Does Giving No More Fucks Mean You Don't Care At All? no more fucks

Hello brother. I shared the following post about letting go on Friday morning with the men in the Happy Man Mindset course and I want to share it with you here now.

We had just finished up a group discussion about understanding where our value comes from as a man, which naturally leads...

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Having Less Thoughts About More Things Reduces Suffering monkey mind thought patterns

“I am trying to have less thoughts about more things”, said one of the men I am coaching.

After years of telling himself stories, labeling, judging, assuming and assigning meaning to things, he now sees that all those thoughts are not on the outside of him. They all originate on the...

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She Wants To Know That You Know You Are Okay! avoiding divorce becoming happy happy man wisdom thought patterns

The great prophet Cyndi Lauper once said, "Girls just want to have fun!" In my twenties I thought that meant they like to party. Now on the edge of fifty I understand better that the spirit of what she meant is that the feminine nature is attracted to laughter and fun and connection backed by a...

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It's hard for her to miss you when you are up her ass all the time. happy man wisdom instagram

Part of a healthy romantic relationship is enjoying quality time spent together, but when a man gives up everything and makes his woman his world the relationship eventually falls apart because while she wants you to be happy, being responsible for your happiness is to heavy a burden for her to...

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Do You Have Healthy Boundaries? boundaries

Happy Sunday brother!

What is your morning routine?

Do you journal? Do you read? Do you drink coffee and stare quietly into the abyss until your brain starts working?

If you don’t journal, I highly recommend starting.

Journaling is one of the most powerful ways to accelerate your personal...

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How Is This Year Any Different? becoming happy

Given all the undesirable things we can experience as men in this community, you may be asking yourself, “How is this year going to be any different than last year?”

Seriously, the pain from last year was yesterday, so am I now supposed to be excited today about having a whole...

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Can Telling The Truth About Yourself Really Set You Free? acceptance brotherhood

Welcome brother! 

This week'sHappy Man Friday message opens with expressing gratitude for all the brothers in our life who care about us and offer us the freedom to drop the masks we wear, pretending to be who we are not, letting go of the need to prove ourselves, to prove our...

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Why Is Acceptance Important For Dealing With Shame? shame

Hello brother. Today, I want to talk to you about acceptance and dealing with shame.

Why is acceptance important in dealing with shame?

We can't deal with the things we deny. Denying something means we are unable to acknowledge the details of that thing and without the details of how it felt, how...

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You are, I am, We Are All Enough! thought patterns

As we go into another weekend, I am reminded of this "note to self" that I shared on Facebook back in 2019. And so, I am sharing that message again with you here on Happy Man Coaching and reminding you that, "You are, I am, we are all enough" and that though I don't know you yet, I love you and...

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Is Fear Crushing Your Dreams And Killing Your Spirit? thought patterns

As a full-time men’s coach one of the most heartbreaking things to hear from another man is, “I am too afraid to…” say that, think that, do that. As a recovering “Nice Guy” myself, I get it. Been there, done that, got the t-shirt as they say.

So...

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How your thoughts are killing her trust, respect, and love for you. avoiding divorce avoiding separation high positive regard thought patterns

Recently a Mentoring Men community member posted that he was beginning to understand the power of High Positive Regard (HSP) and how it can “change another person”. 

After being separated from his wife for several months and discovering a renewed sense of independence, he...

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What Does It Mean To Already Be Okay? thought patterns

Many times in the community we talk about being, "okay". We say things like, "you're already okay".

But when we don't feel okay, we can question that. We say, "what does that even mean? I'm okay. I don't feel okay!" What we don't recognize, because we don't feel okay, is that our natural state is...

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