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MALE SUCCESS PATHWAYS

In researching neuroscience and working with men in my practice, it’s become clear that men possess two primary pathways for transcending their present circumstances. The reasons appear to be both cultural and neurological, distinct yet …

STORY MEANINGS: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HEROINE

I recently heard a comedian claiming all fairytales were male-centric stories or “damsel’s in distress” like Sleeping Beauty. So I wondered, are our stories one-sided? I’ve found that the matriarchy is strong and robust in lore, as …

HABITS, GOAL EXECUTION, & WEIGHT LOSS

Yesterday I noticed a famous trainer on Instagram encouraging people to “not give up with their resolutions and just power through!” to lose weight. This is terrible motivational advice. Willpower fails to compel or support …

WHAT GROWTH FEELS LIKE

A Dream of Struggle I had a dream in which I encountered all the situations that upset me in the last 15 years, projected into the future. I agonized, wondering “Did I make the right …

HOW CHARACTER FORMS NEUROSIS

(This idea, from Claudio Naranjo’s Character and Neurosis, has been one of my most powerful tools for helping clients balance their internal processes and find healthy self-awareness.)

THE MUSIC MAJOR HIRE 2: POLYMATHS

Previously, in Hire a Music Major, I said people with music degrees “are anthropologists, journalists, scientists, and artists, with mastery in the sonic foundations of culture and communication.” Let’s unpack that statement.  

ALL MEMORY IS EQUAL

If you think other people have better brains, stop. That’s a lie. It’s false – a deception conjured by supremacists and self-declared despots intent on solidifying their own identity for their own ego by