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Just the TIP | What's the deal with men and legacy?

March 12, 2021

Welcome back to Just the TIP is where I do a short reflection on this past week's episode! On this episode, I give my reflections on my conversation with Zach Smith about a few topics including: Why men are looking to build their legacy and why that fascinates me How depression and anxiety can be l…

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68. Hiking Across North America and Building Legacy with Zach Smith

March 10, 2021

On this episode, Zach and I talk about his solo hike trip across the Pacific Crest Trail and his biggest takeaways, as well as the positive influence of Bell Let’s Talk in the mental health community. Key themes of the episode: Why Bell Let's Talk is good for society Why he went on his trip across …

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67. Prison, Strength and Giving Men Permission to Feel with Eldra Jackson

March 3, 2021

Eldra Jackson was serving life in New Folsom prison and in and out of the prison system for almost 30 years. This is his journey of rehabilitation, extreme ownership, self work and intense growth. Key themes of the episode: The desire to be respected and feared in prison How he had an image of stre…

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56. Honest Conversations About Crossdressing with Savannah Hauk

Dec. 9, 2020

On this episode my guest is Author and Crossdresser, Savannah Hauk. We discuss the difference between drag and crossdressing, how gender and sexuality plays into the conversation and presentation, how people view her in public and much much more. Savannah Hauk is a lifelong dual-gender biological m…

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40. Redefining Badass: How To Become A Better Man with 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. With that came a shift to discussing what masculi…

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38. How Spirituality Can Chang Your Opinion of Masculinity with 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. How Goal Setting Can Help Shape Your Life with 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. Questioning What You Think About Masculinity with 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. The Power of Empathy In Your Life's Journey with 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. Growing Up in Foster Care with 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 Asking Questions Can Provide Clarity with Brian Morgan

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. On this p…

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22. How Men Can Find Their Purpose and Create Legacy with 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. Clay Smeltzer is a man who owns himsel…

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21. Why Rites of Passage are Important with 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 rite of passage. A real life declaration that "you are a man". In his religion, t…

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Just the TIP | Own Your Culture

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 with 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…