The recent murder suicide of Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher has caused me to take notice of the need for people to see men in a new light.
Men and women think that men are supposed to always be strong and show very little emotion. In a relationship women have a tendency to think of a man as less than a man if he admits his fears of being able to properly provide for his family or any fears that he may have that would cause his woman to want to leave him.
I find myself bucking the rules I’ve grown up on. And with each new push of the mental envelope, I find myself in new territory. A new mental space. The larger this space becomes, the more difficult it is for me to operate within the confines that I’ve grown up accustomed to. It’s suffocating.
I wanted to wait until my site transferred to its new home using this 100th post as my debut article. I’ve had some delays in getting there – technical issues, timing issues, or just life issues. We’ve all been there. … Continue reading →
So it’s December, and I haven’t posted anything in while. Looks like the site getting blocked drove a nice wedge in my workflow. It was bound to happen, right? Along with all the other projects going on, it’s been difficult … Continue reading →
That’s it! I’ve decided to pick up my whistle and become a mental trainer and coach. So many people spend thousands of dollars to LOOK good. Personal trainers, gym memberships, plastic surgery – you name it, the quest to be … Continue reading →
I’m very excited to introduce my first blog expansion project: FRESHperspective by Bridgette Simmonds a.k.a. B.Fresh. Having a son, I realize that best thing I could ever do for him is to be a good example. Mental health issues are … Continue reading →
This is our first official hosted guest post from the great mind, Nikolai, over at Cerebral Musings. I’m lucky to be able to host his musings here @ isomKuadeJournal.com, and grateful that he would lend us his voice. He has … Continue reading →