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How and Why to Become a Lifelong Learner | The Art of Manliness

For the first twenty-two years or so of our lives, our main “job” is learning. The bulk of our time is spent in classrooms acquiring new knowledge. …

How to Read a Book | The Art of Manliness

1. Open book.<p>2. Read words.<p>3. Close book.<p>4. Move on to next book.<p>Reading a book seems like a pretty straightforward task, doesn’t it? And in some …

30 Days to a Better Man Day 10: Memorize "If" | The Art of Manliness

Before Google and the internet, people memorized stuff. When your grandpa went to school, memorization was the main method of learning, and he had to …

How to End a Conversation Like a Man | The Art of Manliness

We’ve done several articles on the Art of Manliness covering the wonderful art of conversation, from its dos and donts, to how to make small talk, to …

Delayed Gratification: How to Unleash the Power and Pleasure of Waiting | The Art of Manliness

While I was a fat kid in middle school who couldn’t even do a single pull-up, since college my weight has been decidedly average; I am neither …

How to Hack Your Flow: Live Life at the Limits and Boost Productivity | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This a guest post from Steven Kotler, author of</i> The Rise of Superman.<p>Researchers define flow as an “optimal state of consciousness,” a …

The 3 P's of Manhood: Procreate | The Art of Manliness

Welcome back to our series on the 3 P’s of Manhood: Protect, Procreate, and Provide. When professor David D. Gilmore did an exhaustive cross-cultural …

Bodyweight Workout For Your Morning Routine | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Chad Howse.</i><p>Have you ever intended to work out in the afternoon or evening but didn’t get a chance to and …

Announcing a New Book! Heading Out On Your Own: 31 Basic Life Skills in 31 Days | The Art of Manliness

When I graduated from high school and left home to become a freshman at the University of Oklahoma, I had never done a single load of my own laundry. …

The Meaning of Manhood: Protect | The Art of Manliness

<i></i>“Manhood is the social barrier that societies must erect against entropy, human enemies, the forces of nature, time, and all the human weaknesses …

How to Handle a Miscarriage | The Art of Manliness

<b>Expect a rollercoaster</b> ride.<p>That’s all I can say. Climb into the car near the front of the rows, buckle your seatbelt, then grip the chrome handle in …

6 Reasons You Should Own a Survival Bow & Arrow | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This guest post by Creek Stewart first appeared at willowhavenoutdoor.com</i>.<p>I am a big fan of the bow and arrow for a variety of …

Why Is It So Hard to Admit Mistakes? Personal Responsibility 101 | The Art of Manliness

“All this has been my fault. I asked more of my men than should have been asked of them.” –Robert E. Lee, after heavy Confederate losses at Pickett’s …

Personal Finance Lessons from Benjamin Franklin | The Art of Manliness

Benjamin Franklin rose from 17-year-old runaway to successful printer, newspaperman, author, inventor, diplomat, and statesman. His great success …

How to Plan and Lead a Weekly Family Meeting | Creating Family Culture | The Art of Manliness

Does your family life seem chaotic?<p>Are you worried that your children aren’t learning and incorporating the values that are important to you and your …

30 Ways Evernote Can Improve Your Life | One App to Rule Them All | The Art of Manliness

<i>Update: This article is NOT a sponsored post. We received absolutely nothing from Evernote in exchange for this post and have never communicated with</i> …

Unleash Your Inner Wolverine: How to Develop Superhuman Healing Power | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This article was a collaboration between Brett McKay and Chad Howse.</i><p>What man doesn’t want to be Wolverine?<p>He’s super strong, sports …

How to Be Assertive | The Art of Manliness

<i>Your boss consistently asks you at the last minute to come into work on the weekend. You say “yes” every time even though you have family plans. You</i> …

Always Treat Your Girlfriend Right: A WWII Case Study | The Art of Manliness

<b>Sid Phillips, age 18, and his company of Marines</b> had been living on maggot-filled rice for months.<p>Enemy soldiers had destroyed supply lines at the …

11 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Attention and Concentration | The Art of Manliness

In this series on mastering your attention, we have emphasized the fact that attention is not just the ability to focus on a single task without …

Recipes and Cooking Tips For Venison | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Stacy Harris</i>.<p>With deer hunting season drawing to a close this month, you’ve likely been packing up cuts of …

How to Effectively Manage Your Attention | The Art of Manliness

In our last post we provided a big picture overview of what attention is and how it works. We explored the fact that while many people only think of …