34 minutes | Jun 14th 2018

The STANDcast 52: On Sensitive Men & Iron Man with Rick Belden

In episode 52 of the STANDcast Dwayne Hayes, editor in chief of STAND magazine, is joined by author & men's coach Rick Belden to discuss expectations placed on boys to conform to a stereotypical view of masculinity and what it means to be a highly sensitive man. In addition, we discuss his creative work and poetry based on dreams about Iron Man, and learn about his coaching work with men. All this and much more on STANDcast 52. Episode 52 fast facts and info: • Special guest: Author and men’s coach Rick Belden • John Lee & Dan Jones • “Not handling your business” if you seek therapy, outside help • Healing through art • Dreams about Iron Man turned into poems • Austin Men’s Center • Men’s inner lives • Wanted to prove that he was a real man to family • Highly sensitive person • Dr. Elaine Aron • A trait that can be particularly problematic for men because it is “used as a club”, weakness • Felt like he needed to change • Ted Zeff article: compassionate, gentle, peacekeeper, unity with all creatures • Self-test of highly sensitive people • How do you talk to yourself? • Slow down and check in with what you’re feeling and where you’re feeling it in your body • Our body is the gateway to understanding how we’re feeling • Rick Belden Coaching: Likes to help people who are feeling “stuck” • STAND magazine Music: Get Up Stand Up (Featuring Brother Ali) by Public Enemy, licensed under Creative Commons 4.0
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