Author Archives: Anthony Simeone

How (and Why) to Slay the Certainty Siren

There’s a mythological creature that has plagued humanity forever. It tempts us with its seductive song, promising complete safety and freedom from worry. This creature is the siren called Certainty. When we fall under its spell, we pursue it relentlessly, lured by the tantalizing prospect of perfect security in an uncertain world. Unfortunately, we can […]
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Be an Ally in 2020 and Beyond

It’s 2020, a year so futuristic it was included in the name of a 1990’s cyberpunk roleplaying game. We’re doing miraculous things with technology these days. We’ve also advanced culturally in many ways, with people of all beliefs and orientations feeling empowered to speak the truth of who they are and demand equal treatment. There […]
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Heroic Men Use Vulnerability to Succeed in Life

If you want to be successful in your relationships, and even in business, then be vulnerable.

Heroism and Positive Psychology [Podcast]

I had the honor of speaking with Emiliya Zhivotovskaya, founder and CEO of The Flourishing Center. This year, I became a Certified Applied Positive Psychology practitioner (CAPP) through The Flourishing Center.  Positive psychology is the study of optimal human functioning, and many of the aspects of human behavior it studies are foundational to what it means […]
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Stoicism and Heroism [Video]

Check out this small panel discussion I had with Hero Round Table founder Matt Langdon and University of Nebraska professor of political science (and HRT regular) Ari Kohen, regarding the connections between stoicism and heroism. This subject has a particular connection to my work with men, who are often taught what I consider to be […]
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Think Smaller to Make a Bigger Sustainable Impact

No matter where you fall on the political spectrum, many of us can agree it’s becoming more and more important to practice mindful living, and become more in touch with nature. When it comes to living our lives in an eco-friendly way, we can feel overwhelmed by the many things we’re asked to consider, from […]
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How to Be a Prophet of Hope

Now that you have that optimistic mindset, here’s what you can do with it.