Posts by Rick Clemons

041: He Said, She Said – Jackie MacDougall

He said, she said. It’s a part of life, and a part of this podcast as my sister – Jackie MacDougall – from another show – Forty Thrive – joins me in a true “He said, she said” moment. Well actually more than a few moments as we compare notes about what men and women…

040: Why being a PREP whore is a good thing – Damon L. Jacobs

He’s a WHORE, for PREP. A wonderful human offering responsible education about the use of PREP to prevent transmission of the HIV virus. He’s not afraid to talk about it, the use of it, nor to talk about why he uses it. He’s owning his sexual truth, sexual practices, and why feels freedom to be…

039: How to align your heart and your art – Rick Clemons

Sometimes stuff just falls out of your mouth and they you think, “Boy that was some pretty profound shit I just said!” Ever felt that? Well I did, just the other day while coaching a client. I said “If your heart’s not there, then your art’s not there!” Without heart there is no art, and…

038: How to create connection with your emotions – Alan Cohen

We’re all emotional beings. Except as men we’re told not to show our emotions and then we wonder why we lack connection. What a bunch of bullshit. When we bottle up our emotions we can not connect, we men suddenly become ticking time bombs and then like a spoiled, angry brat, we explode, splashing pent…

406: They Won’t Win: Uncloseting the music within – Danny M. Cohen & Greg Lanier

Music lifts us, binds us together, and when it’s really done right, it makes us think, even if that thinking is about dark subjects that no one really wants to talk about. But if we don’t talk about things, those things win. So what happens when you take a stand and say, “They Won’t Win!”…

037: The truth about being openly… – Rick Clemons

There’s a phrase used in the gay community, “openly gay.” It’s always bugged me a little bit. Why should anyone have to be “openly” anything…except who they are. I’m exploring this thought on today’s solo podcast of life would look like for a guy to be openly… Would you be happier? More successful? Less stressed?…

036: Age is all in your heads boys – Matt Marr

Aging isn’t a disease it’s a reality and if you don’t feel it you can’t heal it, or at least that’s what therapist, actor, and podcast show host Matt Marr says. He’s the one person who can tell it like it is better than I can and when we get together behind the microphones, the…

405: Uncloseting The Truth of Being A Reluctant Entrepreneur – Stephen Warley

You’re moving along in life. Doing the thing that you do. Then suddenly, that life plan is no longer going the direction that you thought it would. Happens to all of us and it’s how we respond, not react that can make all the difference to moving ahead towards the life that you truly desire.…

035: Keeping it real – Shane Mallory

  Most of ust guys have a hard time keeping it real with ourselves, let alone others. We put on these costumes of manhood and pound our chests and that’s supposedly our real self. We’re calling bull shit and keeping it real with my buddy from down under, Shane Mallory, who’s going to give us…