If you’ve been fighting against depression your whole life – trying to treat it or cure it – maybe you’ve been doing it wrong. Here’s a more Stoic and effective method to dealing with depression, from someone who found a new way. Read More
THE RAPIST WAS ON THE LOOSE… Neill*, a serial kidnapper and potential rapist, had absconded from his Home Detention address. There was no GPS monitoring on his electronic ankle bracelet, so we had no idea where he’d gone. All we knew was what the forensic psychologist had warned us about when Neill was first released from prison – “If he Read More
This People Pleaser survey was conducted over the months of November-December in 2017, as part of market research for my new coaching program The Honesty Effect: 3X Your Social Confidence to Free Yourself from People Pleasing in Just 12 Weeks. Over 100 people responded to the survey, and I’ve analysed the results with my feedback here. If you identify as Read More
If you’re like me, and most other people, your worst enemy is yourself. Unfortunately, this isn’t always obvious. Sometimes, you’ll truly believe you are trying your best and doing everything you can to overcome whatever the current block is for you. Yet you repeatedly fail. It seems unlikely to you that you are sabotaging yourself, because you are trying so Read More
Men are scared to flirt, and women think men are dangerous. However, flirting can be safe if the man’s intentions are giving, respectful, and he acknowledging the context. And women should know the difference between harassment feeling awkward. Read More
We need to give men the power to be protective again, to allow them to be masculine. Man blaming causes us to miss the fact that only a few men are sexual predators. We need to stop shaming the men who will protect us from the sexual assault of the wolves in society. We need the sheepdogs. Read More
When it comes to attraction and dating, reading people can be really difficult. Relationships can’t start until you know that you’re both interested in each other. But sometimes it feels like the other person is lying or playing games. In this video, we explore how to figure out what the other person really wants.
Confusion has an messy relationship with confidence. We often believe we need to be certain – to be sure of ourselves – to avoid things like stress and depression. In this video, Dan explores how to embrace confusion and understand it as a helpful emotion for overcoming conflict, engaging in meaningful confrontations, and learning.
Are you a highly sensitive person? We all get disgusted and offended when we encounter someone obnoxious or repugnant. This is a natural emotion that allows us to detect threats, poison and bad people for us. But when we are raised to become easily offended, we will struggle to enjoy life. If we find everything disgusting it overwhelms us. We Read More
We all lose confidence at some point. We want to know how to become confident, and part of this is learning how to managing upsets. Read More