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That Sober Guy Podcast

Shane Ramer created That Sober Guy Podcast which now has helped over 2 million listeners. As an innovator in podcasting and mental health, he later created a corporate podcast platform for a Fortune 250 company to communicate about internal initiatives including mental health, sobriety, and other important company culture and business issues.

As a father of two kids and married to his wife of 20 years, Shane is passionate about helping men quit drinking and becoming purposeful leaders in their homes and communities. For more information go to

May 26, 2017

Tripp Lanier is not an alcoholic, but he is a dude who enjoys coaching other dudes and top entrepreneurs around the world to get out of the shallow end of the pool, redefine success, and align their work with what they were put on this Earth to do. Tripp is the creator and host of The New Man Podcast: Beyond the Macho Jerk and the New Age Wimp. Tripp and I chatted about all kinds of different points that can help us to start thinking big, getting out of our own head, and start taking action. Tripp also talks about mental health and his mothers suicide when he was 13 years old.  He shared how this affected him as a young man, and also how he had to suffer through a failed relationship later in life which ultimately led him to addressing and overcoming the wounds of his past. Last, we discussed how to have fun, the importance of laughter and having a good time, and Rule 62 - Don't take yourself so damn serious!


In this episode we discuss:

  • Think big
  • How to get out of your head
  • How to have real conversations
  • What is a real relationship?
  • How important is exercise and diet?
  • Sugar and the effects of sugar
  • Mental health and suicide
  • Tripps own battle with thoughts of suicide
  • Diet/Exercise
  • Medication vs. Healthy diet
  • How to stop making excuses and take action
  • Rule 62 - Don't take yourself so damn serious!
  • Do you feel like your playing a role? 
  • How do I find my true self?

The New Man Podcast

The New Man 153 - How to Come Back from the Dead w/Greg Long

And check out this April Fool’s video “exposing” Tripp’s morally questionable coaching techniques with some of the world’s most morally questionable men.

Healthy Mind book recommended by Tripp - The Mood Cure

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