Neil Cordova

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The Law of Reversed Effort

<b>“Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone”. – Alan Watts</b>Lately, I have been thinking about <b>The Law of Reversed Effort</b>.Simply put, the harder we …

Consciousness

Save Money and Shop Smart: Know the Style Pyramid | The Art of Manliness

Let’s just be honest: style, for men, is a hard thing to grasp. It’s especially hard when buying new clothes. We always forget our sizes, we don’t …

Small Talk: Never Ask These 5 Questions | The Art of Manliness

Yesterday while making small talk with the guy working the deli counter at my neighborhood grocery store, I asked him something that made me feel …

Dating

Podcast: What It's Really Like to Be an EMT | The Art of Manliness

You see ambulances all the time when you’re driving around and you vaguely know their job is to save people in emergencies. But what is it <i>really</i> like …

How to Get Your Kids Active and Exercising | The Art of Manliness

We all know that being active is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. But according to statistics, most Americans aren’t getting the recommended …

Kids

What Is the Core of Masculinity? | The Art of Manliness

We’ve covered the 3 P’s of Manhood (protect, procreate, and provide), and we’ve distilled them down to the fundamentals — the ancient, nearly …

Podcast: How to Find a Career You Love | The Art of Manliness

Have you ever met someone who has a job that seems like something they were born to do? Not only do their skills match up with their job, but they …

Why You Stumble Over Your Words

Want to sound composed during your next speech or presentation? Learn the simple fix for linguistic slip-ups<p>Ever know <i>exactly</i> what you want to say, but your words come out all garbled?<p>This usually happens when you least expect it. It’s not like you suddenly forgot how to form a sentence—it’s more …

The 8 Biggest Blogging Mistakes New Bloggers Make

Starting a blog isn’t as simple as having something to write about, writing about it, and clicking “Publish.” A lot more goes into it than that.<p>The …

6 Guys Who Suffered Heart Attacks Tell You What It Really Feels Like

From breathlessness to nausea to nothing at all, their symptoms—and stories—might shock you<p>You don’t need extreme chest pain to signal a heart attack is looming.<p>In fact, many guys don’t experience classic symptoms, like gripping or pressing pain in the chest that radiates down the arm, shortness of …

Why Wine Has More Alcohol Than Ever

It’s 10% boozier than wine from the ‘90s<p>In the 1970s, actor-turned-Paul-Masson-wine-pitchman Orson Welles admonished, “We shall sell no wine before its time.”<p>These days, Welles might say, “We shall sell no wine before it’s practically a distilled spirit.”<p>A new study from the University of …

What Kids Say About Dating Would Bring Tears To Your Eyes

Failure occurs everyday, in school, jobs, housework, and within families. It is unavoidable, irritating and causes pessimism.<p>While the thought of …

100 Tiny Swaps That Can Make Your Life Totally Different

Small things add up. If you want to improve your life, check out these 100 small swaps you can make today to improve various aspects of your life, …

Deep Frying

10 Satirical Illustrations Showing How Our World Is Sick

Let’s face it. We are living in a digital age, and there is absolutely no turning back. One of the biggest influences on society these days is social …

People Who Don't Take Life So Seriously Understand It Better

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

10 Ways to Test Your Fitness

How do you measure up? (sponsored by Fitbit)<p>Evaluating your physical fitness should be your first step when starting a new workout regimen. When you have a good sense of how your stats and exercise patterns stack up, it will be easier for you to monitor your progress and set achievable fitness …

This secret section of your iPhone unlocks the ability to control your phone by tilting your head

But there are a lot of cool features hidden in the iOS "accessibility" section that many people don't know about.<p>These settings are designed to make it easier for those without the best sight, hearing, or motor functions to still use iOS to its fullest capabilities — but they can also be used to …

iOS

8 Reasons Millennials Seem To Be Lazy At Work

Not being able to stay productive at work is a problem that everyone runs into at some point; no matter how much you like your job, there are certain …

Time Management

Watch your weight if you’re trying to conceive, or else your kids might pay for it

Research has shown that weight can affect fertility in both men and women. A new study published in <i>Cell Metabolism</i> dug a little deeper and discovered …

25 Websites Other Than Social Media To Upgrade Your Life

Nabin Paudyal<p>Co-Founder, Siplikan Media Group Read full profile<p>Have you been spending too much of your time on social media recently? Is that making …

6 Amazing Websites to Learn a Language If You're Too Busy

If you’re reading this, chances are that you’re a busy person.<p>Either you’ve got a job you work hard at, a business you run yourself, or perhaps …

Horror of horrors: bananas may be going (close to) extinct, new study says

Eat all the bananas you can now because soon, there won’t be any left. And it won’t be because you ate them all. It’ll be because they’ve gone …</i> …

How to Predict Your Future with One Question

The self-interview that could change the way you see your world<p>If you could ask a question of yourself, 20 years in the future, what would it be?<p>It sounds like one of those stupid party games, right? In the same ballpark as “which 10 albums would you take with you to a desert island?” It’s an …

A Woman Harassed While Running Gets Help From A Little Kid

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

Why People Who Don't Use Phones All the Time Lead A More Meaningful Life

Prepare yourself for a bit of a rant.<p>I spent much of January, 2011 in Costa Rica on a study abroad trip. I returned with many vivid memories, such as …

A Beautiful Poem Every Parent Needs To Read

The Branch Aluminum USB-C Hub Adds Six Ports to Your New MacBook

Apple’s new MacBook is totally awesome. Its single USB-C port lets you have to insanely find out a way to add more ports for those existing …

MacBook

Addicting Games for iPhone

Finding the <b>best addicting games for iPhone</b> isn’t a difficult task. After all, the App Store is flooded with them. However, finding which one to …

Mortal Kombat