115. Our Experience Surrendering Control to Gain Real Power

March 28, 2024

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“Pretending to have control where we don’t only leads to losing ourselves in the chaos…Embracing this, we learn to dance with uncertainty, finding true power not in control, but in acceptance and adaptability.” – Tait


Today on Men, This Way:

  • 6:30 – The overwhelming complexities of life and finding power in surrender 
  • 9:30 – The illusion of control and how embracing uncertainty can lead to greater power and freedom
  • 17:20 – The importance of shifting from trying to exert power over others to sharing power with them
  • 22:00 – Preparing your children vs. controlling them
  • 26:40 – How men isolate themselves & understanding “Mr. Nice Guy”
  • 34:40 – The paradox of power and a simple formula for creating change in life
  • 40:40 – Power with vs. power over: “Everything in the forest is the forest”
  • 43:50 – Living inside uncertainty and utilizing it as a tool 
  • 46:00 – The practice of real surrender; allowing messiness vs. the need to “fix”
  • 53:20 – Power leaks: letting go of behaviors that numb emotions, like pornography use; the impact of negative self-talk & compassion; setting boundaries and speaking up for oneself
  • 1:03:30 – Vulnerability as a superpower
  • 1:07:15 – How to add power to your life: the role of habits in standing in your power


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This show is produced by Soulfire Productions

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