Category Archives: Work, Family and Everything Else

10 Mental Barriers to Exercise

Tweet I’m not a sports psychologist – or even a therapist focusing on sports or exercise issues. But I am an exerciser, and have fallen victim to quite a few excuses or reasons to not do it, in spite of … Continue reading

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Taking The Initiative

Tweet There may be areas of your life that might benefit from you giving more of yourself: relationships with kids, your wife or girlfriend, your work, your personal life. They all have one thing in common: they all take constant … Continue reading

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Creating and Keeping Male Friendships

Tweet Do you have solid male friendships in your life right now? Do you have other guys in your life you can call and hang out with, and enjoy being together with? Are you one of those guys who’s had … Continue reading

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Taking Responsibility For Your Own Life

Tweet We’re the authors of our own lives, and we’re the only ones who truly control them. Yes, there are things that happen to us that we can’t control, or situations that we’re brought up in that we couldn’t help. … Continue reading

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2014 End-of-the-Year Self-Assessment

Tweet It’s become a bit of a annual ritual here, but I like to take some time out at the end of the year and look backwards (before I look forward) to a new year and assess my previous year. … Continue reading

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About a Boy

Tweet Wandering through the National Mall in Washington D.C. last month, I was struck by how many adult men were wearing Captain America t-shirts. I counted five or six in at least a day and a half, and it got … Continue reading

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Tips for a Better Brain and Better Mood

Tweet The relationship between food and mood has always been so central to my life, and I’ve struggled for years trying to get the best diet for myself so that I feel the best and most energetic I can. I’ve … Continue reading

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6 Positive Ways to Relate With Your Wife’s Parents

Tweet Family can support your marriage, and they can sometimes undermine it. The trick is to know how to act, and when, when the latter happens, or to prevent incidents from occurring before they start. I’ve put together 6 positive … Continue reading

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Stuffing Your Emotions

Tweet “I come from a family of stuffers,” I had someone tell me recently. “We all stuff our emotions.” This statement didn’t surprise me, because I hear this a lot as a men’s counselor, but it made me think about … Continue reading

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Learning to Parent Yourself

Tweet Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands. – Anne Frank We don’t know what we don’t know. When it comes … Continue reading

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