Young men need to be initiated in to manhood so they can step in to it and claim ownership over their lives. In this time, the initiation process is often unofficial, haphazard, and young men tend to attempt to initiate themselves. We have a whole generation of men who feel they were never initiated in to manhood. Brad Leslie joins me to talk about the solutions to this problem, and how he is keeping the old traditions alive.
Robert Kandell is a “tough conversations specialist”. He joins me on the show to discuss how he coaches men to bring a special flavour of honesty to their relationships. His new book is called unHIDDEN: A Book for Men and Those Confused by Them.
In a time where “Toxic Masculinity” is a common term, we need mentors to guide men in understanding how to proceed in a world amidst so much criticism. Phil Teertha Mistlberger provides some direction to guide men who want to engage “the dark side of the masculine” in their own lives, and see it more clearly in others.
Are relationships your biggest trigger? How do we make our relationships last? If you've found yourself unable to hold long term romantic relationships, this episode is for you. Sheleana Aiyana and I discuss the importance of inner work and how to engage that work to improve your romantic relationships.
Matthew Stillman is a well experienced student of men's work. He's worked with the likes of Robert Bly, David Deita, and Mantak Chia. We talk about his favourite pieces of learning from his 20+ years of mens work experience.
Where are men and women disconnected in our culture, and is it possible to heal? I dig in to this and more with my first female guest, Sheleana Aiyana. She lays down some powerful honesty and shares her experience of the wounded masculine, and the evolving men of today.
I sat down with 3 men spanning 2 generations who have chosen to live together in the same house, not out of convenience, but for the purpose of community building, and mentorship. Call it a “conscious community”. Tune in to find out why anyone would do such a thing.
I sit down with Steve Parr and we discuss what its like to be a man in 2017.
What is true brotherhood? What is initiation? Where are our elders?