Actualizing Your Potential & Sexual Intimacy with Connor Beaton
In this episode, Founder of ManTalks, Connor Beaton is here to talk about vulnerability, outdated male stereotypes and how human beings can actualize our full potential. Oh yeah, we also get into a conversation about sexual intimacy that speaks to every gender and every person regardless of your relationship status. I ask him all the hard questions about what it means to be a man in 2020 and how we as women can support men to show up as their best selves. It gets juicy.
Connor Beaton is a NY-based coach, teacher, and speaker who helps men (and women) from all over the world walk though their darkness and grow in the realms of mental clarity, relational communication, actualizing their potential and sexual intimacy.
Connor founded ManTalks in 2014 to create a community for men looking to expand and deepen their sense of self-awareness. You can now find it in over a dozen cities.
I love Connor’s no-BS attitude coupled with a voice of compassionate understanding. On a show that primarily features women, this man is breaking the mold.
Hold onto your seats…this episode is going to leave you wanting more.
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Follow Connor on Instagram – @mantalks
Find Connor online – Connorbeaton.com
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SHORT ON TIME? Here are some key topics we covered…
2:29 – Who is Connor Beaton?
6:17 – Why it’s important for men to be vulnerable (+ what’s holding them back)
11:33 – Understanding what there is to gain from vulnerability
15:03 – The problem with avoiding the problem
17:17 – How women can encourage men to be vulnerable
18:30 – How to challenge your man vs criticizing your man
23:46 – The power of pairing strength with vulnerability
25:54 – Behind the narrative of macho-ism
29:40 – Optimizing performance through vulnerability
33:50 – Connor’s journey from being his own critic (and hitting rock bottom) to ManTalks
38:17 – Shadow work: facing what you’d rather not acknowledge
39:15 – Connor breaks down intimacy: In To Me I See
41:55 – Why it’s worth having a conversation about intimacy (yes it includes better sex)
44:34 – Connor describes what self-love means to him
46:04 – What is ‘wellness’? Connor’s 3 keys to maintaining alignment
51:20 – Connor’s message to the women of the world
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