The Bighearted Man

"Basically, we found that the persistence of a person's brain in holding on to a negative stimulus is what predicts more negative and less positive daily emotional experiences,” report psychologists at the University of Miami in a recent study. “That [...]

2021-04-05T14:06:40-04:00Apr 6th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Ending Transference

We don’t venture into pop psychology often in the GreatMan Podcast. Today, Stephen addresses a phenomenon known as transference. Transference occurs when you take the emotions experienced in one area of life and apply them to another. (For example, your [...]

2020-07-27T14:24:12-04:00Jul 28th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Men and Tears

Perhaps you watched the events of President George H.W. Bush’s funeral. It was beautiful, inspiring, and patriotic. One of the most reported moments occurred when President George W. Bush became choked up while eulogizing his father. The clip was sometimes [...]

2018-12-18T09:21:40-05:00Dec 18th, 2018|Tags: , |

Real Men Cry

We are teaching a false view of manhood if we tell our sons (and ourselves) that real men don’t cry. Real men do cry. They feel strong emotion and turn to their friends in times of need for both practical [...]

2018-04-09T13:34:53-04:00Apr 10th, 2018|Tags: , |