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#44 | How to Fight Toxic Masculinity With Kindness, Empathy and Love | Michael Bejani

Sept. 23, 2020

How does experience living in many different countries affect your opinion on masculinity? Can you recover from emotionally and physically abusive relationship with your parents? How helpful is therapy in overcoming your own toxic and unhealthy behaviours? Why can broken relationships be the cataly…

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#FUF - Embracing Empathy and Emotional Intelligence

Aug. 28, 2020

Hey everyone! I am back with my Follow Up Friday series (or #FUF as I like to call it). I missed reflecting on the weeks episodes in this way so I wanted to revive the series and try and bring it back for good! This week, I will be reflecting on Mike Cameron's SOAR method we discussed on this week'…

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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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#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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#FUF | The Oddity of Human Psychology and Power of Leadership

May 29, 2020

Follow up Friday is back this week! I wanted to discuss this week's episode with Andrew Metz and two important things that stood out to me: the oddity of the conversations we have around quitting alcohol and how leaders can win big or completely fail! I want to get back into these as they allow me …

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#27 | How To Take Control Of Your Life and Quit Drinking | Andrew Metz

May 27, 2020

Drinking and alcohol intake can often be seen as a taboo topic. Binge drinking, over indulgence, and debauchery are typically what we think is "too much". But what if you're just having casual drinks everyday? Is that such a bad thing? For Andrew, it's not that it was bad, but he realized that it w…

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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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#25 | What It's Like To Be A Woman in the Military | Amanda Huffman

May 13, 2020

What is it like to be a woman in the military? Is the culture of the military changing and becoming more accepting of female leadership? How is the importance of have male allies in supporting women? How much more did she have to prove herself and her toughness while being deployed? These  are all …

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#24 | How Men Can Overcome Their Body Issues and Insecurities | Adam Pecoraro

May 6, 2020

Why is it that body building can get such a bad wrap? Is it healthy to come at fitness from an angle of insecurity? How can you get over your daily battle with food and the struggles that come with it? Can therapy be good for your business, not just your personal life? What do you do if you don't f…

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Putting Lessons Into Practice | Follow Up Friday #5

April 24, 2020

As I continue on my journey, I want to start implementing more of the practices I learn from the men I interview on a weekly basis. For this week, I had Clay Smeltzer on who talked about owning your stuff, loving your story and living with purpose. Well this week, I owned a piece of myself posting …

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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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#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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#17 | How to Overcome Social Isolation, Anxiety and Understand Masculinity | Mark Metry

March 11, 2020

On this episode, Mark Metry and I discuss his experiences with social isolation, suicidal thoughts, success, toxic masculinity and his upcoming book titled "Screw Being Shy: Learn How to Manage Social Anxiety and Be Yourself in Front of Anyone" which is available for pre-order here. Mark Metry is a…