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Five Spiritual Mysteries: #1 Is Karma Fair? (Part 2)

Even at a time when religion is declining in the West, most people remember the Biblical saying "As you sow, so shall you reap." They cling to a belief taught in childhood, that good is rewarded and evil punished. In the first post we started to look at the possibility that what was learned in …

ShuiQi Spa wins big at the World Spa & Wellness Awards 2014

The notion of a spa break doesn't usually conjure up images of a workout session, but ShuiQi Spa at Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai — which has just been …

43 Books About War Every Man Should Read | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Ryan Holiday</i>.<p>War is unquestionably mankind at his worst. Yet, paradoxically, it is in war that men — …

Why We Love Sherlock

(Hint: Because deep down we're all nutcases.)<p><b>There is a basic fact of narrative craft</b> that film and television and book executives all know: If you have Sherlock Holmes in a story, it will sell. It really doesn't matter what you do with him. You can set him in the present day. You can have him in a …

Sherlock Holmes

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

Education

Successful Women Do Not Fall In Love

I think the biggest critical thinking error of women of my generation is that in striving to “have it all” they don’t take the necessary first step …

19 things to say to your son before he's grown

denise slark images/Flickr / Today<p>Boy Running in Cape: Things to Say to Your Son<p>There are many (many) life lessons that parents should share with …

City Halls

Maja's Magical Space

(Image credit: Meta Coleman)<p><b>Name:</b> Maja <b><br>Location:</b> Provo, Utah <b><br>Room Size:</b> 14' x 16' feet<p>I completely adore every inch of Meta Coleman's amazing home, but …

Storage Ideas

How to Pick Your Next Android Phone: 2013 Edition

Put simply, there are too many Android phones out there. The only way to know which ones are worth your time is to follow tech news every day. For …

Scientists Discover Surprisingly Bright Black Hole

Turns out black holes really aren't so black. A team of researchers has discovered an incredibly bright black hole located some 22 million light …

Black Holes

The Eisenhower Decision Matrix: How to Distinguish Between Urgent and Important Tasks | The Art of Manliness

Do you sometimes feel like you spend all your time managing crises? That your life is basically spent putting out one proverbial fire after …

Deliberate Practice: The Secret of Greatness | The Art of Manliness

What creates great men? What made Ted Williams the greatest hitter in the history of baseball? What made Shakespeare one of history’s greatest …

How to Be Charismatic | The Art of Manliness

According to Olivia Fox Cabane, author of <i>The Charisma Myth</i>, there are three components to charisma: Presence, Power, and Warmth. Last week we talked …

Lessons in Manliness from President Andrew Jackson | The Art of Manliness

“I was born for a storm and a calm does not suit me.”<p>While his countenance graces our $20 bill, many Americans do not know much about the life of …

The Power of Habit: Make & Break Habits with the Habit Loop | The Art of Manliness

For better or for worse, our habits shape us. A good habit is a strong ally in our journey to becoming the men we want to be, while a bad habit acts …

How to Develop Charisma | The Art of Manliness

For the last few weeks we’ve been talking about the three components of personal charisma. First we explored the importance of Presence – giving …

The Language of Manliness: Manly, Manful, Man Up | The Art of Manliness

Unless you regularly read this blog, you may never have heard someone use the word <i>manliness</i> in writing or conversation. Ditto for <i>manly</i>, unless it was …

5 Ways To Get Good Bacteria In Your Stomach

We have more bacteria in our gut than cells in our body.<p>As foreign as it sounds, the word microbiome may soon be part of the mainstream lexicon. The term refers to the microbes or bacteria that naturally inhabit the body from the surface of your skin to your gut. We tend to think of microbes as …

Wellness