LOVER ARCHETYPE DAY 21/21

LOVER ARCHETYPE DAY 21/21

so the lover is done. (although my journey with him is really only getting started!)  I can feel him occupying me so much more fully. Honest, vulnerable, playful, in love with life, broken hearted, a little addictive and over the top sometimes,  capable of totally...
DANE’S INTEGRATED MAN ARCHETYPE CHALLENGE STRUCTURE

DANE’S INTEGRATED MAN ARCHETYPE CHALLENGE STRUCTURE

PURPOSE OF CHALLENGE: to initiate myself into a more deeply integrated and developed version of myself AND to gather insights for the Integrated Man book to be published early in 2017.  GOALS: – to amass 100,000 words of notes on the experience for the book....

The Integrated Man project

what the fuck is an ‘integrated’ man? I’ve been thinking about it a lot. In 2014 I ran the first 8 week programs where we journeyed various masculine archetypes (I took the traditional 4 – king, warrior, magician, lover) added 3 more – the beast, the poet and the god....
Waiting for a “conscious” man? Stop!

Waiting for a “conscious” man? Stop!

Ladies, this one’s for you. I’ve seen a lot of blogs and internet click-bait articles lately advising women to “wait” for a “conscious” man to come along and not to settle for any of those “unconscious” men who are presumably all over the place. I figured I could just...
Why men need men’s work.

Why men need men’s work.

Last week I went to a men’s gathering in the wilderness town of Licola, about 250km east of Melbourne. 150+ men of all ages and backgrounds took part and over 3 the days participated in all manner of workshops, rituals, sharing circles with the general intention of...
Stop the labels

Stop the labels

You know those psychological labels: “I’ve got ADHD” “Oh my ex had NPD” “I’ve got chronic fatigue” “I’m clinically depressed” “He was a PSYCHOPATH” “Your a sociopath”. (I get...