Why might it be important to regularly confront your own sorrows, even if you think you have none?
What are the dangers of endlessly comparing yourself (and competing with) others?
Why do men often have to hit bottom before we’re able to make meaningful changes in our lives?
Why do men (even when we succeed) often struggle to enjoy our daily lives?
Can you “let go” AND still take powerful, effective action?
What did your father teach you about conflict?
Are you constantly trying to make your partner more like you?
Dr. Maull and I talk about his prison experience and the importance of emotional intelligence as a foundation for healthy relationships.
Are you living inside of stressful stories that don’t serve your life?
Our conversation covered a healthy swath of topics, from overthinking to the importance of forgiving our fathers, to the masculine joy of doing nothing and much more.
Could it be that …. we men have been set up to fail in love?
In this episode we talk about conflict, about the myth of men’s emotional sensitivity; we talk a lot about empathy, why it matters, pathways to experiencing it, and how to create connection in moments where both partners are triggered and upset.
A few years ago, I was shocked to discover I’d spent a lifetime (Unknowingly) Allowing one especially critical boundary to be violated by the women I loved, over and over.
His story of being shot, his practices around forgiveness, and how he stays in his heart even in the face of men and women, including police, who may be targeting him because of his skin tone.
Bam and I talk about our cross-cultural experiences of happiness, how ambition often gets in the way; the gift of disappointment and the healing power of cacao.
We’re taught to solve problems, meet at the level of mind, fix things there.