Category Archives: Men’s Well-Being

Empathy is a Vital Part of the Heroic Man’s Toolbox

At some point, we all wonder if we, or the people around us, are “crazy.” Setting aside how socially tone-deaf the use of that term is in relation to the still-lingering stigma surrounding mental illness, it’s not unnatural to worry about the intentions of the human beings we encounter. It’s part of our subconscious survival mechanism to […]
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Off The Cushion: Mindfulness Practices for Heroes

Mindfulness is a big concept in wellness at the moment. It’s all about paying attention to the present moment and accepting your experiences without judgment. However, many people are put off the practice because they see it as endless hours of navel-gazing, and maybe even sitting crossed legged on a meditation cushion. Of course, this […]
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Try These Mood Boosters for Men to Fight the “Funk”

So many men suffer from depression and chronic stress that it is causing real problems for them, their families, and society. Suicide is a leading cause of death in young men. We are in the midst of a little-discussed mental health crisis, and we can no longer allow this to go on unaddressed. Unfortunately, too […]
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Don’t Be Afraid to Express Your Manhood in Your Own Way

Being a man can come with a lot of expectations. At some point, all men struggle under the burden of the macho masculine stereotype of the tough, cocky-confident, hypercompetitive guy. We are sold on striving to be the tall, dark, and handsome Romeo who can sweep any woman off their feet. But that image is […]
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How (and Why) to Take Charge of Your Health

There comes a time in every man’s life when he has to decide whether or not he actually wants to take control of himself. Maybe you’ve already had that moment. Maybe some kind of crisis pushed you out of your complacency. Or maybe you’re still waiting for the universe to reach down a big cosmic […]
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How to Get Suited Up Like a Hero

I’ve previously written about the “necessary evil” of appearances. Consider this a sequel, focusing on the sometimes-dreaded topic of professional dress. I’m one of those guys that really doesn’t enjoy getting all gussied up. But inevitably, we all have to do it at some point. So we might as well do it right. An important […]
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Men’s Health Concerns: Go Beyond Movember

Do you wait for Movember to think about men’s health issues? Stop doing that! We need to be thinking about men all year long. Especially because we are, by nature, stubborn creatures who tend to downplay the things that concern us. For many men, opening up about things and being honest about what’s on their […]
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