Some people are born with a purpose. From the day they can articulate their dreams and wishes they tell the world “I’m going to be a doctor,” or “When I’m president…..” These people usually succeed in their aims because they have a plan for their lives and they execute it. Aim,...
I’ve been single for nearly all of my adult life, and I finally figured out what the problem is. I used to believe the reason was because I hadn’t met the right person yet. I believed that all I had to do was keep on enjoying life, focus on my...
Charles Bukowski cultivated a heroic image as a literary icon who was also a perennial drunken deadbeat. His image was deserved. Not only did he produce works of art that have profoundly shaped the literary landscape and the minds of millions, he was also an alcoholic. Yet something that is not...
With the barrage of sexual harassment and assault allegations that have reached mainstream media in recent months, references to “toxic masculinity” have increased. The Guardian, for example, published an article suggesting that “toxic masculinity is everywhere, it’s up to us men to fix this.” Recently, Stephen Marche took the discussion to...
If you are like most people, you have probably thought about getting up and doing some exercise at some point today. If you are like most people, you opted to push it off until tomorrow. No one would fault you for that. Exercise is time consuming and hard work....
Have you ever read an interesting article that introduces a completely new idea to you, but when you try to share it with a friend later, it utterly escapes you? You start explaining and halfway through you realize that your retelling lacks something. You can see it on your...
Is chivalry dead? Seems like it. In an age where sex and instant gratification runs riot, coming across an insecure asshole happens more than we'd care to admit. But don't worry. Gentlemen DO still exist. You just have look closely. To weed out the bad guys who lack respect for other people, make...
Life is tough. No matter who you are and what you do, we all encounter obstacles and situations that never seem fair. One of the most difficult things to accept is that suffering is part of life. But if we're going to get on with our lives and make the most of...