Ruminating…

Shaun Emerson Blog 2 Comments

I have been ruminating about our organization’s new name, MenLiving. As you can see, we eliminated the space between Men and Living to create the name and logo. My contemplation led me to wonder what if we added the space back in and then a punctuation mark (don’t you all wonder obscure shit like this?).  The first thought I had was, …

MenLiving – same game, different name

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Back when I established my first “men’s group” in 2008, I personally invited a handful of men to join me in forming a thing I had little knowledge about, much less a plan for.  Because they trusted me (I suppose) a lesser handful agreed to partake alongside of me.  The purpose was simple, really:  To challenge AND support one another in and through …

Heads You Win…?

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For years, I have been receiving Fortune’s daily email, TermSheet. TermSheet provides a summary of the previous day’s venture capital and private equity deals.  A few weeks ago, I read this: Numan, a UK-based online health clinic for men just raised $13M in a Series A round. I am interested in men’s health so I go check it out.  This “clinic” …

“Don’t Know” Mind

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I am creating this post on Tuesday afternoon prior to polls closing. I was going to write about men’s health, but figured it would be a little numb not to share something that is born from an election that is so consuming. What are you thinking this morning? How do you feel?  On Monday, our Morning Meditation theme was practicing a “don’t …

The Trials of a Rule Follower

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I continue to learn things about myself.  At 47 yrs old, I’m sometimes surprised to find there’s more here to discover.   This summer my family and I went to visit my parent home in Michigan.  It just so happened that they were away for the weekend themselves and so we had the place to ourselves.  We were hoping to get one last weekend …

Poems

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The topic of our September 30th Chicago meeting was Cultivating Creativity. Mike Rosen and Todd Adams wrote a couple great poems about their MenLiving experience. We Gather- Mike Rosen Under the timeless glow of an autumn moon We gather Not to harvest fields as the thousands who preceded us Around the fire, under the same bright moon our ancestors knew …

Craig Dooley MenLiving Member

What is a “regular” guy?

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To start, this is a picture of my friend, Craig Dooley. He is a wonderful man. I texted him last night to let him know that I would be writing about him. I think he might be surprised by the huge pic. I met him through MenLiving.  A while back, he wrote this testimonial for MenLiving website: “The MenLiving is …