Within the Mind of a Warrior: Rich Hungerford, Former SAS Patrol Commander
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The world is full of legends, heroes… warriors.
While the word “warrior” might sound intimidating, there is a deeper meaning and philosophy behind this word than many realize. Being a warrior doesn’t mean that you have to be engaged in warfare as your profession.
Being a warrior is something you are. It originates within your spirit, not in your profession. There are warriors in all walks of life, and being one is not defined by your age, gender, how you look, or what you do.
You may be a businessman/businesswoman, a teacher, a doctor, or an electrician… and still be a warrior.
Warriors are those who step up and fight evil when they must. Being a warrior is who you are inside. It’s someone who has this protective tendency or mindset to serve and protect other people or other things—the environment, animals, etc.—for the greater good.
Our guest for this interview, Rich Hungerford, embodies these words and is a true example of what it means to be a warrior.
Rich is a former SAS Patrol Commander (the SAS is one of the toughest, most psychologically and physically demanding branch of special forces in the Australian Army).
Today, Rich is the senior instructor at Bush Lore Australia, the survival school he founded. He is also the founder of The Warrior’s Path Academy, an academy that assists, guides, and mentors men who are seeking to realign themselves with their ancestral sense of ‘place’ within their family, community, and work lives.
This is a diverse interview that covers some important and fascinating grounds with many lessons and takeaways about fear, mindset, nature, what it means to be a warrior, and so much more.
For the ones who feel called—yes, you who are reading this—you have come to the right place, the right interview. Take a look inside the mind of a warrior, Rich Hungerford, to learn some deep truths.
If you want to read and learn more about the traits, mindset, and the deeper thought and philosophy behind what it means to be a warrior, here are three more great books:
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