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We've been taught to behave, to fit in, to follow the rules, but DreamMasons reject conventional thought. Dream Masons are rebels. They take a chizel to the marble that is typical traditional life. They carve out brilliance and broadcast it to the world. Join me for another chapter as we unmask convention, embrace the rebel within us, and more deeply explore the complex and agitated edges of our existence. A Dream Mason is a person who is intentional, committed and realizes it is going to take a plan and the choice to build their dreams so they can live the life they want. This Podcast is about learning, experiencing and exploring the journey of leaders, creators and innovators who are not afraid to unleash their inner Dream Mason! Welcome to The Dream Mason Podcast I am Alex Terranova And You are a DreamMason Because Your Dreams Don’t Build Themselves. New Full Episodes Every Wednesday! Also, Every Monday checkout Your Microdose Monday micro episodes all less than 5 minutes. These are short and impactful episodes that are prescribed to induce inspiration, insight, and some power to take into your week. 

Alex Terranova is a DreamMason, the author of Fictional Authenticity, Co-Author of Redefining Masculinity, a Personal & Professional Performance Coach, and he Hosts The DreamMason Podcast, and Co-Host The Coaching Show Podcast and The Frequency Shifter Show. He supports strong & successful high achievers to unmask convention, embrace the rebel within them, and more deeply explore the complex and agitated edges of our existence to create more clarity, freedom, and success. Alex has been featured on NBC, Fox, Yahoo Finance, Disrupt Magazine, Thrive Global, Focus TV’s Good Morning LaLa Land, NBC Radio, Elephant Journal, and over 30 podcasts including The University of Adversity, The Unleash Success Podcast, The Rising Man Podcast, The Sovereign Society Podcast, The Any Way You Want It Podcast, and an episode of The Villain Crusher.

The DreamMason Podcast Alex Terranova

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 82 Ratings

We've been taught to behave, to fit in, to follow the rules, but DreamMasons reject conventional thought. Dream Masons are rebels. They take a chizel to the marble that is typical traditional life. They carve out brilliance and broadcast it to the world. Join me for another chapter as we unmask convention, embrace the rebel within us, and more deeply explore the complex and agitated edges of our existence. A Dream Mason is a person who is intentional, committed and realizes it is going to take a plan and the choice to build their dreams so they can live the life they want. This Podcast is about learning, experiencing and exploring the journey of leaders, creators and innovators who are not afraid to unleash their inner Dream Mason! Welcome to The Dream Mason Podcast I am Alex Terranova And You are a DreamMason Because Your Dreams Don’t Build Themselves. New Full Episodes Every Wednesday! Also, Every Monday checkout Your Microdose Monday micro episodes all less than 5 minutes. These are short and impactful episodes that are prescribed to induce inspiration, insight, and some power to take into your week. 

Alex Terranova is a DreamMason, the author of Fictional Authenticity, Co-Author of Redefining Masculinity, a Personal & Professional Performance Coach, and he Hosts The DreamMason Podcast, and Co-Host The Coaching Show Podcast and The Frequency Shifter Show. He supports strong & successful high achievers to unmask convention, embrace the rebel within them, and more deeply explore the complex and agitated edges of our existence to create more clarity, freedom, and success. Alex has been featured on NBC, Fox, Yahoo Finance, Disrupt Magazine, Thrive Global, Focus TV’s Good Morning LaLa Land, NBC Radio, Elephant Journal, and over 30 podcasts including The University of Adversity, The Unleash Success Podcast, The Rising Man Podcast, The Sovereign Society Podcast, The Any Way You Want It Podcast, and an episode of The Villain Crusher.

    Listening to Your Light with Meghan Smith

    Listening to Your Light with Meghan Smith

    Playing with Problems: Listening to Your Light with Meghan Smith

    I am excited to bring you episode number one of the Playing with Problems podcast! I'm extraordinarily grateful to my guest Meghan Smith for being the brave, vulnerable, wise, and fun human that dared to join me on this first adventure. This episode was eye-opening and powerful, and I know it can and will help many people.

    In this episode, Meghan and I go deep, we laugh, it gets emotional, and we create powerful awareness and breakthroughs that left Meghan "feeling a buzz all day" (which she shared later).

    Meghan is a spiritual teacher, leader, and coach. She is a former lawyer who graduated top of her class and left her success behind in choosing a life and work that makes her happy and fulfilled. She is also the Host of The Skeptic's Guide to a Spiritual Life podcast, a wife, and a mother of two amazing kids. As a coach, she supports high-achieving women to heal from dysregulated nervous systems, co-dependency, and addictive behaviors. Through a combination of ontological coaching and spiritual teaching, Meghan leads women through the transformational process of learning to surrender, allowing them to create highly satisfying, spacious, and prosperous lives.

    In this episode, we discuss:
    - Meghan's "successful life" as a lawyer, trustworthy, dependable, executed, intelligent, and at the top of their class, yet behind the scenes, was miserable
    -We define success (primarily outward or societal focused) and something we coined as "evolved success," which would include being happy and fulfilled 
    -Her Rock Bottom
    -What gave her the ability to walk away, to change and transform her life
    -Her addiction to food and chaos, working the 12 steps and losing 120lbs
    -What is she currently struggling with? Her marriage is a place where she feels she keeps hitting her head against the wall. Her avoidant attachment style keeps her distant and disconnected, and she often feels like the worst wife and mother
    -We dig into separating her "dark" thoughts from her "light" thoughts and hear Meghan speak from each
    -Creating awareness around true self-acceptance, surrender, getting her needs met as a person, and mother, realizing she needs more structures to take care of herself

    You can connect with Meghan Smith here:
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/coachmeghansmith/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/meghansmithcoach
    Website: www.meghansmithcoaching.com

    You can connect with Alex Terranova here:
    Instagram: @InspirationalAlex
    Website: www.TheDreamMason.com
    Email: Alex@TheDreamMason.com

    Alex Terranova, PCC, is one of the world's top and most sought-after Performance & Success Alchemists and Coaches. He's an Author, Men's Retreat Leader, & International Speaker who was dubbed "The Anti-Excuses Coach" by Yahoo Finance. As the Founder of DreamMason Inc., Co-Creator of Your Love Adventure, and the docile tones behind hundreds of podcasts, he's coached and transformed hundreds of lives into better relationships, financial abundance, and increased achievement with less stress, drama, and difficulty. 

    Since 2015 Alex has coached hundreds of successful and powerful individuals & businesses to thrive financially, enjoy better relationships, and achieve more, all with less stress, drama, and difficulty. 

    Alex is the author of Fictional Authenticity and the forthcoming book How Dreams Are Built. He has hosted & appeared in over 400 podcasts, including top-rated shows such as The University of Adversity, The Primal BluePrint, and Success Unleashed. He has been featured on NBC, FOX, Yahoo Finance, Disrupt Magazine, Thrive Global, and Elephant Journal. Alex has worked with athletes, entertainers, executives, & leaders in; MLB, LinkedIn, Million Dollar Sellers, Shutterfly, Godiva, Chase, and Coldwell Banker. 

    Alex supports people in creating real results, integrity, enjoyment, and peace so they can succeed in what deeply matters to them and build their legacy.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    I Made A Mistake

    I Made A Mistake

    I believe I made a mistake. 

    In February 2017, I launched The DreamMason Podcast. At the end of 2021, I had over 200 episodes and a book about the podcast in the works. I also had become numb, bored, and over this show. 

    I had burned out. 

    Not just on the podcast but on coaching, writing, podcasting, and other entrepreneurial ventures. In response or reaction to the burnout, I unloaded a few things off my plate, one being I mostly stopped recording the podcast. Instead of looking holistically at everything, I laid the blame or the issue on a few areas, most of which I dismissed as I'm just over it; they have run their course. And to most people and inside my own head it seemed reasonable. 

    The funny thing is I added more, including other podcasts, to replace the various items I let go. 

    At the end of 2022, this all came to a tipping point. I realized I was doing far too much. I ended my run as Head of a Media Network. I moved away from Co-Hosting two other Podcasts and away from some business groups and relationships I was involved. I also let go of a few clients I wasn't enjoying working with. And then, I co-created The Alchemy of Men Retreat and The Playing with Problems Podcast.

    As I sit here almost on the eve of the 6-year anniversary of The DreamMason Podcast, something feels off. 

    A lot changed, and that's ok, but something doesn't feel right. And I realize I made a mistake. And that's ok, too, because mistakes are how we learn. 

    The DreamMason Podcast is my brand, podcast, voice, and expression. It's home, and I abandoned it for shiny new things. 

    From now on, I will be resuming Hosting The DreamMason Podcast, I will be folding The Playing with Problems Podcast into The DreamMason Podcast. I will continue to produce episodes, interview guests DreamMason Podcast style, and coach people live via Playing with Problems Segments. 

    As I write this, something feels right. Something feels grounded, and it feels good to realize you made a mistake and can correct it or make it right. We often ignore or dismiss mistakes, but mistakes are how we learn and grow. While, of course, we can learn from our wins, it's usually our mistakes that teach us the most significant lessons. This lesson is one of how I respond to burnout, exhaustion, and my constant creative expression.

    In the future, I must slow down, reflect on what I am committed to, ignore the fun, and give less attention to the fun and exciting new projects. 

    I look forward to connecting with you here on The DreamMason Podcast. 

    • 3 min
    The Season's of Business

    The Season's of Business

    A new approach to business, taken from the models of nature and sports.

    • 9 min
    How Fear and Possibility Work

    How Fear and Possibility Work

    You can connect with Alex Terranova here:
    Instagram: @InspirationalAlex
    Website: www.TheDreamMason.com
    Email: Alex@TheDreamMason.com

    Alex Terranova is a Performance & Success Alchemist, Coach, Author, and an International Speak, a Breaker of Limiting Mental Beliefs, and a recovering a*****e. He is the docile tone behind hundreds of podcasts and was named 40 over 40 in podcasting by Podcast Magazine. Legend has it he's also a former reality tv show villain and was dubbed "The Anti-Excuses Coach" by Yahoo Finance. Since 2015, he has coached hundreds of successful & influential individuals & businesses to thrive financially, enjoy better relationships, and achieve their stretch goals and deepest desires, all with less stress, drama, and difficulty.

    As a Professional Certified Coach, he has uniquely combined raw, direct, and bold masculine tactics with a magnetic, playful, and spiritual feminine ease. For his clients as well as himself, he is passionate about and believes Integrity, Commitment, Vulnerability, Trust, and Faith make up the core of Authenticity, which provides access to living an extraordinary life of abundance, love, & joy.

    Alex is the author of Fictional Authenticity, the forthcoming book How Dreams Are Built, and the co-author of the bestselling book Redefining Masculinity. He has been featured on NBC, FOX, Yahoo Finance, Disrupt Magazine, Thrive Global, and Elephant Journal.

    • 14 min
    Masculinity - Under the Surface with Special Guest Bob Conlin

    Masculinity - Under the Surface with Special Guest Bob Conlin

    Masculinity - Under the Surface with Special Guest Bob Conlin

    Where did you learn to be a man?

    What are men struggling and challenged by?

    Why do men tolerate "good enough," "fine," "decent," "ok," and "it's not that bad" lives?

    How do we get men to open up, share, express their feelings and emotions, and communicate what is really going on for them?

    How and why do men use drugs, alcohol, porn, sex, Netflix, and sports to dull and ignore what is going on?

    Why do women want more for their men's happiness, joy, and fulfillment than men often seem to want for themselves?

    These are some of the questions Bob Conlin and I dive into on this episode of The DreamMason Podcast.


    You can connect with Bob Conlin here:
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/relationship_alchemist/
    Website: www.conlincoaching.com

    You can connect with Alex Terranova here:
    Instagram: @InspirationalAlex
    Website: www.TheDreamMason.com
    Email: Alex@TheDreamMason.com

    Alex Terranova is a Performance & Success Alchemist, Coach, and Author, a Breaker of Limiting Mental Beliefs, and a recovering a*****e. He is the docile tone behind hundreds of podcasts and was named 40 over 40 in podcasting by Podcast Magazine. Legend has it he's also a former reality tv show villain and was dubbed "The Anti-Excuses Coach" by Yahoo Finance. Since 2015, he has coached hundreds of successful & influential individuals & businesses to thrive financially, enjoy better relationships, and achieve their stretch goals and deepest desires, all with less stress, drama, and difficulty.

    As a Professional Certified Coach, he has uniquely combined raw, direct, and bold masculine tactics with a magnetic, playful, and spiritual feminine ease. For his clients as well as himself, he is passionate about and believes Integrity, Commitment, Vulnerability, Trust, and Faith make up the core of Authenticity, which provides access to living an extraordinary life of abundance, love, & joy.

    Alex is the author of Fictional Authenticity, the forthcoming book How Dreams Are Built, and the co-author of the bestselling book Redefining Masculinity. He has been featured on NBC, FOX, Yahoo Finance, Disrupt Magazine, Thrive Global, and Elephant Journal.

    • 46 min
    Men's Work, My Dad, & Power Dynamics

    Men's Work, My Dad, & Power Dynamics

    I am so excited to be recording today. A lot has been going on. I feel like I have a lot to share and some powerful gems to give you.

    What do we cover:
    -How I got called out on Men's work and what I discovered
    -Reinventing Men's personal growth work
    -The Alchemy of Men's Retreat - Check it out here www.thedreammason.com/alchemyofmen
    -How looking at my relationship with my masculinity opened up a conversation that is changing my relationship with my Dad
    -How we can shift and change our relationships with our parents 
    -The lesson for today is on power, and let's look at it through the lens of the ways power often looks, either as Dominance or Fierceness
    -Dominance is external, and Fierceness is internal
    -Shifting your power dynamics

    You can connect with Alex Terranova here:
    Instagram: @InspirationalAlex
    Website: www.TheDreamMason.com
    Email: Alex@TheDreamMason.com

    Remember, You are a DreamMason®…
    Because Your Dreams Don’t Build Themselves.

    Alex Terranova is a Performance & Success Alchemist and Author, a Breaker of Limiting Mental Beliefs, a recovering a*****e, a lover of Philosophy, Personal Growth, and Mezcal. I am the docile tone behind hundreds of podcasts. Legend has it a former reality tv show villain and was dubbed "The Anti-Excuses Coach" by Yahoo Finance. Since 2015, I have coached hundreds of successful & influential individuals & businesses to thrive financially, enjoy better relationships, and achieve their stretch goals and deepest desires, all with less stress, drama, and difficulty.

    As a Professional Certified Coach & the Founder of DreamMason Inc., I have uniquely combined raw, direct, and bold masculine tactics with a magnetic, playful, and spiritual feminine ease. For my clients as well as myself, I am passionate about and believe Integrity, Commitment, Vulnerability, Trust, and Faith make up the core of Authenticity, which provides access to living an exceptional life of abundance, love, & joy.

    I am the author of Fictional Authenticity, the coauthor of the bestselling book Redefining Masculinity, and the forthcoming book How Dreams Are Built. I have hosted & appeared in over 400 podcasts including top-rated shows such as The University of Adversity, The Primal BluePrint, Success Unleashed, and have interviewed hundreds of the world's highest-performing, wise, and successful leaders on The DreamMason Podcast. I have been featured on NBC, FOX, Yahoo Finance, Disrupt Magazine, Thrive Global, and Elephant Journal.

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

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82 Ratings

82 Ratings

malfoxley ,

Great show!

Alex, host of the podcast, highlights all aspects of exploring your dreams and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

Sara3626 ,

LOVE

I had the pleasure of being on Alex's podcast .. a true gem + extremely authentic man. THANK YOU for the work you are putting into the world, Alex. Well worth the listen! So good.

Lance Schuttler ,

A good man

I had the privilege of being on Alex’s podcast and want to echo what many others are saying in that Alex’s podcast is well worth your time in many regards.

Alex’s ability to draw out valuable and helpful information from his guests is a skill that very few have and is something I admire about him and his podcast.

Eliciting these deep responses from his guests is part of why we listen to people in the first place: we want to hear interesting, valuable and helpful information that moves us further along on our own path.

Alex is a good man and his heart is absolutely in the place of wanting to help others.

Keep dreaming big everyone and thanks for what you do Alex!

-Lance

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