Slow Down, Man

Slow Down, Man

OUTTA THE HEAD, INTO THE HEART. A conscious lifestyle podcast tailored for dudes. Casual, off-the-cuff conversations all about waking up, slowing down, connecting and bringing awareness to the unconscious patterns in our lives. To become a better partner. A better father. A better boss. A better man.Hosted by Mitch Lagadin. Thanks for slowing down with us. New episodes dropping every Sunday. WEBSITE: www.slowdownman.comINSTAGRAM - @slowdown.man

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October 23, 2021 51 min

Our guest today has a fricken amazing story and an inspiring mission.

We've got Elijah Stacy, author of the book “A Small If”, and Founder of the nonprofit Destroy Duchenne, which he started at age 15 to advance gene editing and gene therapy to save his life, his brothers life and thousands of others around the world from DMD (Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy), a muscle wasting disease that primarily affects kids.

We talk all of the...

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“To become the person you truly are, you have to let go of you think you are supposed to be"

Doug Cartwright is a speaker, author (of the book  Holy Sh!t We're Alive), and CEO and Founder of The Daily Shifts. 

Doug takes us through his journey from being a twenty something, ex-morman, ex-millionaire living deeply unfulfilled who had done everything he was “supposed” to do. He was living a lavish life, VIP bottle service with ...

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Michele (Mickey) Graglia is a former top model and is currently one of the world's top ultra runners. Since 2011, he has competed in over thirty ultramarathons all over the world, often winning and setting course records. 

He has set Guinness World Records for his runs across the Atacama and Gobi deserts. His wins in the Yukon Arctic Ultra, with temperatures below -40ºF, and the Badwater 135 in Death Valley, with highs above 130...

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We're back!!! And with a bang.

We've got former NHL gladiator,  Dave Scatchard on the show.

He had a fourteen-year career as a hockey player in the NHL, 659 career NHL games, with the Nucks, Islanders, Bruins, Coyotes, Predators and Blues. That was until a fifth concussion left him with slurred speech, headaches, and traumatic brain injuries... So he embarked on a journey around the world to restore his health and reinvent hi...

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NICK VELASQUEZ is a passionate learner and devoted student of mastery. He’s the author of the popular blog UnlimitedMastery.com, where he writes about learning science, peak performance, creativity, and mastering skills. His writing has been featured in outlets such as TIME, Entrepreneur, Thrive Global, and Thought Catalogue. Nick speaks multiple languages and spends his time between Tokyo and Montréal.

We go deep down the rabbit ho...

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Really excited to share this one. We've got Somatic Experiencing Practitioner®, Somatic Practice, Feldenkrais® & Yoga Practitioner, Nicole Lohse on the show, who has dedicated her life to helping people move "out of survival and into flow". All through building awareness and becoming curious around our nervous system responses and how this shows up in the body.

We talk "go mode" (that I often find myself in),...

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He's written a book, he's filmed a documentary. All around one simple (but powerful) message. Your life matters.

Our guest today, D. John Jackson shifted gears from being a fortune 50 corporate leader, to dedicating himself to speaking to and for the underrepresented and marginalized groups in the world.

We get into how black men are categorized into three buckets growing up - "entertainers, athletes or on the wrong side ...

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This is without a doubt one of my favorite conversations (ever).

We've got a man who is a poet with his words (and has a great beard), Rainier Wylde on the show.

We get into the shadow. How it is the collection of those parts of ourselves that we have had to cut away or mask in order to belong. And Rainier takes us through his own journey with his shadow.

How many boys in modern society do not get to experience the “hunter stage”....

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Our guest today was more productive during COVID than most. She doubled down on connections with her friends and wrote a book on the s*** that adults never taught us growing up... Titled, "S*** Adults Never Taught Us". We've got Natasha Sattler on the show!

We go deep on the concept of connection. How it is a human need and we need to destigmatize feeling lonely (because it's normal). And how it is possible to be in ...

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“If you keep your s*** tucked away in the corner, it f******  stinks.”

Our guest today is someone who I would call an "Everyday Legend".

Mike Campbell is a men’s coach, author, founder of The Everyday Legends Coaching Program and host of the Everyday Legends Podcast. A dude who is helping other men break free of the ordinary and build legendary relationships – with themselves, their partners, and their world. 

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This is a heavy one folks...

We've got Claudia Goetzelmann on the show, who experienced a "small death" in going through a divorce and losing her identity. And in doing so she dug DEEP into the concept of death.

And through this experience, she came to the realization that perhaps she was more scared of death than she should be.  And realized that over time in the relationship she had abandoned parts of herself. And Claud...

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Our guest today has a fascinating story (and possible the most calming voice on the planet).... He got to a point where he had everything he really wanted, but  was anxious and dissatisfied… So he sought solitude and lived and traveled with monks across America in a van (as one does).

We go deep on what he took away from this wild experience. Especially on the topic of emotions.

The power of asking ourselves “how do we look at our em...

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Daniel made his first million at 20 years old. And was a millionaire for about 6 months before losing it all...

He went from a place of shallow, blind faith in his capacity to create, to a man pondering the thought of taking his own life.

Over the next number of years, he "accidentally reprogrammed his mind" to choose life and get out of the chase.

Our guest today is a man with a beautiful accent and an even more beautiful sto...

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She's a qualified Life and Relationship Coach, Neuro-Linguistic (NLP) Practitioner, has studied Gottman Couples Therapy, Reiki Healing and has coached over 100 men on how to build confidence, get clarity in life and experience happier relationships.

We've got Kimberly Hill (AKA Kimbo Slice) on the show!

We talk her transition from working in a male dominated financial world to dedicating herself to helping men build confidenc...

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“Am I coming from a place of worthiness or unworthiness”

We've got self-love warrior, host of the Love Amped Podcast and all around good guy, Mr. Seth Pearson on the show.

He talks about how he went from a place of depression, constant comparison, and feelings of unworthiness to being a man brimming with self love (as I am sure is clear from listening to him speak).

His first experience of self-love (it was using MDMA) and how he ...

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"I am not what happens to me, I am not who people say I am, I am not what I am afraid of"

Today we've got the CEO of the Impact Society on the show, Mr. Chris Primeau!

We get into so much.

How he found his passion of helping build the mental well being and resilience of young people (AKA what the Impact Society is all about).

How he built a positive, false identity growing up in Toronto. And what happened when he moved and...

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This guy doesn't have any commitment issues.

We've got former pro-golfer, turned speaker, writer, development coach and podcast host (of the Up and Comers Podcast).. Thane Marcus Ringler on the show.

We talk his transition from grinding it out on pro golf tours (a totally self focused career) to devoting himself to helping others.

We talk how as a part of his laser like focus on performance, he cut out emotion. How this affect...

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He built a million dollar biz, has written books, has been featured on reality TV shows and travelled the world.... But despite how great all of these things sound, he wasn't happy. And it wasn't until he quit "the chase", slowed down and went inwards that he began to experience fulfillment.

We've got Fitness Guru and Host of the "Man Over Mind" Podcast, Joe Carabase on the show!

We get into so much in thi...

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“The escape & immediacy of a Man Cave. The focused attention & results of a therapist. The compassion & unconditional affection of your mom"..... We’ve got Connection Coach (and former Professional "Cuddlist"), Rachael Jaye on the show.

We get into so much around the concepts of connection, emotional openness and the f****** amazing feeling of feeling seen.

Why is it so hard for dudes to open up and get in to...

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An online dating horror story, her true crime story should literally be a special on Netflix...

In April of 2019 she found out the guy she had been dating for 6 months was a con man and was in the middle of his biggest con to date... Dating her. Breathing coach, physiotherapist and  host of the #1 Podcast in New Zealand , Conning the Con, we've got Emma Ferris on the show.

Emma takes us through the story of how she built trust a...

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