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What Does a Real Man Look Like?

What does a real man look like? Guys can have a hard time trying to find a healthy role model. How does a guy practice to be a man when society has so many examples of hyper masculinity or femininity as the “standard” for a man? By “hyper masculine” I mean the men who show these […]

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It Takes a Village

There is an African proverb that says, “It takes a village to raise a child.” I will go further and say that it takes a village to sustain a healthy human. We live in such an individualistic society. Day old babies live in a crib alone. We think that if a child doesn’t have a bed all […]

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Learn From Your Mistakes Before You Make Them

Wouldn’t it be cool if you could learn from your mistakes before you make them? That’s what Viktor Frankl suggests in a quote from his book, Man’s Search for Meaning. He says, “Live as if you were living already for the second time and as if you had acted the first time as wrongly as you […]

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Let Yourself Be Surprised

There are a lot of people out there who just want to know everything. They want to be prepared for everything. They want what they want and won’t consider any other options. If you are one of them, I urge you to let yourself be surprised! Imagine waking up in a world where a little […]

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Are You a Good Lover?

Are you a good lover? I am talking Lover, like the Archetype, not asking about your physical prowess! What’s an archetypal Lover? Well, we all have our personal unconscious that is made up of our personal experiences. Our behavior is governed by the meaning we make from these experiences. We are also influenced by the collective […]

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Breaking the Master, Servant, Hero Cycle

There are people who cast other people in one of three roles: master, servant, or hero. The master is the oppressor. He is  is essentially the bad guy who wants to tell you how to live. He dominates and takes from you so that he can have more or better things. The master is unsympathetic […]

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Where Have All the Crones Gone?

The maiden, mother, crone is a useful, modern archetype that shows the cycle of feminine development. Girlhood is the period of innocence, discovery, youth, new beginnings, and enthusiasm. The maiden is springtime. Maidenhood lasts roughly from birth to the early twenties. The next phase is summer. It’s about fertility, growth, gaining knowledge, nurturing, and creativity. […]

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Nine Things I Learned from Cuddle Parties

I host Cuddle Parties because I encounter a lot of people who can use safe touch. I have recommended going to a professional cuddlist who does one-on-one cuddling, but that is too scary for many people. Group cuddles are a great alternative. The idea might sound a bit weird, but here are nine things I […]

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Embrace Your Destiny

Everybody’s got tragedies. Everyone has greatness – some big and some small. Not all of us survive our tragedies as we can live our lives as victims. Not everyone reaches their greatness because we can get stuck in our stories. The way around this is to embrace your destiny. What’s your destiny? It’s whatever is […]

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Ten Most Common Regrets

As everyone knows, I facilitate past life regressions so I hear a lot about mistakes and regret. It’s enough to motivate you to not make those same mistakes. If you are aware of the most common regrets while you are still vibrant and alive, you can make choices that will help you avoid the big […]