Monthly Archives: April 2009

Where’d the Time Go?

Tweet Know somebody who’s just chronically disorganized, or can’t seem to juggle a schedule for the life of them? Not having enough time, or being chronically at the mercy of one’s schedule, makes for a pressurized life, not to mention … Continue reading

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Why the Recession is Harder on Men

Tweet Fields dominated by men are among those that have seen the biggest job losses in this downturn. Yet compared with years ago, many are taking their unemployment in stride. By Catherine Holahan MSN Money There’s a gender gap in … Continue reading

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Hate Your Job, Love Your Life

Tweet What is this, you ask? How can I possibly love my life if I hate my job? I hear you, and wondered that same thing for so long.I ended up leaving my job three months ago to do my … Continue reading

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Stuck in a Rut?

Tweet Feeling like you’re stuck in a rut these days? Feel down and depleted and like a flat tire, and not your usual self? Here’s some ideas to lift you out of the mud and spinning your wheels on ground … Continue reading

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I love this song.

Tweet On high energy days, I love to listen to this song by The Flaming Lips. They really speak to the uses and abuses of power, but I like to see it as a psychology challenge: to know how much … Continue reading

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The Right Tools for the Wrong Job

Tweet I like to identify universal themes in the work that I do with men in counseling, so this blog post is no different. I find that guys tend to operate in relationships the same way that they do on … Continue reading

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It’s An Inside Job: Scribbles On Cultivating Self-Esteem

Tweet As men and women, we get a lot of our self-esteem and identity through outside sources: work, sport, friends, partners and through roles we play. But how much of that is internally-derived self-esteem? Depending on outside sources for primary … Continue reading

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Wedding Jitters vs. Wedding Terror

Tweet It’s wedding season, and a lot of guys are getting ready to move down the aisle. They’ll either walk, or they’ll slink, or, quite possibly, they may kick and scream and need to be pulled down it. Does one … Continue reading

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Playing Communication Games to Get What We Want From Our Partner

Tweet I see this so much with men: guys who need stuff from their partners who don’t come right out and say it. True, both sexes can be equally guilty of this, but for the sake of working with men, … Continue reading

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