Monthly Archives: November 2008

What Happy People Do

Tweet (This is a NY Times article published 11.23.08) Happy people spend a lot of time socializing, going to church and reading newspapers — but they don’t spend a lot of time watching television, a new study finds. That’s what … Continue reading

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“When Did You Last See Your Father?” (movie review)

Tweet One movie I had been waiting to see for some time, “When Did You Last See Your Father?” is a British movie released onto dvd a couple of weeks ago. It’s the story of a son, Blake Morrison, (played … Continue reading

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Cultural Messages About Men: Why They’re Faulty

Tweet I spoke today at Paradise Valley Community College about the effects of culture on men, and, specifically, how as men, we are driven my the messages that culture brands into us.  Being a “real” man in our culture means … Continue reading

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Avoid Your Feelings, Avoid Your Life

Tweet I think one of the reasons that we avoid our feelings, and, consequently, avoid our lives, is because what our minds think they will find when they get to the “darkness” of our emotions is much worse that the … Continue reading

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Major Themes of Difficulty For Men

Tweet My mentor and I were talking about the major themes that men struggle with, and I wanted to share with you some of them. They are not ranked in any particular order. 1. Anger 2. Helplessness 3. Control issues … Continue reading

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A New Chapter for America

Tweet Wow. I don’t usually post personal issues, and try to leave this space for talking about men’s issues and mental health, but I needed to write a bit about the seismic shift that happened yesterday with the election of … Continue reading

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