Pure Curiosity with Iris McAlpin

Pure Curiosity: Jake Heilbrunn on Transforming Anxiety into Passion

Episode Summary

Jake Heilbrunn was suffering from crippling anxiety before embarking on a life-changing trip to South America. His experience during his travels connected him to his passion for helping others, so when he returned he began speaking and writing about his journey. Jake is now an extremely accomplished public speaker, author and mental health advocate, helping young people all over the world find their passions and overcome their fears.

Episode Notes

Jake Heilbrunn was suffering from crippling anxiety before embarking on a life-changing trip to South America. His experience during his travels connected him to his passion for helping others, and when he returned he began speaking and writing about his journey. Jake is now an extremely accomplished public speaker, best selling author and entrepreneur, helping young people all over the world find their passions and overcome their fears.

About Our Guest:

Jake Heilbrunn is a bestselling author, TEDx speaker, surf-loving nomad, and entrepreneur. He is the chief strategy officer of The Idea Collective, an idea incubator, talent hub and networking epicenter for thought leaders, change makers, and social influencers seeking to create the greatest human impact possible.He has spoken to over 12,000 people of all ages, sharing his story and inspiring audiences to replace anxiety with purpose and follow their intuition. Jake's work has been featured in Psychology Today, The LA Times, Thought Catalog and The San Diego Union-Tribune. He is currently helping heart-driven leaders land, deliver, and spread their TEDx talk so they can impact the world with their story and message.
Buy his Book on Amazon 

Visit his website

Read his Psychology Today articles:
Anxiety and Depression in College
Student Anxiety Epidemic 

Check out his Kickstarter campaign on the book/story. 

Watch the episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/mO5rct_52IU