#36 Forging Excalibur With Michael Lauria
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#36 Forging Excalibur With Michael Lauria

On this episode, we are joined by Michael Lauria, a man with a lot of experience diving into the deepest oceans of what it means to be a man. He is a father, husband, coach, and author. He's about to launch a book that will capture through the use of ancient wisdom insights into masculinity, success, mindset, money, relationships and parenting in our modern world. 1:20 The Story of the Legend of Excalibur 3:50 Tying the symbology of legend into the Masculine Initiation 4:50 The Forging Process of a sword as a process of Male Self Discovery 5:25 The Societal pressure on Men to achieve "Success" and how this toxic success driven society we live in, contributes to increased male suicide rates. 6:14 Michael's journey of exploration understanding the male process of self discovery 6:30 Michael shares the most difficult time in his life and how the struggle motivates him to now help Men understand themselves at a deeper level. 7:35 How "toxic success" is linked to white collar workers and how it is damaging Men Sacrificing Relationships for "success" and how achieving it is not fulfilling. 10:40 Michael explains what he believes "Masculinity and Being a Man actually is 11.35 How having a sense of purpose and contribution positively affects other areas of a Man's life 12:34 Parenting as a Dad and how to be the absolute best role model for our children 13:35 How lack of presence in parenting is responsible for children growing up to be Damaged adults. 14:40 What does is mean to be a "Man" 15:15 Rights of children and what children should be able to expect as an experience of Life. 16:45 Why children need the influence of both a mother and father to have the best chance of becoming a well balanced adult. 17:38 Michael shares his experience of "parental alienation" 18:25 Michael talks about conscious parenting and how not to parent from a place of control and ego 21:05 Michael shares how he re-connected with his son after a period of being alienated from him and how he is working to do the same with his daughter and explains how one simple thing can help you to re-unite with your own children. 25.27 Michael talks about how what he would have done in the past as the person he is now, and why. 27.30 Jarrod asks Michael who he is now and how he has changed from the person he was. 28:25 Everyone is a "walking mind" and how this awareness can help you to perceive your reality differently 30:35 Michael explains his professional journey in the context of self-development 31.27 "The counselling process" doesn't work, but understanding the mind does. Also, what counselling and psychology is good for and how having a coach can take you to an entirely different level of awareness. 35.05 How looking at your results honestly will show you where you are in life and where you need to look at changing. 35.40 Men become better partners, fathers, brothers, and men when they live a life of purpose and contribution. 36.40 Men/Dads are tough nuts to crack, Michael shares how difficult it can be for Men to reach out for help, even when they know they need it. 37.27 What are some of the unhealthy emotional aspects of being a man and how to change these aspects to more healthy ones. 38:48 Michael's personal message to all Men. Get access to the online launch of the book at https://www.facebook.com/events/316185992373288/?ti=icl Listen in, subscribe now on iTunes or Spotify, and leave me a 5 star review to help the ratings and reach of the show. If you love what I'm doing, please support the show by becoming a patron at www.patreon.com/superdadsonline. If you're a Dad, join our Closed Facebook Group now at www.facebook.com/groups/superdadsonline.
On this episode, we are joined by Michael Lauria, a man with a lot of experience diving into the deepest oceans of what it means to be a man. He is a father, husband, coach, and author. He’s about to launch a book that will capture through the use of ancient wisdom insights into masculinity, success, mindset, money, relationships and parenting in our modern world.


1:20 The Story of the Legend of Excalibur
3:50 Tying the symbology of legend into the Masculine Initiation
4:50 The Forging Process of a sword as a process of Male Self Discovery
5:25 The Societal pressure on Men to achieve “Success” and how this toxic success driven society we live in, contributes to increased male suicide rates.
6:14 Michael’s journey of exploration understanding the male process of self discovery
6:30 Michael shares the most difficult time in his life and how the struggle motivates him to now help Men understand themselves at a deeper level.
7:35 How “toxic success” is linked to white collar workers and how it is damaging Men
Sacrificing Relationships for “success” and how achieving it is not fulfilling.
10:40 Michael explains what he believes “Masculinity and Being a Man actually is
11.35 How having a sense of purpose and contribution positively affects other areas of a
Man’s life
12:34 Parenting as a Dad and how to be the absolute best role model for our children
13:35 How lack of presence in parenting is responsible for children growing up to be
Damaged adults.
14:40 What does is mean to be a “Man”
15:15 Rights of children and what children should be able to expect as an experience of
Life.
16:45 Why children need the influence of both a mother and father to have the best chance of becoming a well balanced adult.
17:38 Michael shares his experience of “parental alienation”
18:25 Michael talks about conscious parenting and how not to parent from a place of control and ego
21:05 Michael shares how he re-connected with his son after a period of being alienated from him and how he is working to do the same with his daughter and explains how one simple thing can help you to re-unite with your own children.
25.27 Michael talks about how what he would have done in the past as the person he is now, and why.
27.30 Jarrod asks Michael who he is now and how he has changed from the person he was.
28:25 Everyone is a “walking mind” and how this awareness can help you to perceive your reality differently
30:35 Michael explains his professional journey in the context of self-development
31.27 “The counselling process” doesn’t work, but understanding the mind does. Also, what counselling and psychology is good for and how having a coach can take you to an entirely different level of awareness.
35.05 How looking at your results honestly will show you where you are in life and where you need to look at changing.
35.40 Men become better partners, fathers, brothers, and men when they live a life of purpose and contribution.
36.40 Men/Dads are tough nuts to crack, Michael shares how difficult it can be for Men to reach out for help, even when they know they need it.
37.27 What are some of the unhealthy emotional aspects of being a man and how to change these aspects to more healthy ones.
38:48 Michael’s personal message to all Men.


Get access to the online launch of the book at https://www.facebook.com/events/316185992373288/?ti=icl


Listen in, subscribe now on iTunes or Spotify, and leave me a 5 star review to help the ratings and reach of the show.


If you love what I’m doing, please support the show by becoming a patron at www.patreon.com/superdadsonline.


If you’re a Dad, join our Closed Facebook Group now at www.facebook.com/groups/superdadsonline.