What’s Your Reaction to Fear?

Imagine you’re living in the stone age. You’re minding your own business when a bear runs out of the woods. How do you imagine yourself responding? Fear is a primal emotion. We often respond to modern day stressors in primitive ways — in the ways cavemen reacted...

It’s Never Too Late to Heal from Trauma

During my time helping men with trauma, I’ve come to understand a first step that needs to be taken in healing: awareness. If you won’t let yourself become aware of your trauma, you can’t heal from it.  You might start to be aware of difficult feelings, or...
The Tool that Could Save Your Marriage

The Tool that Could Save Your Marriage

Everybody’s heard the saying before: “communication is key.” And it’s true! If you don’t tell your partner what you need from them, they don’t have the chance to make things right.  This is why it’s so necessary to keep a dialogue between you and your partner....
How Do You Prefer to Be Told “Sorry”?

How Do You Prefer to Be Told “Sorry”?

Imagine a loved one hurt you. If they said, “I was wrong, and I regret not listening to you more carefully,” would it feel sincere to you? What if they said, “I’m going to make it up to you”? Your preference for what sounds sincere has to do with your apology...
How Do You Like to be Loved?

How Do You Like to be Loved?

There are so many people in your life who love you. Have you ever thought about the way they show it? How do you show someone you love them? The 5 love languages is a tool (created by Gary Chapman) that outlines 5 different ways people like to be shown love. This tool...