Joe Bernstein – Drop the Armor
Apr28

Joe Bernstein – Drop the Armor

by Boysen Hodgson How is your health working? Do you have a layer of armor that you’ve put on to protect you from feeling and living the life you want to live? Did it start out as protection and comfort and turn into a numbing cushion around your passion and vibrancy? This is the work that Joe Bernstein has been doing for himself and coaching others on for the last several years. He was one of those men, like many of us, who...

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To Be A Man – an interview with Robert Augustus Masters
Feb24

To Be A Man – an interview with Robert Augustus Masters

by Boysen Hodgson Bill Kauth, the co-creator of the New Warrior Training Adventure and co-founder of the ManKind Project sent me Robert Augustus Master’s book “To Be a Man” early in 2015, signed with an inscription: “For Boysen: If, after 30 years, I was to write a book, this would be it! Enjoy – Love Bill” Reading the book, it’s clear why Bill would speak so highly of it. Men’s work has...

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Prodigal Father, Wayward Son – a Book by Sam & Gifford Keen
Apr16

Prodigal Father, Wayward Son – a Book by Sam & Gifford Keen

by Boysen Hodgson I read “Fire in the Belly” in my early 20’s. It was a powerful addition to my list of favorite personal development books, along with “The Book; on the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are,””Way of the Peaceful Warrior,” “The Road Less Travelled,” and “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.” Yes, I was a young man searching. Sam Keen’s powerful...

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The Legacy Letters, powerful lessons for living
Dec12

The Legacy Letters, powerful lessons for living

EDITOR’S NOTE by Boysen Hodgson : Barry Friedman emailed me to tell me that I HAD TO get this book, The Legacy Letters by Carew Papritz, and read it immediately. He felt this was an important book for New Warriors, a book that speaks to our values as conscious men, and to the importance of taking action now to make sure that the important things we have to say are said.  I suggested that Barry get in touch with Carew, and...

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True Voice Process – A Conversation with Alan Little
Sep27

True Voice Process – A Conversation with Alan Little

by Boysen Hodgson As has been said … necessity is often the mother of invention. Alan Little thought he had it all worked out, and then it all started crumbling. In some new ways, it still is. But the slippery slope from ‘I’ve got this all figured out,’ to ‘What the heck is going on!?’ happens in different ways for different folks. In Alan’s case, it helped him arrive at a moment of clarity...

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Why won’t men get help?
Sep12

Why won’t men get help?

By Dr. Adam Sheck I’m excited to let you know that I was the featured guest on the Good Men Project panel asking the question, “Why Won’t Men Get Help?” in the context of men and mental health. It was an exciting panel of myself and four other men and great questions, great answers and deep issues were addressed. The 30 minute video of the event is now on the Men After Fifty website for you to view. I promise...

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