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Why Men Try To Control Women

By Amir Khalighi | Jul 18, 2022

What is this great obsession by men globally & historically to control, use and abuse women? From genital mutilation, child wives, burkhas, honor killings to laws regulating women’s choices surrounding her body. It’s important to note that male dominance is not the natural state of a human society; to the contrary, human society was matriarchal…

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What is Shamanism?  

By Jordan Mitchell | Jul 18, 2022

What is Shamanism?   I like to call it “The Old Way” – which is nothing more than a method of training to develop certain capacities inherent in human beings.  This is what makes “Shamanism” – a Tungistic / Altaic word from Northern Asia meaning Knower or Practitioner – universally descriptive.  Yes, there are possibly…

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Missing Nutrient In Masculinity

By Amir Khalighi | Jun 22, 2022

“Why can’t he feel me?” Because he can’t feel himself. Man’s inability to feel into others has its roots in their stifled capacity in being receptive. Many are missing a vital nutrient that comes from being open and receptive. This lack of sensitivity is a byproduct of a body and nervous system that have been…

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The Changing Face of Masculinity

By Amir Khalighi | Jun 15, 2022

We change the face of masculinity in relation to the feminine by changing the way we hold and honor the free expression of our own feminine energies.   We provide safe containers for men to be fully expressed – not only in the embodiment of their masculine energies – but also towards deeper expression, understanding…

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Father Wound & Why Boys Need Men

By Amir Khalighi | Dec 23, 2021

Many come to men’s work with wounds inflicted upon them by the masculine, specifically a father wound. They come to this work to heal such wounds and alchemize their relationship with the masculine. The journey to healing this wound is unique for each man, and it starts by trusting our masculine containers for our feminine…

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Masculine Embodiment From a Nonbinary Perspective

By Vanessa Cate | Aug 31, 2021

by Vanessa Cate In a world of us and them, dualistic ideologies, and sports mentality, it is a comforting and common practice to attempt to reduce a whole thing into two opposing parts. My team against your team, my politics versus your politics. But also in Jungian theory, Taoism, duality, yin and yang. We learn…

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Overcoming Neediness

By Amir Khalighi | Jun 10, 2021

Unexpressed needs in intimate relationships invites the element of “neediness” to the relationship dynamic.   Men oftentimes have a hard time identifying what their needs are.  For so long they’ve looked to the outside world for solutions and answers, that they’ve lost touch with the wisdom and connection to their own bodies and needs.  Men…

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Redefining pain & triggers as touchstones to deeper intimacy

By Amir Khalighi | Oct 16, 2019

Beneath every behavior there is a feeling. Beneath each feeling is a need. And when we meet that need rather than focus on the behavior, we begin to deal with the cause. Not the symptom.

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Fear of the Feminine

By Amir Khalighi | Aug 26, 2019
The masculine dilemma

Fear of the feminine and the Amazon fires was written in 2019 and is more relevant now more than ever.  Men throughout millennia have attempted to dominate or control Nature in some form or another.  Instead of standing in awe of her majesty, he has crumbled in fear and trembling at her feet resorting to…

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The Burden of The Masculine

By Amir Khalighi | Jun 19, 2019
Coaching by EmbodiedMasculine.com

Getting in touch with and allowing the full expression of the unapologetic wildness within a man is paramount and points to his ultimate desire for freedom. Freedom, not in the sense of being single or if in a relationship wanting to “be free” but free from his “burdens “, and in reality once he gets…

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