How to Celebrate Christmas Like Theodore Roosevelt

How to Celebrate Christmas Like Theodore Roosevelt

If Teddy Roosevelt approached all of life as if he were unpacking Christmas stockings, what was he like when it was actually Christmas? According to the man himself, he derived “literally delirious joy” from the holiday.   Below we unpack how T.R. approached...
How To Be The Best Damn Gift Giver You Can Be

How To Be The Best Damn Gift Giver You Can Be

As kids, we spend a lot of time learning — and often being taught — how to receive a gift. That’s certainly for the best. I’ve seen home videos of my five-year-old self giving lackluster receptions to birthday and Christmas presents out of a sheer lack of tact, and...
Don’t Just Lift Heavy, Carry Heavy

Don’t Just Lift Heavy, Carry Heavy

The other day I was helping a guy move. We were carrying heavy stuff like pianos, dressers, and even an old cabinet hi-fi stereo. As I was helping him load this stuff in the U-Haul truck, I got to thinking, “I can deadlift 550 pounds, but carrying one end of this...
The Counterintuitive Way to Create Change in Your Life

The Counterintuitive Way to Create Change in Your Life

A lot of us want to make changes in our lives — whether it’s changing a bad habit like smoking or overeating, creating a new habit like meditation, or simply being less distracted or reactive during the day. Whatever the change, you’re likely to face internal...