I often get asked about my favorite books. So, this 2018, I decided to put together a Reading List to help you in the year ahead.
This one is always a win. I really like it because it is a meditative book for men that puts things in a modern perspective.
“I Don’t Want to Talk About It” is an influential book.
The sheer nature of boss-employee relationship, regardless of how laid-back it might be, guarantees that there will be at least some friction and tension. The boss, in essence, needs you to do some work for them and has a spectrum of tools to use in getting what they want out of you. This will always cause strain, that’s just how it is. Work-related stress falls under the top five life pressures for the majority of working people. Read more “Difficult Bosses: A Man’s Survival Guide”
According to a highly regarded study, one in six boys in the U.S. will experience sexual abuse before turning 18. Interestingly, the issue has long remained invisible due to societal myths about male sexual abuse and cultural “norms” around masculinity. Sexual victimization is often branded as a “women’s issue.” And it is! But, it is a men’s issue too. Ignoring the male side of sexual victimization leaves American society (and elsewhere) unable to comprehend the magnitude of male childhood sexual abuse. Read more “How To Support A Male Survivor Of Child Sexual Abuse”
You might be saying, “duh” right now that pets can help you with mindfulness and loneliness. Or, maybe the connection isn’t as clear to you yet. Have you owned a pet before? Read more “Pets Can Help You With Mindfulness (And Loneliness)”
You have a space inside from which you are able to understand the world properly and react to everything that happens to you in a healthy way. Only from that space are you able to truly be yourself and connect with the people around you. That space is called the “Window of Tolerance.” Read more “Gauging Your Window of Tolerance”
Medicaid is one of the biggest insurance providers for young and adult men in the Denver area.
When you have been hurt by a family member or loved one, you can truly heal by seeing their point of view. “But they are wrong!” you might say to yourself. Or you might scream silently: “I am F-ing RIGHT!!.” Read more “Going With the Flow: Seeing Things From The Other’s Point of View”
A friend of mine recently went home for the holidays to discover some members telling him that “there is no more Aunt Carrie.” He grew up with Aunt Carrie from birth. Aunt Carrie was at every family holiday, his graduation, his wedding, everything. Read more “What to Do When Your Family Changes”
In our previous blog “Attachment Styles and How We Relate to Others” we talked about four main ways in which we tend to form our relationships and try to satisfy our emotional needs