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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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How can making mistakes benefit your growth?

And why is fear often misunderstood in personal growth?

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 diverse 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 famous 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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