Tag Archives: emotions

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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Punch Your Rut in the Gut

What’s life like for you right now, this very second? Are you stuck in a rut? Are you getting the most out of life? Stop! Right now! There’s no better time to ask yourself: Why am I stuck? What’s the mindfulness trend worth if we don’t pay some mind to our situation at regular intervals? […]
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Making the Journey Through Loss and Grief

We all experience loss, and the resulting grief, at some point in our lives. Dealing with the pain of loss is a part of the mythological roots of the hero’s journey. Legends from around the world often depict classical heroes encountering and, eventually, moving beyond loss. We can follow this example in our own lives. […]
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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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The H.E.R.O Defined: R is for Resourceful (includes Internal Resources Worksheet)

Do you ever take time to consider the tools you have in your self-support system? As you read this post, I want you to think about the collection of beliefs that make up your worldview. Imagine those beliefs as tools in a toolbox. Keep that metaphor in mind. Now brace yourself, I’m going to talk about Hercules again! […]
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The At-A-Glance Overview of Live The Hero

This website was launched to share my Live The Hero concept with the world, and to start what I consider to be a much-needed conversation about how we can take charge of our lives by choosing better beliefs, habits, and actions. My intent is to constantly communicate with my readers, to get your feedback on what […]
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