Nathan Smith

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How Willpower is Depleted | The Art of Manliness

In the first post of this three-part series, we offered a general outline of the nature of willpower, noting that it is a real mental energy which …

How to Be Courageous: Developing Courage | The Art of Manliness

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”<p>-Anais Nin<p>Courage is a virtue that philosophers have been trying to define for millennia. In …

Hustle: The Key to Success | The Art of Manliness

We get a lot of emails from men lamenting the fact that they feel stuck in neutral, and they ask for advice. Many of these men have great …

How to Create a Life Plan in 5 Easy Steps | The Art of Manliness

The craftsman is an archetype of manliness that has been with us for millennia. We admire his ethos — his independence, his work ethic, and his …

How to Pick Your Way Out of Handcuffs | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This post was written by the ITS Tactical Crew and originally ran on ITS Tactical.</i><p>Today we’ll be showing you how to pick your way out …

How to Tie a Bow Tie | The Art of Manliness

Tying a bow tie is a little trickier than tying a necktie, but once you learn how to do it, it’s a breeze. When I was learning how to tie a bow tie a …

How to Survive a Shark Attack | The Art of Manliness

Ahhhh…. life couldn’t be better. You’re finally on that vacation in the Florida Keys that you’ve been planning for the past year. And it couldn’t …

How to Get a Job: Take the Initiative | The Art of Manliness

This month, nearly 2 million students left colleges and universities around the country with a bachelor’s degree in hand. Some will be headed to …

Weekly Planning: How to Plan Your Week | The Art of Manliness

Growing up, each day is pretty well-scheduled out for you. School from morning til afternoon. After school sports or a job. Homework. Time for bed. …

Job Interview: How to Ace a Job Interview | The Art of Manliness

Nearly every man will go through at least one job interview at some point, maybe even several dozen over his lifetime. Even if you plan on becoming …

How to Make Hospital Corners on a Bed: A Visual Guide | The Art of Manliness

× How to Make a Bed: The Illustrated Guide Frame 1: Spread out bottom, fitted sheet and fit corners of sheet around corners of mattress. Frame 2: …

Networking for Young People | The Art of Manliness

Young men will often start to focus on networking only when they are looking for a job. Perhaps after graduation, or with the loss of a previous</i> …

How to Change a Flat Tire: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

Maybe you have roadside assistance, maybe you don’t. Either way, every young man should know how to change a flat tire himself. You never know if …

Car Care: How to Take Care of Your Car | The Art of Manliness

If you had access to a car while living at home, chances are your parents took care of its maintenance or offered reminders as to when to take it in …

How to Iron a Men's Dress Shirt: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

For a text article on the subject, see here.<p><b>Like this illustrated guide? Then you’re going to love our book The Illustrated Art of Manliness! Pick up</b> …

How to Jump Start Your Car: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

× How to Jump Start Car 1. Pull jumper car next to car with dead battery. Make sure both cars are turned off and pop their hoods. 2. Connect one end …

High Bar Back Squat: A Visual Guide | The Art of Manliness

“Know Your Lifts” is a new illustrated guide series where we’ll show how to perform basic weight lifting exercises. While wearing an oldtime …

How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds | The Art of Manliness

I’ve never been good at carving pumpkins. Even as my deftness and skill with knives has increased over the years, I find that my attempts to …

How to Splint a Lower-Leg Fracture | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from former Army medic Bruce A. West.</i><p>You’re miles from any civilization at a lookout point on a large boulder …

How to Deadlift: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

“Know Your Lifts” is an illustrated guide series where we’ll show how to perform basic weight lifting exercises. Last time we covered the High-Bar …

45 Hobbies for Men | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: Be sure to check out the follow-up, 22 More Manly Hobbies.</i><p>Back in the day, leisure time was not thought of as a chance to “veg out,” …

A Primer on Stocks and the Stock Market | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Matt Alden S., publisher of Dividend Monk.</i><p>The stock market can be a confusing and hectic place. Especially …

The Twentysomething's Guide to Success | The Art of Manliness

In Part I of this two-part series we explored the first once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of the twentysomething brain: its propensity for deep passion, …

The First Key to Mastery: Finding Your Life's Task | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from Robert Greene’s book</i> Mastery. <i>Last time he talked about the importance of the Apprenticeship Phase in gaining</i> …

Write and Deliver a Great 'Best Man' Speech | The Art of Manliness

Photo by trubluetitan<p>At some point in your life, one of your buddies or your brother will probably ask you to be the best man in his wedding. This is …

How to Argue Rationally and Logically | The Art of Manliness

I hope you’ve enjoyed our series on classical rhetoric. Today, for our final entry in the series, we will be discussing logical fallacies. This is a …

How to Rent a Car (Without Having an Aneurysm) | The Art of Manliness

Renting a car can be a fairly simple process — at least at first. Go online to a rental car website, fill out your information, and click “Reserve.” …

Krav Maga: A Primer on the Martial Art of the Israeli Defense Forces | The Art of Manliness

I can’t remember how I first heard about Krav Maga, but I do remember being immediately intrigued. All martial arts have an appeal to most men and …

How to Make a Rope Swing and Fly Like Tarzan: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

Summer is swiftly coming to an end. One of the ways to enjoy the last of the warm weather weekends is to take an afternoon by the lake or river and …

Krav Maga Technique of the Month: Overhand Direct One-Handed Strike Defense | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: We had such a great response to our</i> Primer on Krav Maga <i>article back in July, we thought many of you would be interested in learning</i> …