Identity Episodes

March 06, 2020

Just the TIP | You Are Enough

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...

Identity Just The TIP Self-Esteem, Body Image And Physical Health

March 04, 2020

16. How To Overcome Bullying with Troy Rice

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 conve...

Self-Esteem, Body Image And Physical Health Identity Mental Health And Emotional Wellbeing

December 18, 2019

10. Being Gay In A Religious, Immigrant Family with Jofo Domingo

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 d...

Politics, Religion And Race LGBTQ+ Identity Family, Marriage And Fatherhood

December 11, 2019

9. The Impact of Divorce on Young Men with Scott Berty

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 epis...

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

December 04, 2019

8. The Power of Good Fathers with Pablo Milandu

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 ...

Family, Marriage And Fatherhood Politics, Religion And Race Identity

November 05, 2019

6. Adapting to Life After University with Andre Mass

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 li...

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

October 30, 2019

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

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...

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

October 25, 2019

4.2. How To Impress People and Find Happiness

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 w...

Toxic Masculinity Identity Arts And Creativity Mental Health And Emotional Wellbeing

October 22, 2019

4.1. Is Creativity Masculine? With Marco Pedri

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 inte...

Arts And Creativity Toxic Masculinity Mental Health And Emotional Wellbeing Identity

October 15, 2019

3.1. Becoming Comfortable In Your Masculinity with Nick Saang

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 mu...

Toxic Masculinity Identity Relationships, Dating And Mentorship Self-Esteem, Body Image And Physical Health Sex And Pornography

October 03, 2019

1. Men Have Body Image Issues Too with Gautham Rajendra

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, o...

Self-Esteem, Body Image And Physical Health Toxic Masculinity Identity Mental Health And Emotional Wellbeing