Death Isn’t Easy But Living With Our Flaws Can Be Even Harder

Death and loss have been front and center lately.

Michael’s father passed away 2 years ago. I lost my father one year ago this past February. My mother passed away just a little over a month ago.

Stop Following Your Heart. Instead…

I know the title may go against everything you’ve thought or heard. But most men will follow their heart right off of a cliff. Our invitation to you is, instead of following your heart, begin to lead with it.

 

Quinoa Wild Shrimp & Sausage With Arugula Party In Your Mouth

Today’s recipe is brought to you by, our hungry bellies!

Because there aren’t too many things better than cooking in a cast iron pan, and because this is a hungry man’s meal. In fact, as Michael put it, “Bro, I’d crush that whooole thing!”

So would I Michael, so would I.

The 2 Most Vital Beliefs to Achieve any Goal

We are often asked about our views on goal setting; “Is it effective? Should I do it? How far out should I set goals for?”

The simple answer is you must know where you want to get to in order to know if what you are doing now is working. But most where most people get tripped up in goal setting is not that actual goal itself, but the foundational beliefs in which their goals are built upon. 

Two ingredients are absolutely critical…

Four Powerful Proven Ideas Get You The Results You Want

This image reminds of a time recently when I was about to sit for a morning meditation. I was on my morning walk around a two-mile path in the rental space I had for the week. The path was on a man-made island. As is usually the case in this area, the weather was bright, sunny, and just a bit cool. Typical Miami winter morning.

How To Get Passion To Work For You

This past weekend The Vital Guide was invited to speak and run a sweat lodge in Iowa. It was an amazing experience with a really incredible group of men. We spoke of creating space in our lives through self-awareness and how that allows us to create new possibilities and declarations for ourselves.

Roasted Grass-Fed Beef Marrow Bones With Ginger-Parsley Spread

You've seen the images, Neanderthal man walking around with a bone ready to hit his selected mate over the head and drag her back to his man cave. Turns out that bone he was carrying around may have served another purpose… lunch!

Seriously, if you haven't yet indulged in the marrow of a roasted grass-fed bone, what. are. you. waiting. for?

Feel The Fear And Do It Anyway

A grandfather is talking with his grandson and he says, "There are two wolves inside of us which are always at war with each other.

One of them is a good wolf which represents things like kindness, bravery, and love. The other is a bad wolf, which represents things like greed, hatred, and fear."

Are You A Real Man? Maybe... Maybe Not.

In participating in different men’s groups I get to see and experience men being men. Fighting, arguing, posturing, uplifting and supporting each other. 

One aspect of working with men and being around men in this way has illustrated a common question. 

The Solution To The Life Of Your Dreams

Having been a coach for over 6 years it’s easy to begin to see patterns and similarities in the people that come to seek our services. With men, we often see a trend that runs underneath the surface but can, and does, show up in many different ways.

Whether it is lost health, unfulfilled relationships, dead-end jobs or basic overall malaise, underneath it all what we really see is that many men have lost their fire.