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#40 | Redefining Badass: How To Become A Better Man Through Emotional Intelligence | Mike Cameron

Aug. 26, 2020

Mike Cameron's life mission is to make men better. When his girlfriend was murdered by an ex-boyfriend in 2015, he took a keen interest in domestic violence prevention and specifically in redefining what it means to be a badass, especially as a man.

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#38 | How Mental Health And Spirituality Can Effect Your Masculinity | Lee Everette

Aug. 12, 2020

Dealing with mental health is not easy. As someone who has never really struggled with it, I've always been fascinated by the conversation. That's why I was so excited for this podcast with Lee Everett. He is not only a mental health and alignment coach, but he is someone that has struggled with me…

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#37 | From Bullied to Blessed: How To Create Your Life Through Goal-Setting | Tanveer Mostafa

Aug. 5, 2020

Being a victim of bully can make for a hard life. For Tanveer, it came to the point of his house being egged, being verbally bullied and much more. For the first part of his life it was really hard to understand why his life was like that. How could he get out of these moments? When will people sta…

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#32 | Why It's Important To Challenge What You Think of Masculinity | Timothy Wenger

July 1, 2020

Timothy is a photographer, writer, business consultant, and a lover of living life. He founded The Man Effect out of a desire to find answers for what it means to be a man, this sent him literally around the world. This journey has not stopped and he continues to press on and create a conversation …

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#31 | Why Empathy Is Important In Your Journey of Masculinity | Jason Lee

June 24, 2020

Why is empathy so important in the discussion of masculinity? For one, it's important to understand but also interpret back another person's feelings. But it also allows you to walk in their shoes and understand how they feel. For Jason, Empathy is at the core of the work he does with Jubilee Media…

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#30 | How Foster Care Can Impact Your Life and Overcoming Struggles | Roman Roberts

June 17, 2020

What is it like to be raised in foster care and how does that affect a young person's confidence? What is the difference between a good and bad foster care home? How do alcohol and pill addictions affect your life? And how can the military save you, shape you, but also hurt you? These are all theme…

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#26 | How Thinking Deeply Can Provide You More Life Clarity | Luke & Brian

May 20, 2020

Understanding who we are is something that we all struggle with. But does it have to be? How do we start? For myself, I've always understood that asking questions is the key to unlocking who we are. But how do you ask the RIGHT questions? And that's what fascinated me so much about Brian. 

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#22 | How Men Can Find Their Purpose and Build Their Legacy | Clay Smeltzer

April 22, 2020

How can men find their purpose in life? How can we discover our identity? At heaven's gate, will we recognize the man we are supposed to become? This episode is all about dreaming about the man you are trying to become and how we can build our legacy everyday.

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#21 | How Men Can Find Their Hope and Identity | Jason Vana

April 15, 2020

During this time, it is hard to feel hope. Even pre-COVID it was hard. For young men, we can really feel lost as we navigate life. Why might this be? Jason's theory? One key aspect of it is the idea of having a verbal right of passage. A real life declaration that "you are a man". In his religion, …

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Learning To Love Your Culture | Follow Up Friday #4

April 3, 2020

When you grow up in a culture that makes fun of your traditional culture, it's not easy to embrace that side of you. You learn to hate it. To distance yourself from it. To refuse that you are that. For Savantloup, it was much of the same thing. He hated the fact that he was Sri Lankan because no on…

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#18 | How Being An Introvert Can Affect Your Self Image | Godwin Chan

March 25, 2020

On this episode, Godwin and I discuss how being an introvert can reflect your image of masculinity in both positive and negative ways. We also discuss his podcast, Digital Introverts, therapy, how you can uncouple rewards and self-esteem, being an Asian man in a Western culture, and the affects of …

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You Are Enough... Believe In Yourself | Follow Up Friday #2

March 6, 2020

Hey (im)perfect listeners. Here's episode two of my new series called Follow Up Friday where I take one clip or soundbite from this week's episode and respond to it. I wanted to reflect a bit more on my recordings and thought this was the perfect way to go about doing it. It allows me to analyze wh…

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#16 | How To Overcoming Bullying With Empathy and Developing Patience | Troy Rice

March 4, 2020

How do you recover from being bullied at a young age? How do you learn that you are enough? What can young men do to learn empathy? How can young men and children learn patience? On this episode, Troy and I go deep into conversations about marriage, bullying, growth mindset and more.

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#10 | How To Come Out In A Religious Family and Overcome Differences | Jofo Domingo

Dec. 18, 2019

How hard was it to be gay at an all-male school? What are the challenges you face in your coming-out story growing up in a Catholic home? What are some ways you can build better relationships with your parents despite these differences? On this episode, Jofo and I go deeper into all of these questi…

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#9 | How Divorce Affects Young Children and Dealing With Those Emotions | Scott Berty

Dec. 11, 2019

Why are men teased and made fun of for being sensitive and emotional? How does divorce affect young men? How can selfishness lead to happiness for everyone? These are some of the topics that Scott and I talk about on our episode.