Welcome to Men Talking Mindfulness - raw, uncut, and unapologetic conversations about mindfulness. Hosted by retired Navy SEAL Commander turned mindfulness coach, Jon Macaskill, and renowned NYC yoga instructor and mindfulness guru, Will Schneider, MTM is dedicated to helping men and those with men in their lives navigate life's complex challenges through mindfulness practices. Each episode delves into a range of topics, including mental health, relationships, personal growth, and resilience, offering practical advice and techniques to cultivate mindfulness and improve overall well-being.
“Virtues are formed in man by his doing the actions,” said Aristotle. The writer Will Durant interpreted this as: “We are what we repeatedly do… therefore excellence is not an act, but a habit.” Meaning … excellence is NOT what we do once. It’s a way of LIFE … and that’s what we’re talking about today - habits… breaking the bad ones and starting the good ones!
Welcome to "Men Talking Mindfulness," a show where we delve...
Content warning: Discussion of childhood sexual abuse.
In today's episode, we are joined by Rich Harris, a music composer, filmmaker, storyteller, and philanthropist who has a passion for helping disadvantaged teenagers through music and creativity. If Rich's voice sounds familiar that because he is the man behind our intro and outro! In today's discussion, we will delve into Rich's story and explore how mindfulness...
In this episode of Men Talking Mindfulness, retired Navy SEAL Commander, Jon Macaskill, and NYC Yoga guru, Will Schneider, sit down with Dr. Carole Hooven, author of T: The Story of Testosterone, the Hormone that Dominates and Divides Us. Dr. Hooven's research focuses specifically on the role of testosterone in human behavior, and in this episode, she shares her insights on the impact of T across the animal kingdom.
Today we've brought in author, leadership consultant, and retired Army Ranger Lieutenant Colonel, JC Glick, to help us understand and break down intentional living.
In this episode we will explore:
Today we brought in Lane Belone, a former Green Beret turned entrepreneur, healer, and spiritual seeker. With his diverse experiences, Lane brings a unique perspective on managing overwhelm, which is our topic for this episode.
(00:00) Managing Overwhelm with Lane Belone
(04:30) Jon leads Opening Grounding Practice ~2 min
(08:00) What “overwhelm” means and what it can look like
(14:00) The opposite of overw...
In this insightful episode, we dive deep into the fascinating intersection of mindfulness and artificial intelligence (AI). We are joined by a special guest, Mark Montalban (Mon-TuL-Bawn), the Founder and CEO of MindfulText, a mindfulness-based text message learning platform.
(00:00) Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Mindfulness with Mark Montalban
(06:30) Will leads Opening Grounding Practice ~2 min
Today Jon and Will are speaking with two exceptional guests, Jeff Harris and Mark Paske. Both are successful executives who have harnessed the power of mindfulness in their everyday lives and today we'll learn why they started on the journey to mindfulness, what it has changed for them, what practice looks like, and much more!
(00:00) Everyman Mindfulness Part 2
(04:00) Will leads Opening Grounding Practice ~...
Dr. Bertin has worked with individuals with ADHD for over 20 years, and is the author of several books, including "Mindful Parenting for ADHD" and "How Children Thrive: The Practical Science of Raising Independent, Resilient, and Happy Kids." He is also a mindfulness teacher and regularly trains parents, educators, and healthcare professionals on how to integrate mindfulness into their work with individuals with...
This week is a special episode with just Jon and Will! They discuss what it means to find your purpose, how you might go about it, and why it's important. Tune in to this enlightening episode and embark on your journey of self-discovery, fueled by the power of mindfulness and meditation. Whether you're new to these practices or a seasoned practitioner, this episode offers valuable insights and practical tips to help you unc...
Is "Pain weakness leaving the body" or is pain an indication that something is wrong?
According to Dr, Lorimer Moseley - neither!
Dr. Lorimer Moseley is a pain scientist, educator and clinician. He has authored over 400 scientific articles and seven books. His contribution to our understanding of how pain works, why pain sometimes persists, and what can be done to reduce persisting pain, has been recognised by awards or...
This a great meditation to step away from all the chaos and use self-compassion to get your mind and heart back on track.
Learn more about Dr Neff's work at https://self-compassion.org/
This week Jon and Will take a deep dive into the power of Self-Compassion with best selling author Dr. Kristin Neff, who is currently an Associate Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin.
Dr Neff is a pioneer in the field of self-compassion research, conducting the first empirical studies on self-compassion nearly twenty years ago. She has been recognized as one of the most influential researc...
CONTENT WARNING: Discussion of a suicide attempt
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Join Jon and Will as they talk with Matt Hogan about changing our perception of what it means to succeed. Matt's own personal journey of mastering his life through a growing connection with his own inner teacher and guidance, has forged the foundation for what inspir...
Jon really doesn't want to do the show today. Maybe Will can help him figure out why he's putting it off and ways to get motivated?
Today Jon and Will talk about procrastination, why we do it, the ways it's affecting us, and how we can overcome it.
(00:00) Overcoming Procrastination
(07:30) Jon leads Opening Grounding Practice (~2 min)
(10:00) Some quotes to live by
(13:30) What is procrastinatio...
Nick Jonsson, a Singapore-based Swedish expat, is the co-founder and Managing Director of one of Asia's premiere networking organizations, Executives' Global Network (EGN) Singapore, Malaysia & Indonesia. But it wasn't always this way.
Several years ago Nick nearly died of alcoholism because of the lack of emotional resources available to him. While the external world continued to view Jonsson as a successful executive, he was ...
Jed Diamond joins Jon and Will to discuss the health issues afflicting men, their origins, and what can be done to help men lead a healthier and happier life.
Dr. Jed Diamond is one of the world’s leading experts in Gender Medicine and Men’s Health. He has written seventeen books, including international best-sellers Surviving Male Menopause and The Irritable Male Syndrome. His latest book, Long Live Men! The Moonshot Mission to He...
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