Sanders Still Berning, Benefits of a Bromance, Men and Grief
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 886
- May 23, 2016 5:00 pm
- 2:22:12 mins
Sanders Still Berning (17:30) Joe Cannon is our Washington Insider. Joe served as an assistant administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from 1983-1985. Was a candidate for the U.S. Senate in 1992. He served as the Chairman of the Utah Republican Party from 2002 to 2006. He was named editor of the Deseret Morning News on December 8, 2006. Joe currently is the CEO of Fuel Freedom Foundation. Joe and Dr. Matt talk about how this election could end up being a vote for the lesser of two evils. Benefits of a Bromance (1:04:35) Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, college psychology instructor and the author of the bestselling book 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do. She’s a regular contributor to Forbes, Inc., Psychology Today, and Huffington Post. Amy Morin wrote an article about how men can experience improved life satisfaction by having close male friends otherwise know as a bromance. Amy and Dr. Matt explore the positive elements of a "Bromance." Coaches Corner - Bromance (1:27:15) Men need to have friends. Research shows that health relationships improve the physical and emotional health of men. Having that type of relationship is not seen as normal for men in our society. Dr. Matt Townsend explains why we should encourage these relationships for a higher level of emotional health. Men and Grief (1:49:34) Rick Belden is a respected explorer and chronicler of the psychology and inner lives of men. He has been writing for most of his life and exploring the use of creative expression, dreamwork, personal mythology, and listening to the body as tools for self-healing since 1989. His book, Iron Man Family Outing: Poems about Transition into a More Conscious Manhood, is widely used in the United States and internationally by therapists, counselors, and men's groups as an aid in the exploration of masculine psychology and men's issues, and as a resource for men who grew up in dysfunctional, abusive, or neglectful family systems. Rick joins Dr. Matt Townsend to discuss the important topic of helping men deal with grief.