Building Connection Through Fatherhood

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KPBS Midday Edition Podcast – “Building connection through fatherhood” Jade Hindmon interviews Dr. Dan Singley and a panel of dads about the challenges and joys of fatherhood. Becoming a father can bring immense joy and transform your life, offering a … Read More

Is Self-Compassion Manly?

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With Father’s Day coming up in a few days – along with the fact that I’m a 50 year old psychologist and father specializing in men’s issues with a focus on fatherhood – I pretty naturally get to reflecting on … Read More

Breaking Dad: Darth Vader Just Needed a Father (Figure)

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TL;DR – If Obi-wan Kenobi had stepped up as Anakin Skywalker’s father figure after Qui-Gon Jinn’s death, the galaxy would have been waaay better off. **Spoiler Alert**  I get into details about events during the Star Wars films here. If … Read More

May the Fourth Be with You: Mindfulness, Midi-chlorians*, and Mental Health

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May 4th is internationally recognized as Star Wars Day among fantasy and science fiction fans, many of whom jump at the chance to wish our fellow nerds, “May the Fourth be with you.” For over 40 years, the epic adventures … Read More

WHY the Grinch stole Christmas: Masculinity, Mental Health, and the “Holidaze”

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If you don’t already know Dr. Seuss’s iconic tale, How the Grinch stole Christmas, then you’ve got some work to do on which version to watch (we’re partial to the Jim Carrey version) – but definitely go check it out! … Read More