Personal Development & Relationships Archives - Page 2 of 3 - Mocha Man Style
3 Easy Romantic Gestures That Will Improve Your Relationship
If you’re trying to impress a new lover or rekindle the passion in your relationship, a little romance can go a long way. Maybe you’re not naturally the most romantic person, or the idea of being romantic is a foreign concept to you, but you can take small steps... Read more
Let’s Make Women and Girls a Priority
I recently spent some time in Texas providing healthy, respectful manhood training to the football team at the University of Houston. While I was there, The University of Texas released a study that found 15 percent of female undergrads at the school reported being raped during their time on... Read more
10 Tips for Overcoming the Pain of the Past
We all handle trauma and abuse differently. We may even have different definitions of what abuse is, depending on our culture and context. As men, we have a tendency to bury our feelings and hold on to trauma. This behavior can be harmful to our emotional development and well-being.... Read more
My mother always taught me the value of serving others. Although we didn’t have a lot of money or material possessions, we shared what we had with those who needed help. More importantly, we invested our time by volunteering as often as we could. These are the same values... Read more
A Call to Men: Do Your Part to End Violence Against Women
Violence against women and girls in the United States of America is at epidemic proportions. Look at these statistics: Every 9 seconds in the US a woman is assaulted or beaten. Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women—more than car accidents, muggings, and rapes combined. Nearly 1... Read more
5 Ways To Increase Intimacy in Your Relationship
A national survey conducted by The Kinsey Institute at Indiana University reveals a startling disconnect between couples’ desires to be touched and the amount of physical connection they actually experience through touching. Nearly all (87%) men and women in committed relationships rated touch as very or extremely important to building intimacy.... Read more
Find Your “Why” and Success Will Find You
In 2010 a friend shared a video that changed my view of the role of leaders. In his landmark Ted Talk, Simon Sinek explained that great leaders inspire action by communicating their “why.” Like you, I have been frustrated by command and control managers who suck the joy out... Read more
How to Conquer Your Fears
Many men like to give the impression that they have everything under control. But, let’s face it; everyone has something they are afraid of. Whether it is a fear of heights, public speaking, social gatherings, or going to the dentist, fear is a real emotion. Fear can be debilitating... Read more
18 Ways to Be Romantic – Tips for Men
Sean Combs Shares Wisdom at Howard University Commencement Ceremony
Commencement is a great time for college graduates. It’s the cumulation of four or more years of hard work and dedication. Each year, these graduates get to hear words of wisdom from prominent Americans such as President Obama, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bill Cosby, and Colin Powell (the speaker at my... Read more