DiscoverMindfully Masculine: Personal Growth and Mental Health for Men
Mindfully Masculine: Personal Growth and Mental Health for Men

Mindfully Masculine: Personal Growth and Mental Health for Men

Author: On "Mindfully Masculine" we support and encourage men who strive to level-up their lives as we share books, media, and personal stories on mental health and well-being. Challenges in your life? We deliver the tips and tools that truly help.

Subscribed: 7Played: 192
Share

Description

Charles and Dan are just two guys talking about relationships, masculinity, and authenticity. Join them as they discuss books and media, as well as their (sometimes messy) personal stories, to encourage men to join the fight for their mental, physical, and emotional health--because a world of healthy, resilient men is a thriving and more secure world for everyone.

136 Episodes
Reverse
Podcast Episode: Quality Time: More Than Just Being TogetherEpisode Overview:In this episode of the "Mindfully Masculine" podcast, Charles and Dan dive into the second love language: Quality Time. They explore the importance of focused attention, meaningful interactions, and how quality time enhances relationships. The hosts discuss strategies for men to overcome distractions and connect with their partners.Key Topics Covered:Defining Quality Time:Understanding quality time as a love language...
Welcome to the Mindfully Masculine Podcast! In this episode, Charles and Dan explore how the love language of words of affirmation can profoundly impact your relationship. As part of their ongoing series on the five love languages for men, this episode delves into the nuances of expressing love verbally and the transformative effects it can have.Charles begins the episode by sharing his personal journey with the five love languages. After taking the full assessment on Gary Chapman’s website, ...
Welcome to the Mindfully Masculine Podcast! In this episode, Charles and Dan dive into the world of Gary Chapman's "The 5 Love Languages for Men." After a brief hiatus due to the Memorial Day holiday and some personal hurdles, the duo returns to explore the foundational concepts of this popular book.Charles and Dan reconnect, sharing personal updates and setting the stage for the discussion on "The 5 Love Languages for Men." They start with a humorous and relatable conversation about learning...
Episode Title: Concluding "Self-Care for Men": Bathrooms, Plants, and SmellsHosts: Charles and DanEpisode Summary:In this final episode of the self-care series, Charles and Dan discuss tips for men's self-care routines, including clothing choices for travel, refreshing your wardrobe, and the importance of a welcoming bathroom environment. They also delve into the concept of feng shui, houseplants, and aromatherapy, offering practical advice and debunking some common misconceptions.Key Topics:...
Episode Summary:In this episode of the Mindfully Masculine Podcast, hosts Charles and Dan delve into the final chapters of Garrett Muntz's "Self-Care for Men," focusing on optimizing living spaces for better self-care. They explore the practical aspects of arranging and utilizing spaces within one’s living environment to enhance personal well-being. Additionally, the episode kicks off with a thought-provoking discussion based on a social media query: Would you rather encounter a man or a bear...
In this thought-provoking episode, Charles and Dan delve into the spiritual aspects of self-care, as discussed in Garrett Muntz's book, "Self-Care for Men". While Charles expresses skepticism about practices like astrology and smudging, the duo explores their potential psychological benefits and discusses broader self-care strategies.Spiritual Practices for Self-Care:Charles and Dan examine various spiritual practices recommended in the book. While Charles is critical of new age practices lik...
In this exciting episode, Charles and Dan dive deep into the topics of hair loss and body image, pulling insights from the book "Self-Care for Men" by Garrett Muntz. They explore societal perceptions, personal reactions to baldness, and share personal anecdotes and advice on managing both the hair you want and the hair you don't. Join us as we discuss how baldness affects social standing, the impact of celebrity culture on hair loss stigma, and practical tips for those experiencing thinning h...
Episode Summary:Join Charles and Dan on the "Mindfully Masculine" podcast as they dive into the essential considerations for choosing the right place to get your haircut. Whether you opt for a quick clip at the local barber or a luxurious styling session at a salon, this episode covers everything from the nuances of barber versus stylist services to the cultural shifts in men's grooming. Listen as they share personal experiences and offer practical advice to help you decide where and how to g...
Have you ever sat down at a fancy restaurant, only to discover a stray hair in your spaghetti? That's exactly what happened to one of us last week, and it sparked a hilarious, albeit slightly gross, discussion about the unexpected places we find hair. This mishap, alongside Garrett Muntz's sage advice, led us into a hearty chat about the world of men's hair care products. We swap anecdotes and explore everything from the slick appeal of pomade to the subtle charm of mustache wax, aiming to ar...
Ever wrestled with the conundrum of whether a man should use a hairdryer? Dan and Charles tackle that hairy issue head-on, debunking myths, and swapping stories about our own grooming rituals. But that's just the tip of the iceberg. We're also carving out a space to talk about men's self-care in ways that go beyond the surface, diving into how technology like insulin pumps can drastically improve daily life for those managing diabetes. And because we're all about balance, we don't shy away fr...
Ever wondered what it takes to have a luscious head of hair and a heart full of love? Join us in peeling back the layers of two seemingly unrelated yet deeply personal topics: the secrets to impeccable hair care and the complexities of unconditional love. Prepare to have your bathroom shelf and your belief systems shaken-up, as we dissect everything from sulfate-free shampoos to the nature of the love we share with those closest to us. Whether you're looking to overhaul your hair routine or c...
Embark on a transformative journey with us as we challenge the norms of masculinity and self-care. Dan and I delve into the myriad of anti-aging strategies for men, from the basic to the bold, and share our candid opinions on what works and what's just hype. But it's not just about looking good; it's about living vibrantly. I'm all set to chat about my anticipation for a high-stakes hike up Mount Whitney—if Lady Luck grants me a date. We'll swap stories on managing the rigors of high-altitude...
Ever wondered about the unexpected connections between oral hygiene and German's chocolate cake? Settle in as we embark on a lively journey through the world of self-care for men, starting with those pearly whites. Our latest Mindfully Masculine Podcast episode isn't just a treasure trove of dental wisdom—it's a rollicking adventure through personal anecdotes and myth-busting that will leave you both informed and chuckling. We peel back layers of oral care marketing and share our own experien...
Ever been caught between the adrenaline rush of a sports game and the zen-like tranquility of a spa day? Charles and Dan, strike that balance in our latest Mindfully Masculine episode, as we swap tales from our spa experiences and weigh in on the recent Super Bowl buzz. Our chat delves into Travis Kelce and Coach Andy Reid's sideline exchange, where we touch on the intricacies of respect, authority, and race in sports. But it's not all about the gridiron; self-care aficionados and rookies ali...
Sheet Mask Shenanigans

Sheet Mask Shenanigans

2024-03-0430:02

Ever thought a hydrating face mask was just a slick way to scare off anyone at the door? Well, we took the plunge, beards and all, and let's just say, our coffee sipping technique needed some serious innovation. We wax comical about our latest foray into the world of men's self-care, sharing our skirmishes with the slippery adversaries known as sheet masks. But it's not all laughs—we also chat about the Tiny Habits method and how your better half could be your allies on this journey towards g...
Have you ever considered the simple act of shaving as a cornerstone of self-care? This episode is a soothing balm for those looking to enhance their grooming routine, with insights on why embracing the blade—or not—can be a deeply personal choice. Charles and Dan examine the tools that keep us looking sharp, from high-tech razors to the most indulgent of soaps. Plus, we share the warmth and comfort of life's little luxuries, like a heated steering wheel on a chilly Pennsylvania morning.Strap ...
Picture the scene: you're sidled up in the frosty pre-dawn of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, bundled up and brimming with excitement, awaiting the famous groundhog's springtime prophecy. It's almost Groundhog Day, and we're cracking the lid on this time-honored tradition, from securing the perfect spot to witness Phil's annual weather prediction to the history that burrows deep to its Germanic roots. Expect tales of camaraderie in the chills of February and the warm glow of a shared experience, ...
Ever had one of those days where the universe seems to conspire against your domestic bliss? Well, pull up a chair and chuckle along as we recount some recent homelife hi-jinx–from rogue RVs causing water outages to backflow bedlam in the garden. But it's not all sprinkler systems and studio aesthetics; we also share our takeaways from Podfest, where the mix of venue vibes and speaker surprises left us with plenty to mull over. Now, let's swap garden gloves for bathrobes as we strip down...
Tattoos are Self-care?

Tattoos are Self-care?

2024-02-0552:50

Have you ever stared at a tattoo and wondered about the story it tells? Charles and Dan are peeling back the ink this week on Mindfully Masculine, as we tackle the complex dynamics of self-care and identity in the realm of tattoos and beyond. We're diving into the reasons why some men choose to remain a blank canvas, sharing personal tales that range from cultural influences to the potential for regret with permanent body art. But it's not all serious business; we'll whisk you away on a culin...
Ever wondered how to navigate the complex seas of men's skincare without capsizing under the weight of scented moisturizers and aftershaves? Let Charles and Dan be your seasoned crew on this voyage. We're confessing our skincare sins, from our often neglected routines to the greasy aftermath we all dread. But it's not all smooth sailing; we're tackling the tough questions about when to moisturize, the battle of the fragrances, and the simple alternatives that could save your skin from the dee...
loading
Comments