Tag Archive | Relationships

James Donaldson on Mental Health – STRONG RELATIONSHIPS CAN LOWER RISK OF SUICIDE

James Donaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and an advocate for mental health awareness and suicide prevention, especially pertaining to our younger generation of students and student-athletes. Getting men to speak up and reach out for help and assistance is one of my passions. Us men need to […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – He-Motions: Even Strong Men Struggle by T.D. Jakes

Wow, this was an incredible book that I just happen to stumble upon, at a time recently when I was going through troubling times myself. Men, typically keep a lot of their thoughts, fears, struggles and uncertainties bottled up inside of them, because most of us have not learned how to reach out to the […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – Dumped: A Guy’s Guide to Breakin’ Up and Movin’ On by Kurt Calum

This book, it’s a little bit “tongue in cheek”, and a sometimes lighthearted, sometimes serious look at a guy’s perspective in breaking up and having to move on. We’ve all been there guys, and our emotions range from one end of the spectrum to the other, and we find ourselves “all over the place” trying […]

James Donaldson Book Review: Why Men Are the Way They Are by Warren Farrell

As we all know, relationships are very dicey, fragile and very vulnerable.  Men for the most part, aren’t accustomed to showing their true feelings, and they feel obligated to perform certain roles within relationships.  Men feel obligations (to fulfill certain roles), whereas for the most part, women have choices.  There is no doubt men have […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die by John Izzo

I thought this was a fantastic book to read, and it really gets you thinking, especially as your “life’s journey” continues on decade after decade, of what’s most important, and the author, John Izzo, described so well, The Five Secrets he says we must Discover before we die. Izzo interviewed over 200 people, most of […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – Why Men Are the Way They Are by Warren Farrell

This is a really good audiobook in regards to “why men are the way they are”.  The book goes into a series of ongoing questions asking the questions, and then the authors are giving the answers as to why they think men are the way they are.  It’s a nice dialogue that goes back and […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – Communication: The Master Skill To Powerful Relationships

Did you know there are four different personality traits pertaining to conversation?   – relaters – analyzers – director – socializer   The mistake most people make in communication, is that they treat everyone else, the way they perceive themselves to be. Truth is, 75% of the people you relate with, will probably be in […]