Lewis Howes discusses 5 ways to better connect and understand the men in your life

Are you having trouble connecting or understanding the man in your life? Lewis Howes, author, entrepreneur and host of the podcast "The School of Greatness," joined us on Good Day LA to offer advice.

Howes has a new book, titled "The Mask of Masculinity: How Men Can Embrace Vulnerability, Create Strong Relationships, and Live Their Fullest Lives," which he says is the result of his own transformational journey.

1. Acknowledge the things you are most grateful for about him

Make sure these are personal traits that have non-material value.

2. Do things together that are out of his comfort zone

Go on adventures together to remind him that he has value beyond his normal routine.

3.Find out what his vision is

Ask him what matters to him and how you can support him in creating that.

4. Be honest about how you feel when he does things that hurt you

Without making him wrong, let him know the truth about what it's like to be in relationship with him.

5. Remind him how important he is to you

Let him know how much his life matters to you and that he is making a bigger impact than just on himself.

Watch the full video above -- and more in a behind-the-scenes video here.

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