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A podcast for those burning old bridges, developing the perfect chicken and dumpling recipe, racing through life at the speed of dark, and making changes they never thought possible. It's for the underdogs who love to bark, and have to put their tooth in to bite. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/allen-woffard/support

Diary of a Bald Man Allen Woffard

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 103 Ratings

A podcast for those burning old bridges, developing the perfect chicken and dumpling recipe, racing through life at the speed of dark, and making changes they never thought possible. It's for the underdogs who love to bark, and have to put their tooth in to bite. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/allen-woffard/support

    Joshua Philpot - Keeping Beauty, Skin Deep

    Joshua Philpot - Keeping Beauty, Skin Deep

    In this episode of "Diary of a Bald Man," Allen Woffard takes us on a fascinating exploration of the art and history of tattoos. He delves into the significance of body modification, its origins dating back to ancient times, and its diverse cultural implications. From discussing the therapeutic and mindfulness aspects of tattoos to uncovering the transformative power of rework and covering up scars through tattoos, Allen passionately shares his admiration and respect for the art form.

    He shines a spotlight on Joshua Philpott, an army veteran, paramedic, fire fighter, full frontal hugger, husband, father, artist, and trauma relief expert, who plays a central role in the episode. Allen fondly reflects on the profound impact Josh's artistry has had on his life and family, emphasizing how Josh's work tells a story and serves as a lasting representation of personal experiences and memories.

    Through sharing heartwarming anecdotes and interweaving humor, Allen encourages listeners to embrace their own personal narratives and consider the meaningful expression of body art. He also takes a moment to express gratitude to tattoo artists, such as Joshua, and highlights ongoing research efforts aimed at enhancing safety in the tattoo industry.

    This episode serves as a stirring tribute to the power of tattoos as expressions of identity and storytelling, while also delivering a touching message of appreciation for the art and the meaningful connections it creates.


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    • 30 min
    What Did You Hear?

    What Did You Hear?

    Welcome to the Diary of a Bald Man, where we delve into the heart of human connection and understanding. I'm your host Allen Woffard, and today, we're exploring a
    topic that demands our utmost attention: the critical need for active listening and engagement, especially when it comes to supporting those who may be struggling with thoughts of suicide or contemplating life-altering decisions.
    It's easy to underestimate the power of a conversation, to overlook the significance of a heartfelt exchange. But every word we speak and every ear that listens hold
    the potential to save a life.
    Suicide and life-altering decisions often don't happen overnight. They brew silently within the depths of a person's mind, obscured by a veil of fear, shame, or
    despair. Yet, amidst this darkness, there exists a beacon of hope: the power of genuine connection.
    Active listening isn't just about hearing words; it's about truly understanding the emotions behind them. It's about creating a safe space where individuals feel seen, heard, and valued. In a world where distractions abound and attention spans dwindle, the art of listening has never been more vital.
    But why does it matter? Because in the silence between words lies the opportunity to intervene, to offer support, and to guide someone back from the edge. It's about recognizing the warning signs, the subtle cues that often go unnoticed, and responding with empathy and compassion.
    So, join us as we embark on a journey to explore the transformative power of active listening and engagement. Together, let's unravel the complexities of the human experience and illuminate the path towards healing and resilience.
    Because in the symphony of life, every voice matters, and every listener holds the key to change.
    Thank you for tuning in. This is Allen Woffard aka Diary of a Bald Man, Let's make every conversation count.
     


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    • 37 min
    Time and Opportunity

    Time and Opportunity

    Welcome to the Diary of a Bald Man podcast. In this episode, titled "Time and Opportunity," your host Allen Woffard takes us on a journey through missed opportunities, the value of time, and the importance of seizing life's gifts of options. Nominated for the third year in a row for the People's Choice Podcast Awards, Allen shares his personal experiences, reflections, and the impact of time and opportunity on his life. Join us as we explore the significance of making sacrifices, pursuing meaningful experiences, and embracing change. Get ready for a thought-provoking and inspiring episode that will encourage you to reflect on your own opportunities and the time you have.

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    • 36 min
    Imagination vs Reality

    Imagination vs Reality

    Welcome to Diary of a Bald Man, where we explore the connections between imagination and reality. In this episode, our host Allen Woffard delves into the influence of the mind on our perception of reality and the impact of self-deprecation and negative thoughts. Through personal experiences and reflections, Allen emphasizes the importance of effective communication in relationships and the need to change one's mindset. He shares memorable moments from working in remote locations and highlights the significance of letting go of material possessions, drawing from the recent passing of a dear friend. Join us as Allen recounts his late friend's resilience and positive attitude in the face of adversity, and emphasizes the importance of maintaining positivity. We also explore the impact of true, supportive relationships and the importance of self-care and self-improvement. Stay tuned as Allen discusses his perspective on the pandemic and encourages listeners to focus on their own realities and make a positive impact on the world. This episode is a heartfelt reminder to love and respect oneself, to communicate and engage with others, and to embrace genuine connections that uplift and support us.

    00:00 Negativity breeds failure, positive mindset leads success.

    05:17 Appreciate irreplaceable items, declutter, embrace meaningful possessions.

    09:40 Focused on resilience, positive mindset, and growth.

    16:06 Prefer women but wants a feminine partner.

    16:54 Mike denies turning someone queer, contrasts imagination, reality.

    21:37 Stay focused, take care of yourself first.

    25:32 Judging is easier, but focus on reality.

    27:45 Love and accept family, change for good.


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    • 32 min
    Joseph Jenkins: From Struggle to Strength

    Joseph Jenkins: From Struggle to Strength

    Welcome to another episode of "Diary of a Bald Man," where we dive deep into the personal stories and experiences of individuals overcoming life's challenges. In today's episode, we have a captivating conversation with our special guest, writer, comedian, and influencer extraordinaire Joseph Jenkins. Here is  a man who has battled through addiction, served in the Air Force, and now aspires to help others in their journey to recovery.

    Joseph opens up about his struggles with substance abuse, his determination to succeed in his recovery, and his passion for assisting veterans in similar situations. Alongside the poignant moments, we delve into lighthearted topics, sharing stories about favorite foods, military experiences, and even a discussion about
    stand-up comedy.

    Join us as we uncover the inspiring journey of Joseph Jenkins, from his early life in Maryland to serving in the Air Force, all while navigating the complexities of addiction and self-discovery. This is an episode filled with candid conversations, personal reflections, and moments of humor that truly encapsulate the resilience of the human spirit.

    Tune in to hear Joseph's journey and the experiences that have shaped him into the remarkable individual he is today.

     

    See Joe at -

    https://www.tiktok.com/@just_joe_is_fine


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    • 45 min
    New Year, Same You: Unfiltered Thoughts and Targets for 2024

    New Year, Same You: Unfiltered Thoughts and Targets for 2024

    Welcome back to Diary of a Bald Man with your host, Allen Woffard! In today's episode titled "New Year, Same You: Unfiltered Thoughts and Targets for 2024," Allen shares his unfiltered thoughts on setting goals and making changes in the new year. From personal targets like rowing and learning new languages to reflecting on the importance of maintaining healthy habits, Allen takes a no-holds-barred approach in his message to listeners. Join us as Allen lays down the blueprint for growth and success in 2024, complete with his signature humor and tough love. Stay tuned for a podcast episode that's raw, real, and unmistakably Allen.






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    • 18 min

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