The New Man

Tripp Lanier has coached Navy SEALs, best-selling authors, and entrepreneurs to align their lives with their career and relationships. He covers topics guys are hungry to explore but typically only discuss after a few beers. Each episode consists of real world, practical advice so guys can get out of the rat race and live a life of purpose and meaning. Guests range from Tim Ferriss to Laird Hamilton to Navy SEALs to zen masters to “ordinary” guys living extraordinary lives. Topics include: mindset, purpose, power, relationships, sex, overcoming fear, lifestyle design, and spirituality. Read Tripp's latest book, This Book Will Make You Dangerous.

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episode 248: The Emotionally Constipated Control Freak — Tripp and Alyson Lanier


How important is it for you to be in control? Do you ever feel like your life is out of alignment with your values? And what does it take to forgive someone who has hurt you deeply? Today my wife, Alyson Lanier gets curious about the emotionally constipated guy I used to be back in my early 20’s. We talk about why I went to therapy, why I hated the idea of personal growth, and how my life looked amazing from the outside but was a fragmented mess on the inside. In this interview: Does Alyson have a fart fetish? Being a control freak Trying to outrun my emotional world Being afraid of women Navigating an emotional minefield Plus: Why I went to therapy Dealing with loss Considering suicide The difference between relief and peace of mind “The peace I was deeply wanting was on the other side of that thing I was avoiding.” And: Ken Wilber’s The Marriage of Sense and Soul Being out of alignment with inner values “They’re going to think I’m weird.” Playing it safe professionally “Is this it? What now? Why can’t I just be happy here?” You don't have to settle. Click here to learn the same mindset principles that Tripp Lanier uses with his coaching clients — including Navy SEALs, executives, and entrepreneurs. The Daily Toolkit is available for immediate download. https://thenewmanpodcast.com/


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 2020-01-28  41m