growth, empowering us to rise to incredible heights. We hope listening to this episode gives you permission for yourself to follow that fear and do it scared. Be sure to purchase Farnoosh’s new book here!

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Until next time, stay empowered, stay inspired & #staypoderosa ✨💎

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