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Therapy Myths – Myth #1: Therapy Signals Weakness

In this video series, Jason talks about how men fail to seek out the help that they need because of preventative factors such as expense, being seen as weak, or that it’s mysterious. For men, going to therapy is a reflection of strength of character, not any personal weakness or shortcoming. Jason talks about how this is so, and why it’s important to act on getting help, instead of trying to figure it out yourself. Continue reading

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Are You a People Pleaser?

Do you find yourself saying ‘yes’ a lot more than you want to? Find yourself succumbing to not fight or have conflict? You may be a people pleaser. Read these tips to help you strengthen up and say ‘no’. Continue reading

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7 Non-$$$ Ways To Produce Lifestyle Happiness

Tweet As a culture that wraps our happiness up with money, it’s ironic then that most of the research that has come out states explicitly that money doesn’t buy happiness. According to one Princeton University study, the link between income … Continue reading

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Stuck in a Rut? 5 Things to Think About First

A post about identifying how we get stuck in a rut, and how to get out of it. Focus on relationships, work, and personal well-being. By the Phoenix therapist for men and couples, Jason Fierstein, MA, LPC. Continue reading

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How to Meditate: Reduce Stress in 5 Minutes

Tweet Meditation is an ideal practice one can apply in stress management, and has a host of other perks. Developing a regular meditation practice can reduce depression and anxiety levels, improve sleep functioning, and promote an overall sense of well-being … Continue reading

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Stuck in Bad Relationship Quicksand?

Tweet Out of anxiety or fear, guys sometimes reside in this perpetual state of limbo when it comes to figuring out if they want to stay put in their intimate relationship or marriage. Men make excuses for staying in bad … Continue reading

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4 X 4 Tips to Better Self-Esteem for Men

Tweet (reprinted from January’s edition of “Mentality” for men) Healthy self-esteem is a critical component in a well-balanced life. Guys need it just the same, and it’s a consistent practice over time to maintain and refine good self-esteem, or the … Continue reading

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