#33 | Who Are You Afraid To Be? (& Why You Will Become Him)

#33 | Who Are You Afraid To Be? (& Why You Will Become Him)

🎙️ Welcome to the latest episode of "I Wish You Knew" with Adam Lane Smith, the attachment specialist, Andrey Korikov, CEO and co-founder of Veritas Creative Media, and special guest Connor Beaton, featuring insightful discussions on men's psychological development and self-improvement. 


This week, we dive deep into the transformative journey of integrating the shadow, building emotional connections, and understanding the deeper concepts of masculinity and self-awareness.


Join us as we explore the critical role of addressing and integrating one's psychological shadow, the importance of vulnerability, and the impact of unmet needs and traumas from childhood on men's mental health. We also discuss how to navigate the challenges of modern masculinity, turn obstacles into growth opportunities, and achieve true connection with oneself and others.


✨ Key Insights and Takeaways:

👉 The long-term effects and impact of suppressing the psychological shadow on men's behavior and emotional resilience.

👉 The importance of integrating one's shadow and balancing vulnerability with strength.

👉 Practical tips for fostering deep emotional connections and self-acceptance.

👉 The importance of role models and the difficulties men encounter in comprehending and embracing their masculinity.

👉 Understanding the stereotype of the "nice guy syndrome" and how to break free from it.

👉 Strategies for managing the pressures of modern masculinity and creating supportive environments for personal growth.

Whether you're looking to improve your self-awareness, seeking to build stronger emotional bonds, or aiming to understand the true essence of masculinity, this episode offers profound and actionable insights you won’t want to miss! 🎧

If you enjoyed this episode, you will probably love our episode titled ‘This is What Kids REALLY Need From Their Dads’



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The next episode drops Thursday :)

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