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“There is a lot of correlation between rough childhoods and fatherless homes. But there is also a negative effect on the FATHER shirking his responsibility.”

Despite the fact that women are usually the ones raising the topic of commitment in hetero relationships, commitment is actually a masculine (testosterone-driven) virtue. The ability to commit, be it to family group, purpose, or values, is a necessary stage in the development of a man. In this episode I explain why commitment is a masculine virtue, what men get out of it, and how to grow up and put your balls on the table.

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109 5 1/2 Guiding Principles for a Man’s Life: My Personal Moral Code for Life Decisions

Last weekend a friend and I did a David Goggins-inspired challenge: 4km every 4 hrs for 48hrs. During it we had a lot of philosophical discussion and created personal morality. This episode shows the other side of "Breaking Social Constructions of Reality" episode--...

Joseph Teskey: Attachment Theory

Powered by RedCircleAre you more ANXIOUS or AVOIDANT? How do you see Attachment Theory show up in how you relate? Attachment Theory is probably the most useful model for understanding out relationship tendencies. This convo is with Joseph Teskey, a psychotherapist...

119 Orpheus Archetype: How to Integrate Your Romantic Side (without being cringe)

A lot of guys dissociate from their romantic side. So it ends up coming out in cringey ways. The best lessons on integrating this come from the Greek myth of Orpheus... Check out other episodes

Iain Armstrong: Taoism and Kung Fu

Powered by RedCircleIain Armstrong is a Kung Fu master in Thailand and the lineage holder of Nam Yang Kung Fu originated in Shaolin. We speak on Taoism, the mind-body connection, and understanding ‘qi’ in relation to physical fitness and longevity. Check out his work...

125 How To Get Good at Telling The Truth

Last week I spoke about why I've stopped using "vulnerability"... and why being truthful is a prerequisite for control of your reality. But if you have a history of "low fidelity" (anything from compulsive lying to being vague), becoming more truthful is easier said...

Warrior Archetype

The Warrior Archetype is the set of testosterone-driven impulses that have a man develop his competence and courage. It's also associated with aggression which is why it's often attacked as "toxic masculinity". This episode discusses the function of this archetype,...

Spiritual Sexual Shamanic Experience feat. Ashmiel

Powered by RedCircleAshmiel (@devindivine333) is a healer and exotic dancer. This episode was recorded on the first and last days of a tantric training, the Spiritual Sexual Shamanic experience with the School of Temple Arts. Check out other episodes

How to Alchemize Frustration (Arousal Control Technique)

I had a moment (few hours) of very ungrounded little b*tchness due to a DMV-like experience. But then I remembered a somatic technique to transform the "wound-up" feeling into something more pleasurable. You can try it next time you're frustrated to calm your mind and...