53 episodes

Scott Davison interviews experts on a range of topics covering self-improvement, relationships and parenting. Because being a dad is an amazing experience, but it can also be challenging. As with any great challenge, the more you put in - the more you get out. And you don’t want to look back with regrets that you didn’t give it your best shot. The Dad Train is a podcast for proactive dads who want to be their best. Sharing ideas and strategies on how to be a better man, a better partner and a better dad.

The Dad Train Scott Davison

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Scott Davison interviews experts on a range of topics covering self-improvement, relationships and parenting. Because being a dad is an amazing experience, but it can also be challenging. As with any great challenge, the more you put in - the more you get out. And you don’t want to look back with regrets that you didn’t give it your best shot. The Dad Train is a podcast for proactive dads who want to be their best. Sharing ideas and strategies on how to be a better man, a better partner and a better dad.

    How To Reignite Passion And Intimacy In Your Relationship, with Shana James

    How To Reignite Passion And Intimacy In Your Relationship, with Shana James

    Have you ever found yourself thinking – ‘I wish I understood what women want’? 
    If so, then this week’s guest could provide the answer. 
    Shana James has a masters in psychology and over 20 years of experience working with men to help them find love, rekindle the spark and bring intimacy back into their relationships.
    Her clients call her ‘the secret weapon’ because she helps men translate women’s needs and understand their attraction and motivations.
    In this powerful interview, Shana shares some insightful and counter-intuitive tips that can help men find the love and intimacy they seek, whatever stage of their relationship they are at. 
    What you’ll learn
    Common issues that Shana helps her male clients withSome powerful skills that will help you in the workplace and in the bedroomHow to tap into what your body is telling youHow men can be more vulnerable without appearing weakHow to master your attention and focusHow to reignite the spark and bring intimacy back into a relationship What is Nice Guy Syndrome?How to communicate your desires without complainingHow men can reinvent themselves after divorce What inspired Shana’s Ted X Talk about male vulnerabilityMore information
    Show notes and links to all the resources mentioned in this interview are available at https://thedadtrain.com/52 

    • 40 min
    How To Manage An Emotionally Sensitive Child, with Matis Miller

    How To Manage An Emotionally Sensitive Child, with Matis Miller

    Matis Miller is a licensed clinical social worker and certified cognitive-behavioural therapist. 
    He specialises in treating children with emotional regulation issues such as ADHD, ODD and DMDD. He also helps parents learn how to manage their expectations and acceptance.
    In this interview, Matis shares strategies from his new book: The Uncontrollable Child
    As a father of six and a therapist with over 15 years of experience, Matis has plenty of experience working with strong-willed children from all walks of life. 
    Whether your child has a diagnosis or is simply displaying normal developmental behaviour, we could all use some extra parenting skills to help manage the situation. And that’s exactly what this interview provides. 
    What you’ll learn
    What are some of the common diagnoses, such as:Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD)How to differentiate a behavioural disorder from normal development behaviourWhat environmental issues are contributing to increased rates of behaviour disordersHow to harness a ‘behavioural disorder’ and turn it into a superpowerWhat percentage of children have ADHDIs ADHD more common in boys or girlsWhat is Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)Top tips for managing an emotionally sensitive childMore information
    Show  notes and links to the resources mentioned in this interview are available at https://thedadtrain.com/51

    • 34 min
    How To Raise A Confident Daughter, with Stefanie Fields

    How To Raise A Confident Daughter, with Stefanie Fields

    Many girls suffer from low self-esteem and negative self-image. This can cause them to date the wrong guys, be subjected to bullying and accept a life that is less than what they are worthy of. 
    As dads, this is not what we want for our daughters. 
    But as today’s guest explains, dads can play a vital role in helping our daughters grow up to be strong, confident and successful women.
    The things we say and the example we set for them in their early years helps form a program that they will take with them for the rest of their lives. 
    Stefanie Fields is a trained hypnotherapist who understand the importance of words and actions. As someone who has suffered from low self-esteem and body image issues, she is on a mission to make sure other girls don’t have to go through the same thing. 
    Stefanie now writes children’s books that help embed positive affirmations in young girls minds so they can grow up to be strong and confident women. 
    For dads who want to raise confident daughters, this interview provides some practical advice on how you can help.
    What you’ll learn
    Why children’s brains are open to suggestion right before sleepHow all our beliefs stem from childhoodWhy the way we talk about ourselves affects how our children talk about themselves What does the term ‘daddy issues’ refer to6 tips for dads to help embed a positive self-image in their daughtersMirror affirmations Play the “I’m Great Too” gameGood night gratitude Seeking beauty in actions  Lead by exampleDaddy-daughter dates Why we search for evidence for what we believeHow dads can help raise confident daughtersThe story behind Stefanie’s book ‘You’re Beautiful When’More information

    Show notes and links to all the resources mentioned in this interview are available at https://thedadtrain.com/50

    • 31 min
    How To Stop Procrastinating And Get Sh!t Done, with Nick Wignall

    How To Stop Procrastinating And Get Sh!t Done, with Nick Wignall

    Have you ever found yourself saying “there just aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done”?If so, you are not alone. This is one of the most common complaints shared by many busy dads. And while it’s true fatherhood brings increased...

    • 37 min
    How To Develop A Growth Mindset, with Matthew Turner

    How To Develop A Growth Mindset, with Matthew Turner

    Matthew Turner is a British author who interviewed 163 Succesful Entrepreneurs from all around the world to try and identify some common traits. One thing he discovered, that all these people had in common, was their attitude towards failure. In order...

    • 40 min
    Taking A Break From Alcohol, with Ruari Fairbairns

    Taking A Break From Alcohol, with Ruari Fairbairns

    Have you ever considered taking a break from alcohol? Maybe you’ve tried and failed. Or maybe you’ve done a ‘Dry July or ‘Feb Fast’, only to immediately slip back into old habits. If so, you are not alone.For many of us, myself included, our...

    • 41 min

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