Posts by Jeff Siegel

Jeff Siegel is a health and wellness coach who helps men build a balanced lifestyle to show up at their best. Jeff also teaches mindfulness and meditation at Harvard University. Connect with Jeff on Facebook or Instagram and learn more about coaching on his website: www.jeffsiegelwellness.com.

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Rethinking Masculinity: Why I Want More Than Bachelor Parties and Football

“Patriarchy is the expression of the immature masculine. It is the expression of Boy psychology, and, in part, the shadow—or crazy—side of masculinity. It expresses the stunted masculine, fixated at immature levels.” ~ Robert Moore & Doug Gillette

Seventy eggs, packs of bacon, and multiple types of beer filled the fridge. On the counter lay handles of liquor and energy drinks. The dining table was lined with snacks galore: chips, Cheese-its, popcorn, Oreos, Doritos, and dozens of Fireball nips.

I’ve been to many bachelor parties, and it’s not surprising that health is never a priority. Yet this time, things felt …