The Power of Men’s Groups, Polarity, and the Evolution of Consciousness with Mark Van der Gaag

You’ve probably heard the little bumper sticker phrase that every crisis is also an opportunity. Like so much, our perspective often dictates what meaning we ascribe to our experiences.

Mark Van der Gaag recently sat down to chat with me during his Life Shift Summit to talk about many of the opportunities men are facing in these wild times. We cover a lot of ground, including masculine/feminine polarity, men’s group + men’s work, and how our consciousness continues to evolve well past adulthood.

Who has it easier getting into relationship? Men or Women?

I recently had a chat with Melanie of the Dear Men Podcast again to go over the results of a survey she created – discussing who has it easier when it comes to hetero dating and relationships, men or women? This is one where the grass always seems greener….and has a LOT to do with circumstances AND the amount of inner-work one has done. Listen in now – and what do you think?

The Secret to Masculine Success is Not What You Think

Whether it’s personal growth, creating a thriving relationship, or building a career of meaning and purpose, there’s one thing that more than anything else will determine the eventual outcome. The ability to RECOMMIT. Over my years of leading men’s groups and coaching...
The reason radiant women aren’t attracted to you

The reason radiant women aren’t attracted to you

It’s simple. You aren’t deep enough. It’s not about having six pack abs, the perfect hairline, a massive salary, or a fancy sports car. Those are all surface and shallow representations of what the feminine is really craving from the masculine: depth. What is depth?...

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Breaking Through Shadow with Chris Jerome

Breaking Through Shadow with Chris Jerome

What is Shadow work and why is it so important for men? How connected are the mind and body when it comes to our traumas? How does doing deep work in groups impact our nervous system? Listen as I chat with Chris Jerome, my co-facilitator for our deep dive weekends for...

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The thing that hurts the masculine the most

The thing that hurts the masculine the most

Even when just playing for fun, the masculine always prefers to win over losing because let's face it, it feels BETTER. When things don't go our way and something doesn't work out, it stings, be it in work, relationships, or our health. Those stings can stack up over...

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Stop chasing women and do this instead

Stop chasing women and do this instead

Neediness is one of the most UNATTRACTIVE qualities we can embody as men, and it's often present in subtle ways more than we realize. Humans are social creatures, and our nervous systems are WIRED for connection from top to bottom, and intimate relationships are one...

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The hidden force that drives many men into the friendzone

The hidden force that drives many men into the friendzone

One of the traps us nice guys fall into over and over again is getting stuck in the so called "friend zone". We're attracted to a woman, connect with her, and then our relational dynamic stays one in which we're seen as good guy, but not someone she necessarily thinks...

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Polarity: Practicing Difference in Relationship

Polarity: Practicing Difference in Relationship

https://api.podcache.net/episodes/7fe42a70-9c92-4c3b-b7ee-fc3a3020532e/stream.mp3 Jumped back in front of the mic for another amazing episode of Dear Men with my friend and co-coach Melanie Curtin. In this episode, we talk some of the nuts and bolts of practicing...

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Information is not Transformation

Information is not Transformation

We're living in an INCREDIBLE time where we have access to all of human knowledge in a tiny device we can carry with us wherever we go. But the truth is, sometimes it's a TRAP. It's a journey I walked myself, amassing a huge collection of books, pdfs, courses,...

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