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5 Pillars of Masculinity That Trumpism Doesn’t Reflect

Masculinity. Is it physical? A state of mind? An exercise of intellect? Defined by the words you use? Noted by your actions? A learned trait or a genetic twist of your DNA? The answer is “Yes and…” Just like Improv, there is always a “Yes and…” when answering the question of what is masculinity. It’s…

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Weekend challenge…can you be unique?

It’s practically the weekend. For some of you, it is already the weekend. Regardless of where you fall on the international dateline, this weekend I’d like to invite, not scratch that, challenge you to do something different this weekend. Don’t worry, this isn’t going to be like bringing work home, or studying for a final…

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You Clone Me, You Clone Me Not!

It’s that time. Love you…Love you not! Well maybe it’s Sweetheart time and not “Love You Not” time. Yet, ironically, many will feel unloved this Valentine’s Day. Maybe even yourself. If so, I want you to explore a possibility for this lack of love that you may be feeling. Here’s what I believe may be…

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5 Ways To TRULY "Belong" (Instead Of Just "Fitting In")

Don’t hide who you are just make others like you. You’ve heard people say it, from your kid to your co-workers (and maybe you’ve said it yourself) — “I just want to fit in.” Seems logical; after all, every human craves connection, right? Definitely. But, I’m here to tell you, word choice matters a great deal in our pursuit of connection. Why? Because there…

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5 Blunt Reasons You’re Not #Winning At Life (The Problem Is YOU!)

It’s time to unscramble that brain of yours. Happiness is waiting! #Winning at life!! Is that you? If not, put the blame for failure where it really belongs — with you — and then see what happens. I confess. I, myself, have been failing. Failing to, truly, be productive. Failing to, wholly, be in my relationship. Failing to, unconditionally,…

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Listen…no solution required!

It’s been a rough couple of weeks in our household. Let’s just say, our young adult daughters have been dealing with adult stuff, of the boyfriend kind. Not pretty stuff and emotions are running high. Of course, this puts Poppa Bear on the defensive. Don’t mess with my gurls is the first response I had,…

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Let's Play Hide and Seek For The Right Reasons

Hide and Seek was one of my favorite games as a kid. Mostly because it was the one game I was damn good at. Ironically, I’m still good at it, but in different ways, and I suspect some of you are good at it for similar reasons. I’m good at… Hiding what I’d really like…

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5 Tips For Loving The Gay Man Within

Whether your Gay or Straight, Loving Yourself From The Inside Out Makes For The Best Valentines Day! In just a few days it will be Valentines Day. Thie day to celebrate being in a relationship, brood because you’re not, or stake your claim proudly as a member of SAD (Single Awareness Day)! I have to…

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