"His speech had overtones not of thought, but of understanding beyond thought.” - Of Mice & Men


Using the science we know, we can become the men we should be.

Archaic definitions of masculinity limit the potential of men. Guys' strengths can be harnessed for health, but some aspects of the masculinity of our forefathers are having adverse effects on our well-being. Men aren't broken. But being better relies on our ability to move forward and evolve what it means to be a man. By trimming the fat on the masculinity of generations past we can evolve towards our greatest potential. As men, we must rise up to be greater than the sum of media messages, society's stigmas, and outdated stereotypes.

Minds & Men is the website of Zachary Gerdes. He walks with men wanting to become their best selves and promotes cognitive strength, growth, and resilience through:

CONSULTING: workshops and lectures designed for businesses, schools, and organizations to better serve men

WRITING: national blog and news on psychology research and current events affecting men

LIFT: the Minds & Men model for manscaping the mind

OTHERS: links to other experts and resources on masculinities and being better men

RECORDING: the Minds & Men youtube channel


"You don't have to be broken to be better." - Common Sense

©2017: Zachary Gerdes