Suicide rates among men increasing globally

ArlenJ.com September 1, 2020 Men have endured the pressure of being provider, protector and patriarch for centuries. The world was set up for men to work 40-plus hour per week jobs at warehouses, factories and office buildings just three decades ago. Men made enough money to take care of their families and have a feeling ….  Read More

Leadership vs. Popularity on the alpha frequency

ArlenJ.com August 26, 2020 Young Millennial and Generation Z boys face unprecedented challenges. These young men live their entire lives on virtual platforms, communicate digitally, and are made to question their masculinity due to the ongoing war on men. Generation X and Baby Boomer boys gained popularity in school with good looks, athletic prowess and/or ….  Read More

Overcoming self-sabotage with the Internal Monologue System

ArlenJ.com August 24, 2020 Technology is the ultimate double-edged sword for men. We appreciate Siri, ask “her” for immediate directions to the nearest bowling alley in a new city. This instantaneous process in 2020 took several minutes 25 years ago. First you had to find a phone book. Then you had to look in either ….  Read More

August New Moon in Leo means strategizing, planting new seeds

ArlenJ.com August 18, 2020 Masculine vigor and cerebral potential are the primary themes associated with the energy from the Leo New Moon. The celestial event commences tonight, August 18, around 10:46 p.m. Eastern Time. That’s August 19 at 2:46 a.m. Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). This lunar phase happens when the Sun, Moon and Earth are ….  Read More

Dwight Galt: the catalyst behind Penn State resurgence

ArlenJ.com August 16, 2020 The Nittany Lions football program was rife with scandal and mediocrity beginning in 2010. The team finished 7-6 that year, culminating with a 37-24 loss to Florida in the Outback Bowl. The team rebounded in 2011 and got off to an 8-1 start. But on November 5, 2011, former Penn State ….  Read More

Boys To Men: Traditional rites of passage in tribal culture

ArlenJ.com August 11, 2020 Most American boys prior to the turn of the millennium got the same lecture from their fathers in some form or fashion. A bully was picking on them at school and they came home crying. Dad told them to punch the bully in the nose. No matter what happened from that ….  Read More

Gym Closed? 5 exercises you can do from home without equipment

ArlenJ.com August 4, 2020 Strong minds and strong bodies set men up for maximum success and prosperity. Mindset training can be done from anywhere. Many men use their local gyms to keep their bodies in shape. Unfortunately there are many jurisdictions where gyms are shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly all of California. ….  Read More

3 tips for eliminating negative self-talk

ArlenJ.com August 3, 2020 Human beings, at least those in Western 21st century world, are naturally wired to harness negative energy. The National Science Foundation estimates that then average person has upwards of 60,000 thoughts per day. Not only are about 80% of said thoughts negative, but are also the same negative thoughts from the ….  Read More

Lev Vygotsky: brief history on the father of self-talk

ArlenJ.com July 28, 2020 Soviet revolutionary and politician Leon Trotsky was staunchly anti-capitalist. He believed social classes cause perpetual struggle. His goal was to end such divisions with Marxist principles. He believed social classes inhibited conscious connection and turned people into servants of materialism. His views on the foregoing, which he called “reshaping of man” ….  Read More