Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

The Rising Man Podcast

Welcome to “The Rising Man Podcast,” a platform where amazing men from all walks of life come to share their personal stories about the journey from boy to man, the challenges, triumphs, and insights they’ve experienced, and what they’ve learned along the way. Here we dive deep into masculine culture to identify what it really means to be a man in the modern world and to extract tips and tools to help EVERY man rise into greatness and become the man he is destined to be.

Jan 21, 2021

Do you view dating as a game to win or as an opportunity for connection and discovery? Our guest, Alexandra Ballensweig, makes the case for dating without expectations and agendas. As the creator of the humhum conscious dating platform and a facilitator of group dating experiences, she knows the most common pitfalls keeping men and women from blissful partnership. We cover why the modern definition of dating is faulty, how men can act more courageously, and why longing for relationship comes from scarcity.


Show Notes:

  • Why stability and courage are the most appreciated masculine qualities
  • What frustrates Alexandra most about men?
  • What is the problem with the word “dating” ?
  • Is dating a game or an opportunity for discovery and connection?
  • If we are presenting, we are NOT present
  • Why wanting and longing comes from a place of scarcity
  • How to view endings and closures as a success
  • Do you trust in the flow or do you want things to look a specific way?
  • How can you cultivate confidence?
  • Why curiosity and confidence are the keys to connecting with new people
  • How to cultivate the capacity to see what’s not working in ourselves


Connect with Alexandra:

Instagram | @humhumspace


Website |  *All virtual right now* Click for conscious group dating experiences and guided facilitated blind dates!


Rising Man Links:


Ignite | 12 week online program designed to ignite your purpose and propel you into freedom. Features weekly calls, online modules, growth assignments, and community support!


Fire Circles | Are you ready to join other men JUST LIKE YOU who have found a way to RISE ABOVE life’s challenges and create a life of purpose and fulfillment?


Initiation | Compass Program - 4 day 4 night Vision Fast in the wilderness, with preparation and incorporation calls in the months before and after. 


Website |


Instagram | @risingmanmovement

Instagram | @jeddyazuma


YouTube | The Rising Man Movement - featuring videos of each Monday Morning Meditation episode!