Tag Archives: positive psychology

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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How to Be a Prophet of Hope

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

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.

Hope in the Time of Doomsaying

We have enough would-be “End Times” prophets. We need YOU to be heroic.

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.”

Take Positive Action to Boost Your Self-Confidence

We all know low self-esteem, no matter your age, can deeply impact your entire life. From how you see yourself and how you think you’re perceived, to letting yourself try new things or asking for that promotion; when you’re not feeling good about yourself, your outlook greatly influences your well-being, performance, and both physical and […]
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Drawing from the Well of Emotional Strength

There are times in life when it can all feel like too much. We’ve all experienced it at some point. These things are, unfortunately, part and parcel of the human experience. But what these moments can teach us, if we let them, is the feat of emotional strength. I’ve written about positive psychology and our […]
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Why You Need Gratitude, Not The Guru

Gratitude. It’s trendy now. It’s a buzzword on the lips of many a motivational speaker, life coach, and self-help personality. Heck, I talk about it all the time, too. I think it’s a great habit to adopt. But I also know gratitude is in danger of becoming a cliche. We’re being bombarded by the idea. Overexposure to people pushing […]
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The H.E.R.O. Defined: E is for Elastic (includes Resilience Worksheet)

What do you do when you get punched? I’m not talking about a physical beating. I’m talking about the metaphorical pummeling you sometimes receive courtesy of life’s circumstances. Let’s take an American mythological hero and use his example metaphorically. Let’s take some lessons from the legend of Rocky Balboa (spoilers ahead if you’ve been living […]
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