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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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Why Adults Need Playtime with Friends Too

A lot of people struggle to maintain their friendships when they start their careers or build a family. As we move further and further into adulthood, one of our most precious resources—time—becomes more and more valuable and scarce. And, unfortunately, a lot of us choose to spend our limited free time in sedentary activities like […]
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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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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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Hero’s Guide: Blessed are the Caregivers

Men are often known for the important quality of having a protective instinct when it comes to family. Perhaps this harks back to the long-gone days when we stood guard against threats in caves and on the open savannah. Whatever the origin, we should no longer overlook the male potential for caregiving. Perhaps it does […]
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