Raising Dudes Who Are Manly in all the Right Ways

Raising Dudes Who Are Manly in all the Right Ways

It has been over two years since I first read a blog post by Justin Ricklefs titled 15 Things all Dads of Daughters Should Know. Truth is, the 15 things seem like no-brainers when you read them. But in practice, I find it difficult to feel like I am successful in all...
Socrates on the Importance of Physical Fitness

Socrates on the Importance of Physical Fitness

Just as much as the competitors entered for Olympia. Or do you count the life and death struggle with their enemies, upon which, it may be, the Athenians will enter, but a small thing? Why, many, thanks to their bad condition, lose their life in the perils of war or...
6 Lifesaving Skills Every Man Should Know

6 Lifesaving Skills Every Man Should Know

Life-threatening health emergencies can happen at any moment. While you should always call 911 and summon professional medical attention for a victim, oftentimes time is of the essence, and paramedics are minutes (or much longer) away. If the person is going to live,...
Why you should embrace the suck

Why you should embrace the suck

Have you ever had one of those days where nothing goes right, everything goes wrong, and you keep getting kicked in the face? I’m not talking about just having a bad day– I’m talking about having one of those days where you just feel like giving up. It’s like, “Why am...
A Man’s Guide to Self-Reliance

A Man’s Guide to Self-Reliance

“A great man is coming to eat at my house. I do not wish to please him; I wish that he should wish to please me.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self-Reliance “Thereupon many statesmen and philosophers came to Alexander [the Great] with their congratulations, and he expected...