The lost virtues of a man part 1: How to navigate through this modern culture with integrity, strength, confidence and character

The lost virtues of a man part 1: How to navigate through this modern culture with integrity, strength, confidence and character

I’m often frustrated when I look around, or when I am at church, and especially when I am with a group of men with their families.

Do you know why?

You see, men of this day and age have lost something inherent, something primal, and something that is planted deep inside of them…It’s their identity, their manhood.

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Everything you need to know to run your first Spartan Race

Everything you need to know to run your first Spartan Race

AROO, AROO, AROO!!!

So...you want to run a Spartan Race do ya?

First, let's find out what who the Spartans were, and what their culture was like.

In his book, "The Spartans", Paul Cartledge dives into the culture of these ancient warrior heroes. They were raised and bred for battle and war. These warriors have been made famous by movies such as "300" and "300:Rise of an Empire."

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BURPEES and BearCrawls

BURPEES and BearCrawls

We had this other game that we played where we would pick who was going to be the runner, and then we would give them a head start. Then a group of us would chase him all over town, across creeks, golf courses, woods, through yards, etc.… until we caught them.

Sometimes we never did.

It was Obstacle Course Racing before anyone knew what obstacle course racing was.

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41 Motivational Navy SEAL quotes

41 Motivational Navy SEAL quotes

The US Navy SEAL’s are the most elite group of warriors. They can run for miles on the ground, jump out of airplanes with all of their equipment in tow, and swim for miles in the open ocean. These common men with an uncommon desire to succeed are an extremely motivated, goal setting group.

So what make them so unique and effective? How do they do what they do? They train…a lot.

There is something that they call the big 4. These four things help them to conquer goals, move past fear, and operate at the highest level possible.

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Is paying off my debt worth it?

Is paying off my debt worth it?

IS PAYING OFF YOUR DEBT WORTH IT?

You wake up in the morning, still trying to recover from the late night of Netflix watching and mountain dew. Another day in the grind...you have contemplated many times quitting your job and doing something else, but you need this job to afford the lifestyle that you live. If you don't get your paycheck, then the car payment won't get paid. The student loans will just sit and accumulate more interest, as you put them in forbearance.

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Make Your Bed

Make Your Bed

I’ll never forget being in Navy boot camp, It was one of the most challenging, physical, and worthwhile experiences of my life. Within a couple weeks I was named the RPOC (Recruit Petty Officer) of Ship’s staff. Which meant I was responsible for overseeing the maintenance, cleanliness and leadership of the entire berth. There were 4 divisions in a berth, and about 12 sailors from each berth. That meant I was responsible for about 48 other sailors. This was the first experience that I had in leadership. I had no idea what to do.

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