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The LIVE for yourself Podcast

Welcome to The LIVE for Yourself Podcast - with your host Benjamin Ritter, executive and personal consultant in the fields of life, dating and relationships.

The LIVE for Yourself Podcast covers a range of topics; including sex, dating, relationships, and personal development. Each of these areas plays a direct role in our levels of health, wealth, happiness, and ultimately our sense of self. In each episode we attempt to uncover various ways and strategies you can live for yourself, and create greater levels of personal fulfillment and happiness. 

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Send questions, comments, and guest inqueries to; contact@liveforyourselfconsulting.com

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Episode listing and show notes:


In this episode I have the pleasure of interviewing Bill Banks. We discuss everything from entrepreneurship, perseverance in the face of adversity, and so much more. Get ready for an incredibly intriguing, thought-provoking story. Excuse the audio in the beginning. Questions, comments, email contact@benjamin-ritter.com.


In this episode Neil Mehta, founder and president of Royal Condoms discusses how he started a condom company from the ground up and started living for himself. We discuss everything from working in an industry that may not be the "norm", product testing, and marketing. Find out more about Royal Condoms at theroyalc.com/.

Questions, comments, email contact@benjamin-ritter.com.

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In this episode Robert Manni, the author of The Guy's Guy's Guide to Love discusses his novel, and a variety of dynamics that we all struggle with today in the world of dating, relationships, and love. Find out more about him and his work at www.robertmanni.com/.

Questions, comments, email contact@benjamin-ritter.com.


Matt Wells is the founder of the podcast Slacking Ambition and in this episode we discuss his journey, the podcast Slacking Ambition, and a few things he's learned along the way about living for yourself. Learn more over at SlackingAmbition.com. Questions or comments about the podcast, email contact@liveforyourselfconsulting.com


Sarah Suzuki is the Director of Chicago Compass Counseling, and founder of the blog Drink Like a Man. In this episode she joins us to discuss habits, addictions, and power. If you want to find out more about Sarah and her services go to, chicagocompasscounseling.com/, and follow her blog at www.moderateyourdrinking.com/. Questions, comments about the podcast email contact@liveforyourselfconsulting.com


Ted Gonder is an American entrepreneur and the co-founding CEO of Moneythink, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building the financial capability of young adults through technology-enhanced peer mentorship. In this interview we discuss strategies for financial management, and all things money. If you want to find out more about moneythink, go to moneythink.org/, and if you want to find out more about Ted go to www.tedgonder.com/. Questions, comments about the podcast email contact@liveforyourselfconsulting.com


In this episode, we have the pleasure of interviewing Mark Stefanishyn regarding touch, massage and relationship minimalism. Mark is the founder of Relationship Minimalism: a simple system designed to reverse engineer the female body and make her feel like the luckiest woman alive. He is the host of the Millennial Man Relationship Podcast and his writing has been featured on MindBodyGreen, The Good Men Project, and Elephant Journal. To find out more go to www.markstefanishyn.com/lfy

Questions, comments about the podcast? Email contact@liveforyourself.com and make sure to subscribe to the podcast and share with a friend.


Dr. Karin Anderson Abrell, international speaker, author, psychologist, and musician, holds a master's degree in clinical psychology and a doctorate in developmental psychology. She joins us today to discuss how to avoid settling, and everything in-between. Find out more about Dr. Karin Anderson Abrell at www.drkarin.me/ and email her at karin@drkarin.me/. 

Questions, comments about the podcast? Email contact@liveforyourself.com and make sure to subscribe to the podcast and share with a friend.


How do you know when you're dating someone that isn't really dating you but the attention and validation he or she gets from you? In this episode we discuss just that with Melissa Leger, founder and future author of Gumball Love, broadcaster for parachute tv on periscope. Find out more at gumballlove.com, follow her on snapchat, instagram, and periscope.

Questions, comments about the podcast? Email contact@liveforyourself.com and make sure to subscribe to the podcast and share with a friend.


Saya Hillman is the founder of Mac & Cheese Productions, a lifestyle company that helps you find your tribe, expand your horizons, and feel fulfilled, mainly through in-person events. In this episode, we discuss the Fear Experiment where you sign up, alone, to learn a skill and then perform in front of 700 people. We touch on reframing and reclaiming adulthood, living in discomfort, motivation, and personal growth. Find out more about Saya, and how to become a producer of your own Fear Experiment at www.macandcheeseproductions.com.

Questions, comments about the podcast? Email contact@liveforyourself.com and make sure to subscribe to the podcast and share with a friend.


In this episode I have the pleasure of speaking to Kate Moyle (@katemoylepsyc) a psychosexual and relationship therapist and founding partner of Pillow Play, an app that helps busy couples get creative with intimacy, about how to create, and sustain intimacy and sexual excitement in all of your relationships. You can find out more information about Kate Moyle and Pillow Play at www.katemoyle.co.uk & www.thethoughthouse.co.uk, and www.pillow.io. Be sure to download the Pillow Play app through iTunes.

Questions, comments about the podcast? Email contact@liveforyourself.com and make sure to subscribe to the podcast and share with a friend.


In this episode I have the pleasure of interviewing Scot McKay of X & Y Communications. We discussed the concept of type, having a type, and the core of what we all want in a relationship. 

To find out more about Scot McKay go to www.deservewhatyouwant.com; sign up for his newsletter, subscribe to his podcast - The Chick Whisperer, and you can even give him a call for free, click the big red button on his site.

Questions or comments, email contact@liveforyourselfconsulting.com


In this episode Shawn Coleman of Touch Points describes what it means to be a professional cuddler, how touch is critical to relationships but not everyone wants to be touched the same way, the importance of communication in regards to touch, and the topic of consent.

Find out more about Shawn Coleman at Touch Points and @chicagocuddles.

Questions, comments about the podcast? Email contact@liveforyourself.com and make sure to subscribe to the podcast and share with a friend.


In this episode we interview Caitlin V. Neal. More than a sex coach she is a creator, an energizer, an activator, and one of the best sexual strategists. We discuss strategies to prolong, delay, and increase the likelihood for orgasm.

Find out more about Caitlin at caitlinvneal.com or email her at info@caitlinvneal.com

Questions, comments about the podcast? Email contact@liveforyourself.com and make sure to subscribe to the podcast and share with a friend.


Physical and mental fitness is essential when learning to LIVE for Yourself. In this episode Eric of Pelz fit training describes the mentality you need to get fit, and answers some of your fitness related questions. Find out more about Eric at Pelz Fitness or contact him at eric@pelzfit.com.

Questions, comments about the podcast? Email contact@liveforyourself.com and make sure to subscribe to the podcast and share with a friend.


How often have you wanted to just pack a bag and jump on a plane? Personal growth comes from new experiences, and nothing quite matches the new experiences you can achieve through travel. In this episode we interview Meetal Gandhi (joining us all the way from Australia), a successful world traveler, and entrepreneur of life, whom shares a tidbit of his unique journey, and priceless travel tips towards how to create your own personal journey.

Questions, comments about the podcast? Email contact@liveforyourself.com and make sure to subscribe to the podcast and share with a friend.