Discovering and living into our highest purpose is the signature journey of a man. This pathway into our purpose is paved with challenge and adversity, overcoming our own limiting beliefs, the external opinions and influences of society, and the many distractions that can cause us to lose our way. Evan Lagace brings his personal story of self-discovery to share with us how to live our truth, aligning our values with the life we are creating, and taking radical responsibility for everything in our lives.

Topics Covered:

  • Living in your truth is the measure of a man
  • Boys react to their environments; Men listen and respond
  • Learning to live in alignment with our highest purpose
  • How to recognize patterns that no longer serve us when making personal change
  • The trap of comparing ourselves to others and judging them
  • External judgments are a reflection of our internal judgments we have about ourselves
  • What we put our attention on generates momentum and energy
  • The effects of physical confrontations over time – “Trouble always seems to find ME”
  • Long term effects of trauma – physical, emotional, etc.
  • Using our obstacles and challenges as an opportunity to learn
  • Becoming the master of your circumstances by mastering yourself (responsiveness, compassion, grounding)
  • The power of unconditional love and compassion
  • Taking responsibility for EVERYTHING in your life
  • Definition of a “victim”
  • Shifting the culture of victimhood and reclaiming our power
  • Why it is so critical to rewrite the story you’re telling yourself about who you are
  • Adversity is inevitable, so what will you do with it?
  • Without challenge, we have no experience to teach from and no gifts to give
  • Fathering a son after divorce
  • Leading by example, becoming your highest self
  • Cracking the code so we don’t pass on our stuff to our kids
  • Different definitions of “success”
  • Radical self acceptance: loving your body, being gentle with your thoughts, accepting yourself fully

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