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Get Inspired

This is an excerpt from Conscious Men, a book I co-authored with John Gray.   The quickest way to fall into your Conscious Dharma is through inspiration. It happens when you recognize other people who inspire you deeply, and it happens during the moments in your own life when you feel most inspired and alive. This […]

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Listening is its Own Best Reward!

This is an excerpt from my new book: Conscious Men, which I have co-authored with John Gray. Here are a few of the unconscious habits we have inherited from our ancestors that may get in the way of deep listening. Once again, there is no need to go into a battle with them. Mindfulness is the […]

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3 Ways to Transform Anger

This is an excerpt from my new book: Conscious Men, which I have co-authored with John Gray. What happens when we get angry? Because anger often bypasses rational thought, we may react instinctively in ways that helped us survive in the far distant past but are now counterproductive. In dangerous times, anger could intimidate, control, […]

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Broke Your Word? What to Do

This is an excerpt from my new book: Conscious Men, which I have co-authored with John Gray. In order for a man to feel motivated and to achieve and accomplish his soul’s mission, he needs to be able to make promises that he can keep. When a man feels that life is too easy, he does […]

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Transforming Anger into Compassion

 This is an excerpt from my new book: Conscious Men, which I have co-authored with John Gray. We do the things we most regret when we are angry. Anger is activated by the back part of the brain, the reptilian brain-the seat of the fight or flight response-and often inhibits our ability to make rational decisions […]

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Love is a Practice

This is an excerpt from my new book: Conscious Men, which I have co-authored with John Gray. If you are a man who-like us-chooses monogamy, the most important key is a level of honesty that is so moment to moment and so detail oriented that things never build up and become a big deal. Arjuna says: […]

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Transcend Your Genetics

Through practice, you learn to move beyond your genetics and your conditioning, and you begin to transform your ability to love into a deliberate art form. We can understand this better by thinking about your body. You might have been born to muscular, stocky parents. Then you are naturally a solid and muscular guy. You […]

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The Power of Keeping Your Word

This is another excerpt from our new book: Conscious Men, which I have co-authored with John Gray.  Please add your comments and feedback at the end.   *** In order for a man to feel motivated, and to achieve and accomplish his soul’s mission, he needs to be able to make promises that he can […]

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When a man (Re)Learns How to Feel Again

This seems to be the summer for a long overdue upgrade on masculinity. I got back from Europe a few weeks ago, and since then the news has been flooded with stories of men, primarily white American men, who have difficulty experiencing their feelings, often with disastrous consequences. On July 10th state trooper Brian Encinia […]