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Sep 28, 2015

John Nieuwenburg opens up in a very vulnerable way about his attempted suicide and depression on today's show. John is an award-winning coach and a TedX speaker. He talks on what depression feels like, his recovery after his suicide attempt, and how other people can prevent what John has went through. Do not be afraid to talk about your depression and to seek help. The only way to come out of your darkness is by shining a light on it.

 

Key Takeaways:

[2:55] Who is John Nieuwenburg?

[7:55] What was life like for John before the age of 45?

[13:40] What makes a great coach?

[17:55] What type of work does John do?

[23:25] Why did John attempt suicide?

[25:45] What does depression feel like?

[34:00] We give depression power by not talking about it. Talk about your depression.

[39:35] With depression, you feel like you've run out of options.

[45:00] Statistics on suicides in Canada says that 3 out of 4 suicides are men.

[48:10] What happened after John's suicide attempt?

[51:40] Remember, ManTalks is hosting a full one day event on Nov 7th.

[55:20] How can you help people who are suffering?

[58:10 The only way to come out of the darkness is by shining a light on it.

[58:35] Should you take medication?

[1:01:50] Should you talk about depression with children?

[1:03:40] What does it mean to be a man today?

[1:05:50] Do you have a written definition of the best you can be? Affirmations are important.

[1:09:00] What is John excited about today?

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNScHdMMw8E

http://w5coaching.com

Darkness Visible by William Styron

http://www.ted.com/talks/brene_brown_on_vulnerability?language=en

 

Music Credit:

Parlange & Latenite Automatic (jesusparlange.com– lateniteautomatic.com)

 

Sep 21, 2015

Lodro Rinzler is a practitioner and teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage. Lodro has been meditating since he was a child and has written five books with the newest being, How to Love Yourself (And Sometimes Other People). Lodro's columns have appeared on Elephant Journal, Huffington Post, Bloomberg, and so much more. Lodro talks on how you can love yourself, using your vulnerability as a strength, and he does a short demonstration on how to start meditating.

 

Key Takeaways:

[2:10] ManTalks will be hosting a one day event on Nov 7th.

[3:30] What is Man It Forward and how can you win tickets for the event?

[5:40] Who is Lodro?

[7:15] Why did Lodro run off to the monastery?

[8:30] Lodro is a second-generation Buddhist.

[11:40] Lodro talks about his latest book, How to Love Yourself.

[15:20] How can help people love themselves?

[18:45] Connor and Roger talks on the one day event ManTalks is hosting.

[21:35] How can we start meditating?

[31:40] How can men look into themselves?

[36:10] Meditating helps teach you how to love.

[40:00] Why does the world need meditation now?

[43:10] How does Lodro define success?

[45:00] What does it mean to be a modern man?

[46:20] What is Lodro excited about right now?

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

http://mantalks.com/

http://ny.shambhala.org/blog/

http://www.lodrorinzler.com/

 

Music Credit:

Parlange & Latenite Automatic (jesusparlange.com– lateniteautomatic.com)

 

Sep 14, 2015

Vikram Vij is an Indian-born Canadian chef and the co-owner of Vij's Restaurant in Vancouver. Vikram brings his extreme optimism and passion for cooking right into this podcast. He says passion is like your first love and your focus should be your second love. When these two loves are combined, it's a great recipe for success. Vikram shares openly the challenges he has faced and his frustrations with prejudice. He also talks on the importance of freedom and respecting everyone, no matter what social class they may be.

 

Key Takeaways:

[1:25] Who is Vikram Vij?

[5:50] What does passion mean to Vikram?

[8:30] Why did Vikram go to Austria?

[11:15] Failure is a part of our lives.

[11:45] There's no formula for success.

[13:30] What kind of challenges has Vikram experienced? 

[19:00] What's Vikram's definition of success?

[20:20] Vikram talks about his mentors.

[23:15] What are Vikram's core beliefs?

[28:10] Connor and Roger tell you about the 1-day event Man Talks will be hosting and how you can win free tickets.

[32:00] What people thrive for in life is freedom.

[35:50] Vikram is often frustrated by prejudice.

[38:45] Best resources? Travel the world.

[42:55] What does it mean to be a man today?

[48:00] One piece of advice? Respect everyone.

[49:40] What kind of legacy would Vikram like to leave?

[51:55] What's Vikram excited about today?

[56:25] Love what you do and don't take things for granted.

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

http://mantalks.com/

Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill.

http://www.vijs.ca/

https://twitter.com/Vijs_restaurant

https://www.facebook.com/Vijs-174255645924082/timeline/

 

Music Credit:

Parlange & Latenite Automatic (jesusparlange.com– lateniteautomatic.com)

 

 

Sep 8, 2015

David Katz is the Founder of The Plastic Bank and recent winner of the EO Global Citizen award. The Plastic Bank is the world's only organization to monetize plastic recycling. The Plastic Bank gives opportunities for the disadvantaged to collect and trade plastic waste as currency and the organization aims to create a global micro recycling economy to help reduce poverty and clean the environment. David speaks to Connor on raising a special needs child, the importance of being present in your work, and so much more on today's episode.

 

Key Takeaways:

[1:05] ManTalks will be having a one day event in Vancouver.

[2:10] Connor introduces David Katz

[4:00] What does David do?

[6:30] How does David's plastic business work?

[10:25] Consumers are demanding corporations to make a conscious change in the environment.

[13:00] How does an entrepreneur make money? By adding value.

[14:40] What was David like as a kid?

[18:00] Enjoy the journey and focus on being happy today.

[23:15] Despite being a C-student, David went to university.

[25:55] Connor listened to the radio recently and hated it.

[28:00] What makes David present? Exercise.

[31:10] We never regret exercise when you're done.

[40:00] How did David learn to work through the obstacles and not flee?

[44:25] David was inspired by failure.

[59:05] What's David's defining moment?

[54:40] Grow the most vulnerable part of yourself.

[61:10] Everything is meaningful when you know what to look for.

[64:35] What kind of legacy would David like to leave?

[70:00] What's one question David never has been asked before?

[73:00] What's David most excited about?

[74:55] Life is limitless.

[76:45] Remember ManTalks is hosting a one day event in Vancouver.

 

Mentioned In This Episode:

http://mantalks.com/

http://plasticbank.org

 

Music Credit:

Parlange & Latenite Automatic (jesusparlange.com– lateniteautomatic.com)

 

 

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