We all know that making time for self-care and personal development is hard while raising a family that has many needs.  However, it is impossible to put our best foot forward without doing the inner, personal work to be at our best. Finding, cultivating, and committing to our best self is critical to experience all life has to offer. This is not light and fluffy work - it takes grit to look inside and bring our authentic nature to the surface.  But what we find is absolutely worth it. Let's dive into the ways we can carve out our best self!

Real Men are Menders
June 17, 2018
As a maker, a man understands the value of things. He understands the time, effort, and craftsmanship that go into a quality product. So he doesn't just toss it aside when it becomes worn or needs rep... Continue Reading
Real Men are Makers
June 10, 2018
Real men are makers. True masculinity is expressed in creation. The modern video game culture predominantly communicates that men earn value by conquest and destruction.  I'm convinced that boys a... Continue Reading
True Masculinity
June 03, 2018
Boys of All Ages... Real men are defenders, makers, and menders.  True masculinity gives. You may never have been taught that. You may have been sold a toxic, empty masculinity about conquest. Ma... Continue Reading
Transforming Masculinity
June 03, 2018
What's Happening in the World... On April 23, 2018 a young man (25) from Ontario drove a rental van down a crowded Toronto sidewalk. He plowed into pedestrians killing 10 and injuring at least 15. In... Continue Reading
Taking Control of Fear
By Jake
May 27, 2018
Fear, doubt, and uncertainty are inner foes that regularly thwart forward progress.  Fear out in the world is presented constantly in the daily news cycle and is legitimate when mass shootings have b... Continue Reading
Embracing Silence
April 22, 2018
Finding space for the moments - doesn’t that sound lovely? The moments where we feel our true self resonate, we connect purely with loved ones, or experience mother nature at her finest. Those momen... Continue Reading
Take a Personal Stance
March 25, 2018
The collision of what we are perceived as and what we perceive ourselves to be can be vastly different. There are many reasons our true selves might be held back from the surface - a job title, new su... Continue Reading
Control the Controllable
By Jake
March 04, 2018
Most of us grow up having a vision of what our life will look like one day. It looks a little different for everyone, but for most it includes landing a dream job, getting married, and having a family... Continue Reading
Three Reasons to Stop Dieting
February 11, 2018
In the age of every fad diet imaginable, it is tempting to try just about all of them. However, the pitfalls of dieting make the standard diet regimen (restriction, calorie counting, and/or major food... Continue Reading