Episode 110

Published on:

2nd Nov 2022

The Myth of the Nonemotional Man

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The lie that men aren't emotional

The Appeal of Stoicism

  • Stoicism - Indifference to pleasure or pain
  • There is a danger in looking at emotion as a bad thing
  • We are emotional creatures
  • We have emotions and we are better when we use them
  • Stoicism gives the illusion of complete control
  • Without our emotions, we are missing out on a big part of our design as men

The Missing Power

  • Men were designed to have emotions
  • Emotions were designed to power us as men
  • A passionate man is driven
  • Passion is more inward than outward
  • You don't have to act emotional to be full of passion
  • Passionate men make a difference in whatever they do

Tapping the Power

  • Fighting passiveness
  • Passiveness is an epidemic among men today
  • The passiveness of Peace at all costs
  • We must fight the areas of our life where we go passive
  • We can't talk about our emotions without talking about the fake emotions that have so trapped so many men
  • Your Power comes from your authentic self

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The Confident Man Podcast
Giving men the confidence they need to navigate the overwhelm of life. Pressure comes from all around us as men. We want to be good men, good husbands, and good dads. We also want to live a life of purpose and not just survive. The Confident Man Podcast seeks to empower you so you can live a strong confident life in all you do!

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David Maxwell

“Being a man is not a finish line to pass, but an adventure you live every day.”
David Maxwell coaches men on how to live a life with purpose and passion using his 4 A proprietary process. He’s spent the last 25 years helping young men feel confident in who they are and the decisions they make.
He has been speaking in front of small and large audiences for over 30 years and hosts “The Confident Man Podcast” on all major podcast platforms.
David has a degree in Banking and Finance and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership. He was married to his late wife Angie for 28 years and has 2 children.
His website is www.davidmaxwellcoaching.com