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
While figures like Thomas Jefferson and George Washington may come more readily to mind when we think of America’s revolutionary period and founding, the foremost proponent of the cause of independence was truly John Adams. Nobody made more speeches with more vigor for the side of liberty. Because of this, he was put on a … Continue reading The Best John Adams Quotes | 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
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
Searching the web for interesting content to post to my Guided Insight Facebook page I ran across an article 12 Things A Real Gentleman Does Differently, I found the article too be interesting, and it made me think…. “Hmmm, do they even exist anymore?”. Can a society of self absorbed, gadget loving, constantly plugged in … Continue reading Is there such a thing as real gentlemen?
What Is Life Coaching? "Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined. As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler." --Henry David Thoreau Life Coaching is a profession that is profoundly different from consulting, mentoring, advice, therapy, or counseling. The coaching process addresses specific personal … Continue reading Life Coach; What is it
Spring is a time for cleaning, you know, Spring Cleaning… - Yard work - All the closets in the house - The Garage - The Windows - The Walls Every surface and every corner gets a good deep cleaning, places you haven't looked at all winter and now you are obligated to, for Spring Cleaning … Continue reading Spring Cleaning: A Leadership skill
It has been sometime since I last posted a blog… But I decided that I should post an update on that’s going on. Any one who reads this blog knows, I love to read all kinds of things. I read Stephen King books, books on politics and faith and the American way, but I was … Continue reading The future of reading?