Connecting to a New Masculine Construct ~ Episode 74 ~ My conversation with Cory Wolverton

This conversation with Cory Wolverton is exploring the old social construction of masculinity and the impact it’s had on men’s connection to Self, Others & ‘All That Is.’ A new masculinity construct is evolving for men of acceptance & ownership of their own vulnerability. More open-hearted masculinity of compassion and connection healing the stoic – toxic masculinity template.

[2:07] Connecting to the Social Work Profession
[4:43] Connecting to a New Masculine Construct
[5:44] Connecting to our Heart & Mind
[6:48] Connecting to the Construct of Masculinity
[8:45] Men closing ourselves off to Vulnerability
[10:10] Men’s Connection is by Doing
[11:14] Men Connecting to the ‘Presence’ of “Not Doing”
[13:02] Men’s Anger & Rage a Masking Agent
[14:59] Connecting to Our Spiritual Warrior
[16:50] Connecting to Compassion
[17:52] Men Disconnecting to Vulnerability
[20:29] Connecting Collectively & Making A Difference
[22:31] Connecting to ‘All That Is’
[23:29] Men Connecting Deeper within Ourselves
[26:01] Connecting to the Flow-state of Surfing
[27:50] Connecting to ‘All That Is’ improve our Well-being

Men’s Circle ~ Safe to Share our Vulnerabilities – Episode 42 ~ My conversation with Andrew Brady

Andrew Brady is an acupuncturist who was drawn to be in training as a Transpersonal and Experiential Psychotherapist. He is the group leader of the men’s circle which meets in Ellenborough. This is his powerful conversation.
[4:35] Our Bravado Front stop us connecting to our Hearts
[6:30] Connection to our Soldiering On
[7:44] Men’s Fear of Being Soft in Vulnerability
[8:38] Men disowning of feminine side & own it in inner work
[10:25] Dropping Deep into our Emotional Pain
[11:54] Connecting to the Warmth & Strength Beyond Vulnerability
[18:04] Connection to the Spirituality of Nature
[19:35] World Heart of Connection a lovely question
[21:38] Connection to our Inner Power in Softness
[25:45] Connecting to the ‘All That Is” in Surfing
[26:16] Leaving our Egos at the Door to being Inner Journey Work
[27:33] Connecting to Our Spirit Warrior

Episode 35~Nature is My Gift to Self Connection – My conversation with Deb Collins

At National Gathering of Transpersonal & Experiential Psychotherapists Association Deb Collins from Conscious Works was invited as a co-facilitator to guide the members through a process of change. Her guidance and understanding of the processing space of change facilitated a deep sense of safety and connection. Here is her ‘Heart of Connection’ conversation.

[0:13] Connection to Encourage Others In Self Discovery
[1:03] Journey of Self Discovery
[2:45] Disconnection Experience
[3:52] My Internal Driver
[4:52] Connecting to Nature
[6:28] Body Connection in Nature
[7:22] A Presence of Being instead of Doing
[9:22] Present Awareness
[15:26] Connecting to Mother Earth
[21:33] Freedom of Mind is the Connection to Nature
[22:54] Drawn to Surfing
[26:00] Connections Energetic Gift to Self
[27:53] Advice to Younger People