The Relaxed Male

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Become the man you dream of. The Relaxed Male helps men realize their purpose and learn to breathe. Be the father your sons and daughters need. Be the partner your spouse needs. How to be the best man after a divorce. There are solutions if you are willing to get out of your comfort zone.

Become the man you dream of. The Relaxed Male helps men realize their purpose and learn to breathe. Be the father your sons and daughters need. Be the partner your spouse needs. How to be the best man after a divorce. There are solutions if you are willing to get out of your comfort zone.

Episodes

MAY 13, 2021 Free Yourself From The Opinion of Others
## Question of the Week by The Brotherhood of Me Why am I not happy in my life? There are a lot of reasons that you are lacking joy and happiness in your life. Since I don't know you from adam I can only guess as to why you are unhappy and restless. The number one reason I would surmise is that …
MAY 6, 2021 The Grudge: The Heaviest of Weights
Join the Operation: Tears of the 22 Off the Hardball event for the veterans. WIll be happening on August 5-8 at Byrd Adventure Center In the beautiful Ozark National Park Sign up Today ## Question of the Week by The Brotherhood of Men How do I simplify life and be happy? How to always be happy? …
APR 29, 2021 Playing The Victim Means You're Playing to Lose
Join me in helping Operation: Tears of the 22 and their first-time event over at the Byrd Adventure Center in Arkansas. This is happening between August 5-8 and are they ever putting up a bang-up event. There are going to be music and jeep rides on the many trails that span around the heart of the …
APR 22, 2021 A Conversation with MJ Durkin
## Special Announcement if you are a veteran of any branch of the military there is a special event going on with the guys of Operation: Tears of the 22 over at Byrd Adventure Center on August 5-8. There are going to be Jeep rides brought to you by local Jeep clubs, and giving you a chance to camp…
APR 15, 2021 The Folly of Happy Wife Happy Life
Mention The Operation: Tears of the 22 off the Hardball event is coming up on August 5-8 Free for veterans and their families. There are going to be Jeep clubs there for you to go rock crawling and other jeep trails. Fishing and hiking, Then there is the benefit of being our in nature. Event Page…
APR 8, 2021 Are You An Asset or A Liability?
If you are a veteran there is an event just for you coming August 5-8 in Byrd, AR. It is being brought to you by Operation: Tears of the 22. There will be food trucks, music, talks, and Jeep rides. If you are interested you can get more information on Facebook event page Question Of The Week How …
APR 1, 2021 Get Outside!
## Question of the week by The Brotherhood of Men ### How do I become a better father, husband, and steward of the community, despite having a rough past? by Bryan Whitson Build your 4 pillars of a good man. Your mind Read learn and grow. Learn about yourself. Read how to communicate with you…
MAR 25, 2021 Finding Your Band Of Brothers
Announcements ## Announcements Workshop for Divorced Men New Gear for a better podcast - Zoom Podtrak P4 ## Question of the Week by The Brotherhood of Men Is it normal to feel discouraged about hobbies if your parents get too involved? I am going to assume that you are around the age of 14–18…
MAR 18, 2021 The Need For a Band Of Brothers
## Question of The Week by The Brotherhood Of Men ### What is the best way to become a good father to a teenager you just met? Now I don't know all the details so let's do this in two parts. Those parts will be the most likely scenarios, This is your stepson and a boy in your neighborhood. Step…
MAR 11, 2021 Do Words Have Power?
## Question of the week by Brotherhood of Men Why am I getting angry over small things and ending up so much frustrated and at last beating myself or beating others? Well, there are a few points that can help you stop getting angry all the time. The first, is to know what is the opposite of love?…
MAR 4, 2021 Men Need A Purpose
## Question of the Week by The Brotherhood of Men How do I become stronger after a breakup? In the last 2 years I've had my heart broken twice… how do I begin to feel worthy again? How do you become stronger? Much like you become stronger physically you have to work on it. There are different fie…
FEB 25, 2021 Using Affirmations Correctly
## Question of the week By The Brotherhood of Men What is the motivation behind people that voluntarily choose to become parental figures to others even without solicitation? https://qr.ae/pNE9rO ### Why do affirmations work? Affirmations much like the power of I am, which is an affirmation in …
FEB 18, 2021 What Can You Control?
## Question of the week by The Brotherhood of Men What's the best way of handling a teenager’s mood swing? ## Main topic We struggle with controlling things. Many times we try to control the stuff we can’t control. This often leads to lots of different types of suffering. We get angry and show f…
FEB 11, 2021 Are You an Attractive Person?
## Question of The Week By The Brotherhood Of Men > I wonder ...do know or have contact with anyone that helps single parents pull in the missing element of a mother or father energy in parenting as a single parent or co-parent? > > Andrea Fitzpatrick How do single parents help their child with t…
FEB 8, 2021 Are You a Problem Magnet?
I bet you know someone who is a problem magnet. Maybe you are a problem magnet. What is a problem magnet you ask well the definition is quite simple it is that person who is always complaining about something going wrong in their life? Who’s a problem magnet? * Always has a problem * Has trou…
JAN 28, 2021 The Recipe for Happiness
## Question of the Week by The Brotherhood Of Men I have low self-esteem, short height, no talent, no skills, average intelligence, and bad social skills. What do I do? How can you find happiness? Many people seem to think that they cant be happy. That is probably true. The reason they can't find…
JAN 21, 2021 Powerful Questions to Ask Yourself
## Main Topic How can you tap into the power of your mind? The answer is the question. How many times have you asked yourself useless questions? Like why am I fat? or Can I make a dumber question? The reason those are useless is that they go against what you are wanting to be answered. ### The gr…
JAN 13, 2021 A Conversation with Jayden
This week I talk to my son Jayden about growing up and the challenges he faces. What he thinks is needed for you to be able to succeed. We talk about when he was growing up to when he discovered that rebelling doesn't serve all the time but why kids do rebel. How do young men of today need to do t…
JAN 7, 2021 Holding Space
## Main Topic What do does it mean to hold space? You may have heard people say this from time to time and it sounds a bit odd. Holding space. How could one possibly hold space for yourself or anybody else? That is what I want to actually help you understand this week. How do you hold space for an…
DEC 31, 2020 Building Respect
## Question of the week by The Brotherhood Of Men. > I handled all the finances. The kids well being, cleaned, full time career, still got told I wasn’t enough. So it’s really just up to what the woman thinks > > anonymous There is so much that is wrong with this comment first the guy is making t…
DEC 24, 2020 Find Your System for Success
If you have followed this blog for a while you know I am big on setting up goals but I really suck at keeping them. I have claimed more than once I am an average man but I am becoming extraordinary. The reason I say this is because I am in the same boat you are. Maybe you are listening to this in 5…
DEC 17, 2020 I Have A Confession
## The Question of the Week - Brought to you by The Brotherhood of Men Read Bryan Goodwin's answer to Do you feel that you are appreciated as a father? on Quora Question by Roderick Wrenn ## The topic of the week Hey men, This week is sort of a confessional that I want to get started and out …
DEC 10, 2020 Can Positivity be Toxic?
## Question of the week - brought to you by The Brotherhood of Men Read Bryan Goodwin's answer to Should the government play any role in the parent/child relationship? Are there circumstances where outside involvement/support/restrictions is/are acceptable? Who gets the final say in what happens…
DEC 3, 2020 Men and The Problem with Porn
This week I have a new guest. His name is Michael Mcpherson he is a mens Coach who specializes in Male Sexuality. He helps men get over the problems of porn. we talk about why men get stuck on porn why it doesn’t serve us and the harm it creates to our sons. mod you are interested in Michael’s work…
NOV 26, 2020 The First Year
## Guests Big Brother Jake Warner - Ep 34 Tripp Lanier - Ep 39 Terry Tucker - Ep50 Coming next week Michael Mcpherson - Ep 53 ## I was on a few Podcasts Senior Moments The Pragmatic Idealist The Flipped Lifestyle ## Topics From The Man Box To the 4 pillars Talked a lot about Emotions and…
NOV 19, 2020 The Silent Contract
## The Question of the week Brought by Brotherhood of Men ## The Main Topic This week we are talking about the silent contract or silent hit on those we say we love. ### The Silent Contract The silent contract is when we don’t do something to wait it out for the other person to get the hint and…
NOV 12, 2020 Finding Your Purpose with Terry Tucker
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NOV 5, 2020 First Empty Your Cup
## Question of the Week Brought to you by The Brotherhood of Men Read Bryan Goodwin's answer to My mom and I have been getting into fights. We’re both tired of it, but always seem to argue. How do I make things good again? on Quora ## Main Topic There is an old story about how a University pro…
OCT 29, 2020 Make a Statement About Your Life
## The Question of The Week by The Brotherhood Of Men Read Bryan Goodwin's answer to How can I get good grades living with a toxic family? My stepdad hates me and always starts yelling at my mom or just in general when it is a lecture or test. on Quora ## Main Topic Have you even made a Life S…
OCT 22, 2020 Find Who You Are
## Question of the Week - Courtesy of The Brotherhood of Men Comes from a Youtube Comment but user D in response to the last episode Don't Settle > "Don't settle for what? Lmfao. Some people don't have any choice in their circumstances you ignorant f***. By the way, no matter what action you take…
OCT 15, 2020 Don’t Settle
## Question of the Week By The Brotherhood of Men Why do Grandparents like to make quarrels in the house? ## Main Topic Why you don't want to become complacent. Becoming complacent causes you to rust. you miss many different opportunities that if you are on the lookout you could easily find. I …
OCT 8, 2020 Cancel The Canceling
This week we are talking about the current atmosphere in the US there is a lot of contention and lack of communication. We have the right rubbing the very being that drives the left up the wall. We are throwing “evidence” of why one side is right and the other side is wrong. So much that Facebook i…
OCT 1, 2020 Listening to Podcast
Podcasts are becoming better known for the information they provide than just 3 guys and one brain. This week I just talk about why podcasts are so good and how they help you to become a better person
SEP 24, 2020 Take Both Sides of The Story
Why are both sides of the story important? often we spend way too much time thinking about what people should do instead of understanding where they are coming from. We focus on how we can control the situation instead of understanding and connect with other people. We write scripts in our heads a…
SEP 17, 2020 The Secret to Your Success
Today's topic is about being successful. Why are you having trouble finding success in your financial life, or maybe the relationship between you and your son? The reasons are numerous, or should I say excuses are numerous. The truth is you have all the same abilities to be successful as the next p…
SEP 10, 2020 Getting Back Up
## Main topic How to get back up after being handed a defeat Look at that failure as a learning experience. We all struggle and we all fall down. We fail at something. What do you do get back up or just lay there? Look at all the underdog stories. We root for rocky to get back up. We cheered when…
SEP 3, 2020 Are You Looking through the Windshield or the Rearview mirror?
Are you driving through life by looking through the windshield or are you driving by the rearview mirror? So many times we look in the rearview mirror instead of the windshield while going through life. Why do we do this? There is a reason we drive looking out of the windshield of a car and not th…
AUG 27, 2020 Raising Dangerous Boys with Tripp Lanier
What does it mean to be dangerous? For our guest host this week it means to stop playing it safe. Don’t spend your time worry so much about what the neighbors think and pursue the FLAP. We all want Freedom Love Aliveness and Peace. To attain these four wonderful items you have to examine why are y…
AUG 20, 2020 The 4 Pillars of Relaxed Male: The Man's Community
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AUG 13, 2020 4 Pillars of a Relaxed Male: The Man's Soul
This week we are talking about The Man’s Soul. This pillar has a couple of different facets. Not only does it mean building and creating but Feeding your soul is also tied to mental health. ## What does a Man’s soul mean? In a nutshell, it is being creative. We are said to be made in God’s image …
AUG 6, 2020 The 4 Pillars: The Man's Mind
Why does a man’s mind need to be kept up? That is what we talk about this week on our continuing series about the 4 pillars of a relaxed Male or maybe fo a confident man. I don’t know I am playing with the thought and still working through some of the details. Either way, the principles of a man’s…
JUL 30, 2020 4 Pillars of Relaxed Male: The Man's Body
Question of the week https://www.quora.com/Is-it-better-to-reward-good-value-or-punish-bad-behavior-during-parenting/answer/Bryan-Goodwin-10?ch=10&share;=1a1465c2&srid;=p0zJe Main topic Why is the man’s body important to living a relaxed male lifestyle? The body is where you are at. Yeah, you a…
JUL 23, 2020 A Conversation on Race with Big Brother Jake Warner
Today I called an audible. I was going to do the first of the 4 pillars of Relaxed Male but instead, I decided to have a conversation with a good friend of mine Jake Warner. And we explored the challenging but best ways to approach racism in today’s environment. We explore what best can be done to…
JUL 16, 2020 The 4 Pillars of Relaxed Male
## Why are there pillars Like many things, you have to have a foundation to build on. Each pillar is centered around a portion of men’s life that needs to be kept up so that he can have a full and happy life. Life a table with 4 legs you can have 3 out of the 4 and it will do ok but it isn’t stab…
JUL 9, 2020 Denying Your Emotions
## Question of the week John Dude, I thought this was a podcast that was supposed to help dads with their sons. When are you going to start helping those dads with their sons? ## Main Topic We are often stoic for many reasons but can that be overdone? Yes, the answer is simply yes. It can be ov…
JUL 2, 2020 You Are Not Broken
Main event I have seen many people who go through life looking through the rearview mirror of life. A wise man once told me that is why the rearview mirror is so small. Yeah, the pst is important but what is important to you is in front of you. We all have different experiences in life we like to…
JUN 25, 2020 The Man Box Part 2
This is part 2 of a 2 part series I would recommend you listen to episode 29 first. Now, this is a new concept for me and it was introduced to me from a friend of mine. She is a counselor who works with sex offenders. She was talking about how they use the information about The Man Box to help the…
JUN 18, 2020 The Man Box Part 1
Now, this is a new concept for me and it was introduced to me from a friend of mine. She is a counselor who works with sex offenders. She was talking about how they use the information about The Man Box to help them. Now This episode is more than likely going to drift on the political a bit. This i…
JUN 11, 2020 Powerful questions you need to ask yourself
Why are questions important? Your brain is a computer and will look for the answer you ask it. What does this make possible? Big Leap Questions Am I willing to increase the amount of time each day that I feel good inside An inner sense of well being An I willing to increase the amount of time my wh…
JUN 4, 2020 Having Gratitude
Main topic Having gratitude can overcome most obstacles. How does gratitude help? 1. It changes your mindset to one of the abundance EP14 - https://www.relaxedmale.com/ep-14-the-abundance-mindset/ 2. You can't be negative when you see the abundance you have. 3. It is the root of an abundan…
MAY 28, 2020 Using Fear to Your Advantage
## Question of the Week This weeks question is from Quora https://qr.ae/pNyZ5J ## Main topic Fear, is something we have all experienced in one form or another sometime in our life. I remember when I was a little kid I was in the kitchen at night and grabbing some snacks I wasn’t supposed to hav…
MAY 21, 2020 How Did You Get There?
One of the biggest factors that will hold a person back is the story and thoughts of how they arrived in the current circumstance they find themselves in. There are times that people may find themselves in a deep dark hole. When they look back on how they arrived there they want to point their fin…
MAY 14, 2020 The Stories We are Living Out
We all have a story in our head. Yet we often have the wrong story. The story you tell is apart of whether or not you are going to succeed. Now, these stories are yours. But are you telling your story in the right frame of light or are you perhaps living somebody else story? Doing this doesn’t ser…
MAY 3, 2020 Avoid the Crab Bucket
Maybe you have heard of the analogy of the bucket of crabs. This is where it is easy to keep crabs in a bucket because as one crab tries to crawl out the other crabs in the bucket grab him and drag him back in. This represents the people in your circle. These people are your friends and family memb…
APR 30, 2020 You Dramatic Life
Why so dramatic? I bet you know many people who seem to love drama. They overblow what the worst that can happen. They relish gossip and add details to stories they hear. Yet I bet you didn’t know that you also delve into drama quite a bit too. Maybe you know you do and if so good job at least you …
APR 23, 2020 The Benefits of Joining a Mastermind
The benefits of a mastermind are plenty and I wanted to share some specific benefits that you gain when you are a part of a mastermind. You are a part of a community You don’t have to worry about feeling lone nearly as much as if you were going on your own. You will have people who have been in you…
APR 16, 2020 Taking Action
If you want to succeed you have to take action. Sounds like that is a no brainer. Yet one of the reasons most people don’t succeed is because they don’t take the steps they need to take. They will hymn and haw over what they should or should not do ## Why people don’t take action ### Fear Afraid…
APR 9, 2020 Ending the Suffering
We start this episode off with a little rant about the changing times and how does this goes with why we suffer. We have hard all about how people suffer. Yet we don’t really look at what causes suffering. Why do we suffer? We suffer because we resist our emotions we try to make people do what …
APR 2, 2020 The Biggest Liar is The People Pleaser
So many people say they hate liars. You cant trust them. Yet many of those people are the worst liars around. Now there are two types of people who are inherently liars. No, I am not talking about Navy recruiters or politicians. I am talking about Addicts are liars and the other natural liar is a p…
MAR 26, 2020 The Fixed Mindset
What is a fixed mindset? The Fixed mindset is the thought that you are limited in what you are able to achieve by what your talent is. We often tell kids that they are smart and this is a huge problem for when the kids actually hit a limit on what their smarts are able to create. This problem can…
MAR 19, 2020 The Growth Mindset
The concept of Growth mindset and it's counterpart Fixed mindset comes from Stanford Professor Carol Dweck Ph.D. in her book Mindset. In this book, she talks in detail what each mindset is and give an example after examples of people who display both sides. From Dorothy Delay the violin teacher fro…
MAR 12, 2020 The Scarcity Mindset
This week talking about the opposite of the abundant mindset in Episode 14. That is a scarcity mindset and the problems it can cause in your efforts of being successful. We all have problems with negative thinking. Those negative thoughts are normal and have a purpose but they don’t serve us as the…
MAR 5, 2020 The Abundant Mindset
## What is an abundant mindset? People with an abundant mindset feel freer to give and share because they don’t see that the resources in their life are in scare supply. They have the motto of There is more where that came from. Often people who aim for and achieve big goals are people who have an…
FEB 27, 2020 Its About The Mindset
What is a mindset? It is the story you tell yourself. It is a set of beliefs that help you in determine how badly you are wanting a particular outcome. A mindset is basically a set of thought habits. So this helps to set whether you are actually going to achieve that outcome or not. It is able to…
FEB 16, 2020 Be Yourself
So there are so many people following each other it is actually pretty hard to see who is really leading. From Tattoos being a kind of interesting piece of art on bikers and sailers to now you see almost everyone with a tattoo. What makes leaders and successful people are that they are different. …
FEB 9, 2020 What is Anxiety?
There are times that we are just flat out stressed. There are family duties, work duties, and other random problems that just want to heap upon us so that we just start to have a hard time concentrating. That stress we feel can create moments of higher than normal anxiety and the different health p…
FEB 1, 2020 Whats Holding You Back
Talking about failing to even start today. What holds you back? What are the factors that keep you from even taking getting far enough down the road to even feel stuck? ## Fear This is the biggest of all and encompasses just about everything that makes you not even want to jump off the diving boa…
JAN 23, 2020 Why Do We Feel Stuck?
We all feel stuck from time to time. The problem is when we feel stick and don’t know how to get past that feeling. We often are stuck and accept it as normal. We cope with the feeling and it often becomes normal. That is why so many people have started their great American novel, and it dies there…
JAN 15, 2020 Being Self-Reliant
So many men have become dependent that it is actually scary to think of being self-reliance. Though being able to rely on yourself is an important part of being a complete and balanced man. Many people depend on others to make them happy or to provide for them. This does nothing but breed disconten…
JAN 9, 2020 Not Happy? Are you Supposed to be happy?
Some people believe they deserve to be happy. Is this really true? This is what we explore in today’s podcast episode. Many people believe they are supposed to feel happy all of the time and then get flustered and even downright upset when they feel anything other than happiness. They are plagued …
JAN 1, 2020 Have An After Action Review
A quick and shorter episode this week compared to Episode 5 at least. So this week talking about after-action reviews. This is a review strategy that can help you become better and learn from your mistakes faster. It does take some practice to think of it and practice it after different actions. B…
DEC 25, 2019 Set a Goal To Have More Goals
The end of the year is near. Have you set your goals yet? Do you even plan to set goals? This episode is all about goals. We cover the who, What, How’s, and why’s of Goal setting. ## Why set goals? Goals are important to men who want a change. What type of change? Any change you desire. You want …
DEC 18, 2019 Emotional Discussion
Emotions, it is one of those conversations many people don’t care to have. Men often see emotions as a messy hindrance in their daily life that many men avoid some emotions though if you were to believe some media sources you would think that men love to be angry and brutish all the time. This is b…
DEC 11, 2019 Responsibility, Why it is Important?
What makes a man? That is a big question. Many people ask that all that time. There are Quora topics on what a person has to do to be a man. Yet the answer is actually pretty straight forward. With all the navel-gazing many do over this topic, the answer can be summed up on a comparison. You have …
DEC 4, 2019 We are missing the Connection
I called an audible this week and decided to change the direction of the podcast. One big problem I had was the audio quality was seriously lacking so I dropped my earbuds mic for just the microphone on my phone. This has increased my sound quality a lot and the sound will improve down the road whe…
NOV 29, 2019 How is Relaxed Male Going to change my mindset?
Hello men, So today we have our very first episode of the new podcast the Relaxed Male. This is another channel that will help men find out that they have more potential of achieving their dreams than originally thought Now, this episode does a brief overview of the 4 pillars of Relaxed Male. The…
NOV 29, 2019 The Relaxed Male Podcast Trailer
So what can you expect from this podcast? I foresee a lot. This podcast is out to help men understand that their dreams matter and that the reason for the burn out is because of all the friction you generate be going against your calling. I would like for men to understand that we give so much for…