In our modern society, it can be difficult to see healthy male role models in our media, and sometimes, even in our lives. Certain ways of being a man are considered outdated. Certain qualities of character are being challenged, but we’re here to say that the principles of The Code of the West are still alive and well today. [Read more…]
Advertisements, movies, and other forms of media are notorious for setting impossible standards for people. Using photoshop, pre-written scripts, and other tools, both men and women are often portrayed as impossibly perfect in the media. The unrealistic standards that have been set by the media often cause damage to onlookers—especially younger people such as children and teens. In this post, we are going to discuss a few of the unrealistic expectations that have been set for boys via the media and what we can do to help break them down. [Read more…]
For many parents, sending their boys away to a place like Triangle Cross Ranch is a big and often intimidating decision. When they decide that their boy needs professional help, we know that parents want to send their boys to the best treatment center available to get their son the help they need. So, in an effort to help answer the question of whether Triangle Cross Ranch is right for their son, we thought we would highlight a few of the things that make us different. [Read more…]
Actions Speak Louder Than Words
Our words say a lot about us as people. As the common saying goes, “actions speak louder than words.” Sit with that for a moment—do your actions match your words? Are your morals and beliefs holding true to what you show to the world? Are your everyday actions proving that you are the person you believe yourself to be? If not, it’s time to chance that. Words are just words, but our actions hold power. [Read more…]
One day, a young boy was out working on his father’s farm when he found an iron wedge lying on the ground in the field. Knowing that it had been misplaced, he picked up the wedge and started to carry it over to the shed where it belonged. As he was walking over to the shed, he heard his mother’s voice calling him inside for dinner. After a long day’s work, he was very tired and hungry, so he placed the wedge in between two branches of a young oak tree his father had planted a few years before. He then resolved to come back right after dinner and take the wedge to the shed.