Author: James B.

People Challenge Part 1

You’ve been going to the same gym for awhile and have made friends with some of the regulars. One dude in particular seems like a natural fit to transition from the category of friendly acquaintance to that of friend status....

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Curiosity Is A Virtue

Are you curious about the world around you? Do you seek to understand others? To learn from them? To see things from where they stand? Or is all of your psychological bandwidth consumed by the energy-expensive tasks of...

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A Flash of Fear

There’s a moment when fear can take over. You’re on a hike and decide to balance across a huge old log. It’s sitting just high enough off the ground that falling off could hurt you. About halfway across the log, you decide it’s...

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Never Alone

Men feel alone. Disconnected. Even when they are in relationships and have a good sized social circle. What is happening here? There is something deeper happening, and these are just the symptoms. I’ve been through some...

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