Monday, Apr 06, 2020

New York, NY

How to Stop Being an Asshole Without Losing Self-Respect

How to stop being an asshole. If you have any hope of being a real man, nothing in this post will offend you irreparably. Meaning, suck it up. You need to hear this and you know it. I do not apologize for being the messenger. It’s a privilege that I am honored to fulfill.  Are you ready to learn how […]

Top Four Signs Your Family Doesn’t Care About You

What are the signs your family doesn’t care about you? It seems unfathomable to some that any family could simply not care about one of its members. The reality is, families who don’t care for each other are ultra-common. If you’re a candidate for the black sheep journal, you’ll find redemption in these words. Toxic family members can cause a […]

I Shouldn’t Feel Like Killing Myself

Why would I want to kill myself? I mean, I should be so happy! So full of self-esteem. I have a great life and, honestly, nothing is wrong. I should be fine.  But I’m not. I feeling like killing myself. Why?  And then I got some sage insight from a mentor, who said something like the following.  None of us […]

Living as a successful, broken person

For some of us, life is so painful that we break on the inside. We try to deny the pain; to cover it. We compensate for it in so many ways. We puff ourselves up in a effort to be powerful. We minimize ourselves in order to hide. We fight a thousand emotions that bid us to resist life. But […]

Why Do Men Lie? The Short and Long of It

Why do men lie… The short answer: Men don’t lie. Boys do. Still, you might be inclined to call some of these overgrown boys ‘men’ because they are big and hairy. Fine. Call them men, but realize you are dealing with the mentality of a child. Because they are afraid to be discovered for who they are (which includes what they’re up to – […]

Five Signs of the #1 Social Infection: Misanthropy

Hatred is the number one social infection and it’s more common than anyone realizes. Some of us just hate people on principle. There’s even a name for general hatred toward human beings: misanthropy. Gustave Flaubert – the Frech novelist who wrote Madame Bovary – claimed that he would …die of suppressed rage at the folly of his fellow men. That made Flaubert […]