Manhood and The Hero’s Journey is currently an e-book that examines why men are discontent, restless, disillusioned, depressed, anxious, and often suicidal. Below is the first chapter. For more information and to purchase a copy, click here.
Chapter One: The Walking Dead
“The life we’d planned on living seems a thousand miles away, and there’s no way to get there from here.”
Monster.com’s 1999 Super Bowl ad was brilliant. It featured kids talking about what they wanted to be when they grew up. But, they weren’t talking about how they aspired to do great things. Instead, they declared their dreams to “file all day” and to “claw [their] way up through middle management”. The wanted to “be a Yes Man”, and to “be replaced on a whim”. The ad was brilliant because it highlighted the truth that no one starts out hoping to be average. Each of us had dreams that involved greatness. Unfortunately, for too many, those dreams are long gone. They’ve been covered up by years of fear, procrastination, and the onslaught of life. [Read more…] about Excerpt: Manhood and The Hero’s Journey