Great Article about Loneliness by Jessica Olien
Sep10

Great Article about Loneliness by Jessica Olien

Last week, I found an extraordinary article on SLATE by Jessica Olien, a writer and illustrator who lives in New York. The article is about a crucial topic in our society: Loneliness.  Two days after I read it, Tim Ferris  re-posted the link on his blog. “In terms of human interactions, the number of people we know is not the best measure. In order to be socially satisfied, we don’t need all that many people. According to...

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Why you might want a men’s group
Apr30

Why you might want a men’s group

by Boysen Hodgson You’re invited to sit in a men’s group. Feel free to bring a friend. When you’re done with the initial raised eye-brow … you might ask … Why would I want to do that? You might want to keep building on the success that you are having right now! And you know that the people who are the best at what they do are always looking for another edge … another way to practice and get...

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The ManKind Project and Robert Bly
Dec17

The ManKind Project and Robert Bly

by Boysen Hodgson Right now, filmmaker Haydn Reiss is working on a documentary film about Bly’s life and career called “News of the Universe.” In the film, one of the things Reiss will do is look at some of the myths about Bly and the ‘men’s movement.’ He also has a great interview with John Densmore, the well known drummer from the 1960’s band The Doors, to talk about an oft misaligned ‘tool’ of men’s gatherings, the drum. Reiss has...

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‘The Heart Grows Smarter’ … here’s how MKP helps.
Nov13

‘The Heart Grows Smarter’ … here’s how MKP helps.

by Boysen Hodgson On November 5, 2012, the New York Times published a new op-ed by David Brooks entitled “The Heart Grows Smarter” about a long term research study of men which was launched in the 1930’s and tracked men through the rest of their lives. Though the researchers hadn’t intended to study male relationships … the most compelling results of the study were all about relationships. More...

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It’s not the End of Men, it’s the End of Forgetting
Jul19

It’s not the End of Men, it’s the End of Forgetting

A ManKind Project Elder is Murdered, New Warriors across the country mourn the murder of Will Norman, Powerful Bull by Rick Borutta Will Norman was 76. He was a retired principal living in Florida, a father of two, and a volunteer for youth and church groups. He was a member of the I-Group Gulf Coast Warriors. On Thursday, July 5th, his body was found floating in a canal, the apparent victim of a homicide. The two suspects were...

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Hold on to your nuts, Elders.
Jun02

Hold on to your nuts, Elders.

by Terry Jones To launch an elder journey can means for many taking a big risk.  The risks include: having confidence in your wisdom, cutting back on travel and play to allow time to serve, celebrating your long life rather than whining about it, trusting that embracing elderhood is not the same as admitting you are an impotent old man, facing the bias toward the aging, doing the personal healing necessary to allow us to be in...

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