It’s just to try and work on the good bit of you. – John Lennon
Aug17

It’s just to try and work on the good bit of you. – John Lennon

In 1969 a young man snuck into a hotel room and got this interview with John Lennon. Especially poignant to me … and resonating with the work of the ManKind Project and our circles is a short piece at about 2:00 minutes, where John says, “We’re all violent. We’re all Hitler inside and we’re all Christ inside …” So much of the time, it’s our natural reaction to the violence and suffering...

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I’m Sorry, It’s Cancer – an interview with author Chris Frey
Aug17

I’m Sorry, It’s Cancer – an interview with author Chris Frey

by Boysen Hodgson My Mom died of cancer on September 13, 2003. She had an incredible amount of love and support in her life and access to the best care available at the time. It took she and my step father hundreds of hours to find the right doctors and hospitals, to find the right support services, to learn how to live with happiness, communication and gratitude even when times were very dark. It occurred to me at the time that there...

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Bullying as Childhood Trauma
Jul13

Bullying as Childhood Trauma

EDITORS NOTE: Tony Rutt has published an account of his childhood called “Mark” which is centered around the trauma he suffered at the hands of a bully as a child living in the UK. You can read his story here: http://mymarkstory.com/ – Thank you Tony for sharing this story with the ManKind Project! Local Man Shares Childhood Trauma interview by Sean Redmond, Hemel FM As anyone who has experienced bullying or is going...

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Michael Brown – You are a Gift to the World – Interview
Feb12

Michael Brown – You are a Gift to the World – Interview

EDITOR’S NOTE: One of the opportunities I would like to take advantage of this year is to interview some of the over 40 men in MKP who have published books. There is some seriously good stuff out there! To set a trend and to let you know that this is coming – I spoke with Michael Brown, who recently published “You are a Gift to the World; Blessings from my Mom”. You can purchase the book through Mike’s...

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Get the chips, the wings, the beer – and a whole new way of being a man.
Feb05

Get the chips, the wings, the beer – and a whole new way of being a man.

As you settle in to watch Super Bowl XLV – the Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Green Bay Packers … The men who ‘go to battle’ in the NFL give the game all they’ve got. Their coaches demand it, their teammates insist upon it, and their fans will accept nothing less. The players are driven up to, and often beyond, their physical limits and emotional thresholds. At MKP – we are driven to help...

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An interview with Jun Po
Dec21

An interview with Jun Po

Ancient Bald Eagle / The Zen Guy Interviewed By: mj nelson / rattlesnake mj: Jun Po, thank you for taking the time to talk to us.  I have been very excited about this interview since we first started talking about it.  It is not every day that the opportunity to interview a “Zen Master” comes along. Jun Po: An old Zen master once replied, “I do not say there is no Zen, just that there are no masters of Zen.” A Zen master is not a...

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