The Power and Pleasure of Solitude

The world is a busy place. At work and at home, we are constantly surrounded by people: colleagues, family members, and friends. But despite our tendency to fill our lives with people and activities, some of the most rewarding experiences come from spending time alone—whether it’s meditating, taking a quiet walk, or simply sitting inContinue reading “The Power and Pleasure of Solitude”

Contemporary Gratitude

Gratitude is an important part of life. It can help us find common ground with others, as well as make us feel good about ourselves and life in general. A little bit of gratitude will help you make the most out of your life and relationships with self and others. What does it mean toContinue reading “Contemporary Gratitude”

Get Fit and Healthy, Live Full Out

There are many wellness and fitness experts in the world who will tell you that you have to work hard to be healthy. But I’m here to tell you that’s not true. You can achieve a state of wellness and optimal functioning with very little effort if you just follow a few simple rules. Let’sContinue reading “Get Fit and Healthy, Live Full Out”

Loving yourself can be so damn hard

When I was a little boy, I was told that I was not good enough. Not directly as many people have been, but in the silent, subtle gestures of neglect and emotional abandonment. Early enough that I perpetuated a story that my presence was unwanted or negligible at best. How do you love yourself when,Continue reading “Loving yourself can be so damn hard”

When Personal Development Becomes Dangerous

Like many people, I have struggled with self-development. It’s an important topic for me because self-development has had a significant impact on my life and relationships. Over the years, I’ve been introduced to many different types of self-development, from personal coaching and therapy to men’s work and 12 step programs. I have also spent thousandsContinue reading “When Personal Development Becomes Dangerous”

Fitness as a Crucible

Fitness can be a crucible. It can help you develop the characteristics that connect you to your highest self. Crucible A crucible is a place of intense heat. It’s a place where metal can be tested and strengthened, or people can be forged into something more resilient and valuable. A crucible is also an environmentContinue reading “Fitness as a Crucible”

Mindfulness in The Wake of The Pandemic

Mindfulness is a powerful and ancient tool that can be used to help us navigate the stress and strain of modern life. By being mindful, we become more aware of our thoughts, feelings and behaviors in any given situation. The ability to be present with ourselves and is something we all need to cultivate asContinue reading “Mindfulness in The Wake of The Pandemic”