Tag Archives: men

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.

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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Real Men Feel Interview: Intro to Live The Hero

Another excellent conversation with Andy Grant from Real Men Feel! In this episode, I outline the foundational ideas of Live The Hero.

My Heroic Masculinity Interview with Leslie Doares

I had the great pleasure of being interviewed by Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Lesli Doares for her podcast “Happily Ever After Is Just The Beginning.”

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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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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