Stoicism requires us to be more, not less, emotionally aware. That sounds odd considering Stoicism’s hypermasculine reputation. Today’s view is that men should be less, not more, stoic.
3. Chasing future happiness is self-defeating. We can find happiness if we simply accept the past and present.
Perhaps if we could help men choose to accept help we’d all live in a better world.
Your emotions can work for you instead of against you, but you have to know what to do with them.
There are three elements that create the perfect monster for humans, according to a fictional Japanese character. But what if we took a step back and applied this list to fear itself? What might we have to learn about ourselves and our fears in the process?
As cold and flu season arrives, Anna Rosenblum Palmer ponders the cause of and cure for that nasty “man-cold.”
The New York Times tried to define him and failed. John Glass is trying now. Should we be defining him? Isn’t it up to men to define themselves?
Screw the cultural cowardice you’ve been fed. Cry if you feel like crying.
The spicy pleasures of Stoicism are a lot like the pleasures people derive from skydiving and bungee-jumping. We’re dealing, here, with the thrill of the near-death experience.–––We’re very good at being philosophical about other people’s losses. For instance, we find it easy to calmly remark “Well, you know, these things happen” when we learn that our next-door neighbor’s…
Chris Armstrong explains why men seem to be less emotional than women about breakups.
Thomas Fiffer reveals the secret that most men won’t admit to their partners.
For men to be whole, the image of the strong man must change.
Allan Ishac explores the physical tension and need for connection in the man-boy relationship.
The things we do echo in other peoples lives, and it adds up.
Despite what you may think, Stoicism depends upon profound emotional intelligence, an is a great way for men to learn and grow. Jules Evans tells his story.
What do Tim Ferriss and Emperor Marcus Aurelius have in common? Graham Scott has the answer: Stoicism.