How to Stop Bitching and Create What You Want – Shana James, MA


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Does your partner give you a hard time because you want more sex? Do you blame your work or family for getting in the way of what has you feel alive? And what do power and pleasure have to do with us becoming grumpy old men? Shana James has coached many guys over the years through the intersection between owning our power and having the experiences we most want. She’s got a new book called Power and Pleasure: A Man’s Guide to Becoming a More Confident and Satisfied Lover and Leader. Today we talk about how to shift our mindset from frustration into greater aliveness and fun. In this interview: What is pleasure? Is power about dominance? Being responsible vs having fun “What do I actually enjoy?” Why all of us have a bit of “nice guy syndrome” Seeing frustration as information Plus: Feeling guilty about wanting more pleasure What’s your role in your level of unhappiness? Waiting for someone to tell you what to do Are you a bad husband or father if you want time for yourself? Are you afraid to bring what you want to your partner for fear it’ll cause a problem? 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. Most men will let fear get the best of them. This book is not for most men. This Book Will Make You Dangerous is a swift kick in the ass that will make you laugh out loud. It’s a practical guide to play for what we truly want, to get over ourselves, and have a ton of fun along the way. This Book Will Make You Dangerous is now available at

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