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Orlando Bloom: 3 Reasons Why You Need to Allow Yourself to Make Mistakes & Shift Your Perspective on Fear

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Do you stop yourself from making mistakes? 

Do you want to shift your perspective on fear? 

Today, let’s welcome the one and only Orlando Bloom. Orlando gained widespread fame for his roles in some of the most popular films including The Lord of the Rings trilogy and Pirates of the Caribbean series. He will be seen starring in Peacock's limited adventure docuseries, To The Edge, which he also produced. Off-screen, Orlando is known for his humanitarian efforts, including his work as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.

Orlando shares insights from his life as an actor, adventurer, and someone deeply involved in spirituality. He talks about how meditation and mindfulness help him stay balanced despite the hectic nature of being a celebrity, his views on masculinity, the importance of embracing both masculine and feminine qualities, and striving for balance and introspection in life. We also get to hear stories about facing and overcoming fears, embracing vulnerability, and the lessons he's learned from these challenges. This episode isn't just about getting to know a renowned actor but diving into the personal journey of a man who is constantly looking for deeper meaning and connections in life.

In this interview, you’ll learn:
How to overcome fear
How to maintain balance in a hectic life
How to incorporate mindfulness into everyday activities
How to explore and embrace different aspects of your personality
How to use life's challenges as growth opportunities

Tune in now for a discussion full of insights on overcoming fears, embracing spirituality, and pursuing personal growth.  

With Love and Gratitude,
Jay Shetty

What We Discuss:
02:28 Working in an Unscripted Space
06:09 What’s Your Earliest Childhood Fear?
08:35 Practicing Buddhism
13:49 The Lotus Sutra
20:16 The 8 Wins
26:28 Trusting Your Life and Becoming Capable
36:33 Being Present While on the Edge
44:48 Any Moment Could Be Your Last
45:43 The Deepest Mirror You’ll Ever Have
48:58 What Did You Learn from Your Past Relationships?
51:22 Introducing Buddhism Practice to My Kids
55:33 Whatever You’re Saying, You Become
01:02:22 Loving the Parenting Journey
01:07:16 The Impacts of Your Decisions
01:09:13 Opportunities Through Obstacles
01:17:40 Buddhism Is My Anchor
01:18:59 The Fear You’re Currently Overcoming
01:26:04 Orlando Bloom on Final Five

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