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The Art of Masculinity

Jan 13, 2022

On this episode, we talked about:

Looking at emotions and how to deal with them
Acknowledging emotions instead of hiding them
Externalizing blame on others
What's underneath the anger?
Overfocusing on negative thoughts
Interrupting the anger cycle
Universal anger triggers
Understanding that we are imperfect
Rising in the energetic output of anger
Playing around with embarrassment
You can't outthink your way from emotions
Denying and suppress
Getting better at emotional awareness
Learning how to be better in all aspects of life
Men box culture
Serving your needs and those around you
Knowing your tools in every situation

"Where is the room in this idea of success for things like happiness, or relaxation or contentment?"

"One of the major things that we need to work on its self awareness and then you can work on greater self-acceptance"

"Our anger, it's our business. My anger it's my business, my problem, it's nobody else's problem, I have to figure it out on my own"


About Dr. John:

Dr. John Schinnerer coaches clients to perform at their peak from the boardroom to the bedroom.  Dr. John graduated from U.C.  Berkeley with a Ph.D. in educational psychology.  Dr. John was one of three experts to consult with Pixar on the Academy Award-winning movie, Inside Out. He has spoken to organizations such as Stanford Medical School, U.C. Berkeley, Kaiser Permanente, Sutter Health, Yahoo, AT&T, and the Gap. He has been featured in national media such as U.S. News and World Report, Readers Digest, and SELF Magazine. He is a nationally recognized speaker and an award-winning author. He has been on stage or on air with Lt. Governor John Garamendi, Olympic medalist Paul Kingsman, Dr. Daniel Amen, Dan Millman, Dr. Fred Luskin from Stanford, and Dr. Jonathan Haidt from the University of Virginia. He has impacted individuals at companies such as Okta, Twilio, Indeed, AskJeeves, Visa, Cisco, Starbucks, Yahoo, FedEx, Stanford, Cal, UPS, Schreiber Foods, Kaiser Permanente, and Sutter Health. He was featured in a documentary entitled, Skewed, by Paola Bossola, on the effects of violence in the media. He wrote the award-winning book, “How Can I Be Happy?” His areas of expertise range from high performance, to stress management, to positive psychology, to anger management, to creating happy, thriving relationships.  Over 10,000 people have taken his online anger management course. He recently recorded micro-courses on anger management and forgiveness for Simple Habit; they have been listened to over 60,000 times in the first 4 months. Dr. John hosts a podcast to help men evolve towards greater success, happiness, and connection, The Evolved Caveman. Visit to learn more about Dr. John. Or follow on Instagram at TheEvolvedCaveman


You can follow and support Dr. John at: 

IG: @theevolvedcaveman


Podcast: The Evolved Caveman


Let's connect over on Instagram: @Johnny.Elsasser