Recent News of Relevance to Men
It's the age-old question of what motivates us.
One of the ways of looking at a guy who seems to have a problem with motivation is this: is he even interested in what he is trying to get motivated to do?
And if he isn't motivated, could it potentially be that what he tries to set himself about doing is wrong for him, not suited to him, won't in the end be the reward he really wants if successful, and therefore it's all for the best that he not be motivated at that item?
It seems like even Soul legends and sex symbols such as D'Angelo can feel a sense of inadequacy from time to time.
This article reveals that the great savior of U.S. soul and owner of a body women drooled over is now having problems living up to his stud status.
These guys are serious about changing your attitude to life through 'going to the gym'.
Sound familiar? Well to get to the bottom of what's bugging you about your life try the Mature Masculine Power program or join the Mens Psychology forums.
Some of us remember when St. John's Wort was all the rage for depression treatment as a "natural" substance - until more recent research showed more dubious "results" for its effectiveness. Go to a Whole Foods and see the vast isles of colorfully decorated bottles of vitamin mixtures of all kinds, touting "new, improved" health. You'll find the men-specific part of the aisle is still about seven feet long compared to the rest of the warehouse that so appeals to women and their interest in "health."
A team of researchers led by the psychologists at the University of Freiburg, Germany, examined in a study how men react in stressful situations have disproven that humans always show the "fight-or-flight" response to stress. Some scientists argue that women show an alternate "tend-and-befriend" response to stress -- a protective ("tend") and friendship-offering ("befriend") reaction.
In his recent article in the British newspaper The Guardian, journalist Ally Hogg outlines the plight of the young male in the modern western world. A world it seems is now geared towards circumstances where women work longer hours and in higher paid jobs than their male counterparts. Excellent reading to accompany the recent newsletter article by Dr. Paul on this very subject.