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Less Tech, More Neck

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Hosts Eric Beattie & DeVante Branch dive into the world of technology and its impact on our daily lives. They share their insights and personal experiences on how to reduce the use of technology, connect with people in person, and discuss how to navigate relationships in modern society. Eric and DeVante recognize that many people are going through tough times in their personal lives, and their goal is to offer solutions and support to those who need it. They believe that by living a more balanced life, we can all add value to our own lives and the lives of those around us. Join us on ”Less Tech, More Neck” as the guys explore new ways to live a fulfilling life; one that’s less focused on screens and more focused on connecting with others.

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United States

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Hosts Eric Beattie & DeVante Branch dive into the world of technology and its impact on our daily lives. They share their insights and personal experiences on how to reduce the use of technology, connect with people in person, and discuss how to navigate relationships in modern society. Eric and DeVante recognize that many people are going through tough times in their personal lives, and their goal is to offer solutions and support to those who need it. They believe that by living a more balanced life, we can all add value to our own lives and the lives of those around us. Join us on ”Less Tech, More Neck” as the guys explore new ways to live a fulfilling life; one that’s less focused on screens and more focused on connecting with others.

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@More_Neck

Language:

English


Episodes
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Dating Deep Dive: A 3-Hour Chat with Ashley from the ”Uncomfortable Positions” Podcast

11/6/2023
Eric and Devante are joined by their friend Ashley for this MEGA, 3 hour, season 1 finale episode. Ashley is host of the podcast, "Uncomfortable Positions", that covers similar topics to LTMN. Together, they navigate the terrain of modern dating, broaching taboo topics and offering unique perspectives on the world of love. Get ready for a heartfelt discussion on the intricacies of romance. The trio covers all sorts of dating topics, getting even more taboo than usual. #UncomfortablePositions #DatingConundrum #LoveConversations #TabooSubjects #ModernDating #RomanticInsights

Duration:03:03:54

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Believe in Boundaries: Rejecting Hookup Culture and Crafting Your Life Navigation Strategy

10/30/2023
In this episode of "Less Tech, More Neck," Eric and Devante explore the transformative power of conversation. They challenge hookup culture, delve into the quest for purpose in an easy life, and address toxic behaviors. This episode equips you with the knowledge to establish personal boundaries and develop a personal playbook for life. #RedefineConversation #PurposeDrivenLife #AbundantMindset #PurposefulLiving #LifePlaybook #SettingBoundaries

Duration:00:56:14

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Choosing Your Hard: Battle of Balancing Acts

10/23/2023
Eric and DeVante delve into the intricacies of taking extended breaks from technology, reevaluating the digital age, and the impact of tech on person-to-person relationships. Tune in for a candid conversation about the struggles and rewards of forging deeper connections. #ChooseYourHard, #DigitalDetox, #Masculinity, #Relationships, #DisconnectToConnect, #ReshapeReality, #TechBreaks, #MasculinityDebate, #EndlessChoice, #PersonalConnections #lesstech #forbes

Duration:00:42:31

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Reframing the Worldview: Reflecting on Our Journey and Cultivating Positivity

10/16/2023
Eric and DeVante explore the power of changing one's lens on life to cultivate positivity. Sharing life lessons and their vision for the dating world, t hey delve into the strategies for reinforcing positive ideas and behaviors. Get ready for a dose of inspiration and motivation. #DatingFuture, #LifeLessons, #MindsetShift, #PositiveOutlook, #DatingWisdom, #PersonalGrowth, #FutureHopes

Duration:00:53:47

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Alcoholism, Family Ties, and Relationship Realities: Breaking the Silence

10/9/2023
Tune in as Eric and Devante engage in a candid and explicit dialogue with their gym buddy, Zach. In this deeply personal episode, Zach lays bare his struggle with alcoholism and the emotional complexities of his relationship with his parents. This episode offers a rare glimpse into the power of resilience and healing amidst life's most demanding trials. #PurposeDrivenLife #BalancedLove #HealthyRelationships #FindingPurpose #LoveJourney #LessTechMoreNeck

Duration:01:27:02

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Love and Purpose: Balancing Desire, Stability, and Selflessness

10/2/2023
Join Eric and DeVanté on this thought-provoking episode" as they explore the intricacies of choosing the right sexual partners, stability in relationships, and the transformative power of putting service above oneself. Their insights and personal anecdotes shed light on the delicate balance between desire and commitment, as well as the rewarding path of selfless giving. Listen in for a heartfelt conversation that may redefine your approach to love and service. #FindingLove #RelationshipGoals #ServiceAboveSelf #LoveAndPurpose #StabilityMatters #MeaningfulConnections #Selflessness #ChoosingWisel y#LoveLife #RelationshipAdvice #ServiceToOthers #NavigatingLove #PrioritizingLove #TruePartnership #PurposeDrivenLife #BalancedLove #HealthyRelationships #FindingPurpose #LoveJourney #LessTechMoreNeck

Duration:01:02:44

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First World Problems: The realities of American Work Life in 2023

9/25/2023
From the traditional 9-5 grind to the digital nomad lifestyle, they'll delve into how work culture, values, and challenges have evolved. In this episode of "Less Tech More Neck", Eric and DeVanté chart the shifts and turns of the job industry, reflecting on how different eras have sculpted our modern work culture. From the boom of industrialization to the rise of remote work, they share insights, personal anecdotes, and forecasts for the future of careers. Join them for a dialogue on the metamorphosis of work through the ages.

Duration:01:17:52

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The Profound Questionnaire: Weaknesses, and Growth

9/18/2023
In a not-to-be-missed episode of "Less Tech More Neck," Eric and DeVanté get real, raw, and reflective. DeVanté puts Eric on the spot with some of the most profound questions we can pose for self-discovery, touching on family dynamics, individual vulnerabilities, and the essence of personal evolution. Be prepared for an episode filled with vulnerability, introspection, and moments of revelation.

Duration:00:51:39

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Beyond the Game: Harnessing Competitive Nature for Life’s Playbook

9/11/2023
Eric and DeVanté tackle the world of team sports and its undeniable parallels to our day-to-day lives. Discover how the competitive nature ingrained in sports can be harnessed to amplify effort and productivity. Plus, get the hosts' take on the age-old debate: What truly are the best ways to utilize your time? Score some game-changing insights in this riveting discussion. Come join our discussion: --- Twitter --- Facebook --- Discord ---

Duration:01:12:41

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Better Together: Monogamy & Marriage in Modern Times

9/4/2023
A Married Man's Perspective on Dating Today and Confronting Adversity Head-On Come join our discussion: --- Twitter --- Facebook --- Discord --- With DeVanté out of town, Eric welcomes a special guest, Isaac, to the show. They explore the concept of monogamy in today's fast-paced dating scene, with Isaac providing insights from a married man's standpoint. The conversation takes a profound turn as Isaac recounts his journey of dealing with racism, shedding light on the importance of understanding, empathy, and growth. Dive into an episode full of introspection, resilience, and valuable life lessons.

Duration:01:27:49

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Through the Eyes of Gen-Z: Sophia’s Balanced Journey in a Digital World

8/28/2023
Exploring the Nuanced Relationship Between Online Presence and Real-world Choices Come join our discussion: --- Twitter --- Facebook --- Discord --- Less Tech More Neck" hosts Eric and DeVanté welcome Sophia for a deep dive into the world of social media and its intricate ties to mental health. Sophia’s unique insights highlight the possibility of maintaining a balanced relationship with our online personas. Listen in for an engaging exploration of modern life through the lens of a Gen Z perspective; Sophia provides valuable insights and wisdom beyond her years.

Duration:01:20:37

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Finding Light and Purpose Beyond the Darkness: A Journey of Hope, Healing, and New Beginnings

8/21/2023
Come join our discussion: --- Twitter --- Facebook --- Discord --- In this moving episode of "Less Tech More Neck", DeVanté's friend shares his transformative journey of moving to Florida in pursuit of a brighter future. From the oppressive clutches of drug raddled environments and substance abuse to grappling with injury and despair, his journey takes listeners through the depths of human struggle. Tune in for a story of hope, the profound bonds of friendship, and the rejuvenating spark of life after facing the darkest moments.

Duration:01:02:32

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Time is money, too - THE FINANCE EPISODE

8/14/2023
Financial Wisdom, Contrasting Views, and the Surprising Link Between Less Tech and Saving More Come join our discussion: --- Twitter --- Facebook --- Discord --- Eric and DeVanté tackle the complexities of finances, from responsible spending to the art of saving. This money-centric episode of "Less Tech More Neck" the guys discuss the essentials of finances, from spending wisely to building a savings mindset. As they unpack their individual views on the role of money, they also highlight the potential economic advantages of embracing the 'Less Tech' lifestyle. Tune in to discover the intricate ties between our digital behaviors and financial wellbeing.

Duration:01:06:56

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An Episode of Firsts: Eric’s Day with His Son & DeVante’s Online Date

8/7/2023
Eric spends a memorable first day alone with his son, while DeVanté takes a leap into the world of app-based dating. The episode is filled with conversations about living authentically, moving beyond parental influence, and the delicate dance of balanced parenting. Tune in for a journey into personal growth and parenting wisdom. Come join our discussion: --- Twitter --- Facebook --- Discord ---

Duration:01:05:46

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The Digital Divide: Eric’s Confession & DeVanté’s Challenges

7/31/2023
Come join our discussion: --- Twitter --- Facebook --- Discord --- In this intriguing episode of "Less Tech More Neck," Eric reveals his digital thirst trap pranks, sparking an intense discussion with DeVanté, who finds Eric's actions perplexing. Their conversation evolves into a broader debate on self-identity, individual goals, and the contrasting paths they each seek. Listen in as they navigate the digital divide and search for true selves in a world full of contradictions.

Duration:01:12:53

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Tipping the Scales: Honesty, Burnout, and Modern Dating

7/24/2023
Come join our discussion: --- Twitter --- Facebook --- Discord --- In today's candid episode, DeVanté shares his personal experiences with burnout and the importance of seeking help. The conversation then transitions to the intricacies of dating, tackling the emotional roller coaster it can be, the necessity of truthfulness, and discerning when you've found the right person. The guys discuss the subsequent lessons on self-care and boundaries.

Duration:01:13:06

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Divine Perspectives on Modern Love: Denver’s Pastor Adam Interview

7/24/2023
Come join our discussion: --- Twitter --- Facebook --- Discord --- Today on "Less Tech More Neck," hosts Eric and DeVanté are joined by Pastor Adam, who shares his faith-based perspective on navigating the complexities of modern dating. Adam, a married pastor, shares his unique perspective, shedding a positive and encouraging light on the state of being single in the current dating climate. Listen in for a fresh take on the interplay of faith and love in today's digital world.

Duration:01:08:52

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99.999% - Embracing Life’s Surprises & Unexpected Fatherhood

7/10/2023
Come join our discussion: --- Discord --- Facebook --- Twitter --- Eric shares a personal revelation that shakes the foundations of his life: fatherhood. Delving into his thoughts, fears, and hopes, Eric explores what this new chapter means for him and how it has reshaped his outlook on life. oin Eric and DeVanté as they navigate these surprising waters, discussing how the unexpected news has influenced Eric's personal journey. Despite the uncertainty and complexities that come with this revelation, the episode underlines the importance of resilience, acceptance, and positive transformation in the face of life's surprises.

Duration:01:00:00

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Turning a Negative to a Positive (with Humor and Insight)

7/3/2023
Get ready for the most audacious episode yet of "Less Tech More Neck" with Eric and DeVanté; this episode is a roller coaster of emotions, thoughts, and laughter. The guys delve into the challenges of life, transforming those painful experiences into opportunities for growth and positive change. Join Eric and DeVanté for this unfiltered, raunchy, yet insightful exploration of life's highs and lows. You might just come away with a fresh perspective on how to turn your negatives into positives. Come join our discussion: --- Discord --- Facebook --- Twitter ---

Duration:00:51:43

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Cultivating Authenticity and Self-Discovery: The Journey Within

6/26/2023
Come join our discussion: --- Discord --- Facebook --- Twitter --- Throughout the episode, Eric shares an intimate journey of self-discovery, offering profound insights about embracing unexpected changes. Emphasizing the importance of learning from these experiences, Eric and DeVanté discuss how they can contribute to personal growth and a deeper understanding of ourselves and others.

Duration:00:46:49