Thrive or Just Survive: Men’s Work Beyond Woundedness
May01

Thrive or Just Survive: Men’s Work Beyond Woundedness

by Jan Hutchins “Few among men are they who cross to the further shore. The others merely run up and down the bank on this side.” ― Gautama Buddha I no longer cry at ManKind Project graduation celebrations. At the first 20+ gatherings where our brotherhood welcomes home the new initiates and their families, I had the wettest hankie in the room, gushing as our “new brothers” spoke of their transformations, weeping as their families and...

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The Blue Flame of Anger

In my world anger is expensive fuel. Despite its extraordinary cost anger is expedient when compressed and used sparingly with discretion. Caution! Storage is problematic. Anger expands when contained and pressure relief is critical. Increased levels of compression can be explosive. The popular myth that anger must be suppressed or “managed” needs serious rewriting. This strategy if adhered to rigidly can lead to toxic levels of...

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How do we ‘Shape the Future’ together? the 4 Story-Changes
Oct06

How do we ‘Shape the Future’ together? the 4 Story-Changes

by Chris Kyle Shaping the Future: Living Your Purpose in Chaotic Times live online training being held on October 11th at 5:00 pm PDT / 8:00 pm EDT (share this event with your friends here: www.purposefromchaos.com). First, let me explain what I mean by ‘shaping the future.’ We can either be in constant reaction-mode to whatever is happening in our world — both at the local level in our personal lives and at the global level...

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I Just Came Out and I’m Not Gay
Sep26

I Just Came Out and I’m Not Gay

Every single one of us has the opportunity to “come out” whether we are LGBTIA or not; here’s why… – – – I had the recent privilege of being one of the speakers at the University of Nevada TEDx event. Lesbian singer and song writer Jennifer Knapp was another featured speaker who I befriended. Her talk and music was about what it was like to come out as lesbian while catering her music to...

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How to Support Our LGBTQ+ Brothers & Sisters

by Rick Broniec My Brothers & Sisters, As a straight man, and MKP-USA’s Multicultural/Intercultural Rep, I am writing this as an ally to my GBTQ Brothers and to my straight Brothers. [Between a minor surgery (I’m just fine, thanks!) and other responsibilities, I have not been able to respond until now.] First, to my GBTQ Brothers: David, Robert, Walt, Dennis N., Frank, Jeff, Greg- and so many others- I love you.  I am...

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Why Half a Heart is Simply Not Enough
May30

Why Half a Heart is Simply Not Enough

– – – See the author’s TEDx Talk on Creating Extraordinary Intimacy in a Shut Down World – – – Until four years ago, I had a serious issue with literally one-half of the entire human species – specifically… men. I didn’t feel comfortable being around them and never felt like I really “fit in” or was accepted by them. In essence, when it came to other men I just shut down and encased myself in...

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