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Just the TIP | You Are Enough

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 Overcome Bullying with 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. You can find T…

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10. Being Gay In A Religious, Immigrant Family with 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. The Impact of Divorce on Young Men with 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. A bit about the guest: Scott Berty is the Chief Growth Officer of Tru…

Family, Marriage And Fatherhood Politics, Religion And Race Identity

8. The Power of Good Fathers with Pablo Milandu

Dec. 4, 2019

On this episode, Pablo and I go deeper into our conversation creating things we're passionate about, mental health, and the importance of fathers and mentorship in a young man's life. Pablo also talks about growing up in the Rexdale neighbourhood and how that affected him and his friends and how he…

Identity Relationships, Dating And Mentorship Self-Esteem, Body Image And Physical Health

6. Adapting to Life After University with Andre Mass

Nov. 5, 2019

Is karma and spiritually real? What does religion mean to us? Is therapy a legitimate option in today's age? Making the shift from University to "real life" can be challenging, especially if you're outgoing, social fellows like me and Andre. We talk about our struggles to adapt and what life has be…

Self-Esteem, Body Image And Physical Health Identity Relationships, Dating And Mentorship

5. Why Traveling Alone Is Important For Young Men with Godwin Lee

Oct. 30, 2019

Traveling alone and joining the reserves can have a profound effect on your life. Godwin has led a really interesting life in this regard. I really wanted to dive deep into his perspective on industries that seem to get a lot of hate in terms of the types of masculinity they build/promote. However,…

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4.2. How To Impress People and Find Happiness

Oct. 25, 2019

On part 2 of this episode, Marco and I discuss our first perceptions of each other, the importance of happiness, and how hard it is to find relationships nowadays. I apologize for the audio throughout the episode too. There were a few workflow issues I ran into during the recording process and I ho…

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4.1. Is Creativity Masculine? With Marco Pedri

Oct. 22, 2019

On part 1 of this episode of The Imperfect Pod, Marco and I discuss cancel culture, our time in Communication Studies, and the masculinity and femininity of certain passions and how we can move away from discussing those interests in that way! If you have any more feedback, want to be on the show, …

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3.1. Becoming Comfortable In Your Masculinity with Nick Saang

Oct. 15, 2019

On part 1 of this episode of The Imperfect Pod, Nick shares his journey to being comfortable with his masculinity, how much he loves human beings and connection, the importance of vulnerability and trust and more! I had so much fun editing this podcast and re-living the recording of this podcast. A…

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1. Men Have Body Image Issues Too with Gautham Rajendra

Oct. 3, 2019

On this episode of The Imperfect Pod, Luke and Gautham talk about the maturation of their friendship, body image, how important alone time and self-reflection are, and more. If you have any feedback, want to be on the show, or have ideas about potential topics of conversation, please feel free to m…