Setbacks Make Boys Men

Summary Please support the show at https://www.patreon.com/thebarbershopgroup We all know hard-charging young men that have their foot planted firmly on the accelerator. They claim that easing off would damage their career and be an admission of failure. They are wrong. Those enjoying early successes can grow up overstressed by trying to stay on the fastContinue reading “Setbacks Make Boys Men”

Two Guys And A Girl: A Tale of Male Bonding Part 2

Summary Please support the show at https://www.patreon.com/thebarbershopgroup Today Charles speaks with good friend, author, spoken-word artist and activist Waheed Abdul Muhaimin about male bonding and moving through the continuum of life. Loyalty and friendship don’t always happen the way we think. Listen in to learn how this “hard-headed” snake-charmer and our host developed a life-longContinue reading “Two Guys And A Girl: A Tale of Male Bonding Part 2”

Two Guys and A Girl

Summary Please support the show at https://www.patreon.com/thebarbershopgroup The Barbershop Group founder Charles Catchings was ecstatic to bring long-time friend, confidant and supporter Zach Haupt on the show to reminisce about the beginning of their friendship along with male bonding and loyalty. Some of the things we now consider uncouth and suspect about how men bondContinue reading “Two Guys and A Girl”

The Science Of Complaining

Summary Please support the show at https://www.patreon.com/thebarbershopgroup Steeping yourself in negativity has seriously terrible consequences for your mental and physical health. Charles provides an abbreviated look at how complaining becomes addictive and infectious. — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thebarbershopgroup/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thebarbershopgroup/support

Therapy Is For Everyone -Saadia Z. Yunus LMFT

Summary Join New York-based Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist Saadia Z. Yunus as she encourages self-improvement and living happier, healthier lives. Saadia is an advocate of finding meaning in not just what we do, but who we are. To learn more about Saadia and her unique therapeutic practice, you can visit her website at http://www.saadiazyunus.com,Continue reading “Therapy Is For Everyone -Saadia Z. Yunus LMFT”

Treading Water For Better Health

Summary Please support the show at https://www.patreon.com/thebarbershopgroup When it comes to chiseling muscles, recovering from injury or reducing stress, men are finding that hitting the pool might even surpass hitting the gym. Charles passes along some information about water aerobics based on his own experimentation. — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thebarbershopgroup/message Support this podcast:Continue reading “Treading Water For Better Health”

Fatherhood: This Is Us

Summary Please support the show at https://www.patreon.com/thebarbershopgroup With Father’s Day behind us, Charles takes a minute to discuss a bit of controversy in some circles regarding the reverence or lack of reverence for the holiday and who the holiday is intended to celebrate. Though it started off as an innocent celebration most Americans appreciated andContinue reading “Fatherhood: This Is Us”

Supporting Dad’s Mental Health

Summary Please support the show at https://www.patreon.com/thebarbershopgroup Unfortunately, men aren’t great about getting help for their mental health problems. Men in our culture aren’t often encouraged to talk about ­— or even identify — their emotions. There’s a lot of stigma around mental health problems, and men often see them as a sign of weakness.Continue reading “Supporting Dad’s Mental Health”

10 Common Men’s Health Issues

Summary Please support the show at https://www.patreon.com/thebarbershopgroup It’s June, men’s health month and we’re focusing in on several health issues impacting men around the country. Most guys aren’t great at acknowledging mental health issues but we also avoid addressing physical health concerns to the detriment of ourselves and our loved ones.  Men are often atContinue reading “10 Common Men’s Health Issues”