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What Does It Mean To Be A Man? with John Schinnerer

EP 150: What Does It Mean To Be A Man with John Schinnerer

This week we discuss how growing up in the "Man Box" culture impacts much of what men do and say with expert Dr. John Schinnerer. John coaches men to greater success and happiness at work and at home; for if you don’t have all 4 of these, you have none of them. 

Dr. John graduated from U.C. Berkeley with a Ph.D. in psychology and was an expert consultant for Pixar’s Inside Out. He recently received the award for Best Executive Coach in Danville for 2020 and Best Social Content in 2019 and has spoken to organizations such as Stanford Medical School, U.C. Berkeley and Kaiser Permanente. Dr. John has coached executives at Kaiser, Twilio, Okta, Stanford University, Bank of America, Wells Fargo and more. He has been featured in national media such as U.S. News and World Report, Readers Digest, Fatherly and SELF Magazine. 

In this episode we discuss:

-Mental health

-The tip of iceberg with suicide, depression, anxiety in 2020

-COVID and Quarantine Impact on extroverts

-Be still vs doing and how men do doing vs being

-Manbox culture

-How men are socialized

-Men not knowing how to feel and almost two-thirds of their emotional spectrum lost

-Primary emotions

-Self Care

-The 3 Steps of Emotion

-Ability to shift gears

-Sex and Performance

-Relationships winning and losing

-Teaching daughters how to say no

-Men and sexual conquest

-Emotional resiliency

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You can connect with John Schinnerer at:


Instagram: @theevolvedcaveman

Twitter: @johnschin

Linkedin: in/drjohnschinnerer/


You can connect with Alex Terranova here: 

Instagram: @InspirationalAlex 



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Alex Terranova is a DreamMason, the author of Fictional Authenticity, a Personal & Professional Performance Coach, and he Hosts The DreamMason Podcast, Flip the Lens & Co-Hosts The Coaching Show Podcast. He supports strong & successful high achievers to unmask convention, embrace the rebel within them, and more deeply explore the complex and agitated edges of our existence to create more clarity, freedom, and success.

Alex has been featured on NBC, Fox, Focus TV’s Good Morning LaLa Land, NBC Radio, Elephant Journal, The University of Adversity Podcast, The Unleash Success Podcast, The Rising Man Podcast, The Sovereign Society Podcast, Love Living Radio, and an episode of The Villain Crusher.

Alex is located in San Diego, California, has been practicing as a Coach since 2015. He specializes in Life Coaching, Business Coaching, Mindfulness Coaching, Relationship Coaching, Executive Leadership Coaching, Corporate Team Coaching, Coaching for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs. He has created courses on leadership, communication, team building personal growth, and business development based on authenticity. ​

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What Does It Mean To Be A Man? with John Schinnerer and Alex Terranova on The DreamMason Podcast
What Does It Mean To Be A Man? with John Schinnerer and Alex Terranova on The DreamMason Podcast


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