Nick Chontos - Defeating Self-Sabotage and Reclaiming True Manhood

ResistingBeta: The Men's Health Podcast

03-10-2022 • 1 hr 3 mins

Topics Discussed:

  • Cycle of self-sabotage
  • How to leverage strategy and grow
  • What is true manhood
  • Deep-seated emotional pain and its connection to childhood
  • Drug abuse and how Nick used it to escape
  • The shame and guilt associated with not being able to live as a good person
  • How he went from homeless and drooling in his beard to clean, sober, and successful
  • Dealing with addiction and its connection to struggle
  • How to develop self-respect as a solid man
  • Self-sabotage and how we pull the pin on a hand grenade and throw it in our own lap
  • Understanding our internal programming we have and how it limits our potential
  • Hitting a ceiling of success that is set in our mind
  • Shifting our internal beliefs and desires
  • Rewiring our minds to become the best version of us
  • How personal development and psychology is left out of most religious communities
  • Getting out of the stuck mindset and how men persevered through impossible situations to live a fulfilled life
  • Re-wiring your mind to believe you are able to accomplish great things, maintain them, and deserve to have them
  • Self-induced Neuro Linguistic Programming
  • The connection between your beliefs and your behaviors
  • Building your mindset to get stronger
  • Creating challenges to get out of your comfort zone to grow intentionally
  • The power of “Can't-Miss Goals”
  • How letting the “old version” of you win your internal battle can cause you to lose yourself
  • Boys are desire driven and men are duty-driven
  • Fighting impulsivity and toxic activities
  • Re-wiring our minds to push past our self-impossed limits

About Our Guest:

Nick Chontos is the founder and host of the Apex Masculinity podcast, published author of the best-selling book, Apex Masculinity: defeat self-sabotage reclaim true manhood. He’s a public speaker, an oil field worker, happily married 15 years to the woman of his dreams, and father to 6 fabulous kids.


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