In today's society, this message needs to get out... We mediate our lives through social media, in which we only present carefully curated versions of ourselves. We have less of the kind of intimate, face-to-face relationships where we can let our guard down and show all the sides of ourselves. Because we keep our flaws hidden, we … Continue reading Why Teasing Is Good for Society, and for the Soul | The Art of Manliness
My life is not that interesting, to me anyway, others may disagree and some will agree. But to me, my life is just ordinary, nothing spectacular... So why waste others time with that... I figure, when the time is right, and the information is needed, I will state it, it will come out, sooner or later, so why bother with all that up front.
A post from the Art of Manliness Brett | February 8, 2011 The craftsman is an archetype of manliness that has been with us for millennia. We admire his independence, his work ethic, and his unwavering sense of purpose. We envy the way he personally shapes and creates the fruits of his labor. While not many … Continue reading A Man’s Life, Personal Development Craft the Life You Want: Creating a Blueprint for Your Future
America has lost the art of Manhood... Real men are hard to comeby .. Infact manhood has been demonized... A study by The Innovation Group released on Friday showed that members of Gen-Z largely reject the idea of gender binaries — like male or female — and a majority do not consider themselves “completely heterosexual.” Read the article here … Continue reading Real men… Do they exist?
In the days of old, leisure time was not thought of as a chance to “veg out,” but as an opportunity to pursue one’s passions and interests — an outlet for the sides of a man that were not stimulated in his professional vocation. Hobbies were deemed important for the way in which they can strengthen every part … Continue reading The Ultimate List of Hobbies for Men: 75 Ideas For Your Free Time | The Art of Manliness
It’s happened to all of us. You have a “come to Jesus” moment and decide you need to make changes in your life. Maybe you need to drop a few pounds (or more), want to pay off some debt, or desperately long to quit wasting time on the internet. So you start planning and scheming. … Continue reading Kaizen: Get a Little Better Each Day | The Art of Manliness
Almost every time you meet someone new, there are three questions you will probably have to answer during your conversation: What’s your name? What do you do? Where are you from? These three questions are so common, and you answer them so frequently, that it is very easy to get in the habit of answering … Continue reading How to Answer the Questions You Always Get Asked When Meeting Someone | The Art of Manliness
In my unending search for just the right vintage images for our articles, I have looked through thousands of photographs of men from the last century or so. One of the things that I have found most fascinating about many of these images, is the ease, familiarity, and intimacy, which men used to exhibit in … Continue reading Male Affection: A Photographic History Tour | The Art of Manliness
It’s fair to say that many people go through at least one season of financial difficulty sometime in their lives. It’s often part of the ladder-climbing experience when just starting out. Or it occurs between jobs, or is due to an injury or downed economy. The season, although difficult, can actually hold forth much benefit. … Continue reading The Unexpected Upside of a Lean Season | The Art of Manliness
For the gentleman who enjoys entertaining, a properly stocked bar is a must. A well-mixed drink can help schmooze a boss, romance a date, and impress a friend. Mixing drinks at home for friends and family makes me feel like some swanky 1960s gentleman pouring drinks in his Space Age-inspired mid-century home. I love that feeling. … Continue reading How to Stock a Home Bar | The Art of Manliness