Why a man should choose wisdom over anything else: 7 practical proverbs that will help you live daily life

Why a man should choose wisdom over anything else: 7 practical proverbs that will help you live daily life

When I was a kid I heard a story about one of the wisest men in the world. The story is about a young man who is about to be king, and God asks him a question. He says, “ask for whatever you want and I will give it to you.” Solomon, knowing that he is young and inexperienced asks God to give him wisdom to govern his people.

God being pleased with this answer, grants wisdom to Solomon and also wealth, power, and prestige.

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Weekly Workout for Men: 5 Ways to get a bigger, more muscular chest

Weekly Workout for Men: 5 Ways to get a bigger, more muscular chest

When I first started working out, I had no muscle definition, some serious back fat, and the love handles that were slowly turning into a spare tire…you know just in case I got a flat on the expressway.

I wasn’t really sure how to even begin structuring a workout routine. Besides, there are a million different programs out there right? Where would a person even begin?

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What to do when you are not fulfilled at your job: 5 ways to find your purpose again

What to do when you are not fulfilled at your job: 5 ways to find your purpose again

Several years ago, I came into the den in my house, and wept. I had just got off work from my job on second shift, but really I was working much more than that. It was about 2:30 am. My life had come to a crossroads and I needed to figure out what was going on. I was 30 pounds overweight, had $55,000 in debt, and the job I was in was sucking every last amount of energy I had.

I had hit rock bottom in my life, for the third time.

  • The first time I was in High School and decided to put a gun in my mouth and end it all - (17 years old)

  • The second time was when I was in the Navy in the middle of the Pacific Ocean - (22 years old)

  • The third time was in the den of my house - (30 years old)

Maybe you have had these moments, or you are in one right now. Just know, I have been there, and the only way to get through it, is to surrender.

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How to get comfortable being uncomfortable: 10 things a man can do today to develop grit and discipline

How to get comfortable being uncomfortable: 10 things a man can do today to develop grit and discipline

Get comfortable being uncomfortable….

We hear these words so much now in our culture. In fact they are so cliche now that I doubt the people saying them really even know what it means.

I don’t really even know what they mean.

In fact, these words may only be reserved for those few individuals who risk their lives for something they believe in and are constantly on the brink of death.

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50 Mile GoRuck Star course: After Action Report (AAR) - Advice on how to train, complete and get after it

50 Mile GoRuck Star course: After Action Report (AAR) - Advice on how to train, complete and get after it

For those of you who are not familiar with what a Star course is, it is by definition the culminating rucking exercise of Special Forces Selection. You show up with your ruck and you get a list of waypoints. You plot your route, then you start rucking: point to point, mile after mile.

For a lot of miles.

Most Special forces candidates don’t make selection. Not because they aren’t tough or didn’t quit, but because it is just a highly challenging, rigorous endeavor. Anyone who even attempts Selction is a badass in my mind. They are following their dreams and at least take a shot at them. 99% of the population wouldn’t even try.

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The 5 biggest regrets every man must learn to avoid

The 5 biggest regrets every man must learn to avoid

My car recently broke down on the side of the road.

I tried to call a couple people to come and get me, but it’s pretty typical that when you really need someone they aren’t available.

It’s Murphy’s law.

Instead of waiting it out, or going through my phone contacts, I popped open the trunk, grabbed my boots and my rucksack, and walked home.

It was only about 2.5 miles, but it was a great time to get a workout in, and also think about my life, as I often do. Us introverts love to think, internalize and self-reflect. It’s what we do best.

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Weekly workout for men: The difference between what you want now and what you really want

Weekly workout for men: The difference between what you want now and what you really want

We like to go about things all wrong.

Instead of doing the work. We like to read about how to do it, or make a plan how to do it, but never actually do it.

In fact, if we could pay someone to do it, we would do it.

Lots of people want to get in great shape, and become physically fit. So they pay someone else to try and do it for them. Personal trainers know how to get you into shape, but you still have to do the work.

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Become a Man Among Men: 16 movies that will help you navigate all of the trials and victories in your life

Become a Man Among Men: 16 movies that will help you navigate all of the trials and victories in your life

Sometimes a man's education about being a man can come from watching movies or reading books and observing masculine behavior. However, some of the behaviors are flawed and shouldn't be learned, but as you continue to observe, you can take what is useful, and discard the rest.

Typically man has a couple things that are solid in his life that we can all relate to:

  • He has a purpose

  • He has been rejected or betrayed

  • He wants revenge

  • He has a woman that he loves

  • He has his own code

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