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These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

Eugene Sledge's Advice On Not Missing Life | The Art of Manliness

When word of Japan’s surrender in WWII reached the 1st Marine Division, the men initially couldn’t believe the news. To the battle-hardened veterans …

13 Running Books You Should Be Reading Right Now | Competitor.com

Full Tilt Boogie: A journey into autism, fatherhood and an epic test of man and beast<p>Hal Walter, a runner, rancher, journalist and man about the …

Run a 5K Faster with These Five Fun Workouts

Working on a 3.1-mile PR? Coach Jenny has your training covered.<p>There's nothing like racing a hard 5K, especially when the runner's high kicks in. It's a rewarding distance to race, and you can run many of them in a season!<p>In order to race fast, you've got to run fast in training. Here are five fun …

Fast Returns

Race a 5-K to reboot your routine, rev up your fitness, and have a little fun.<p>Whether you're an eager newbie or a serial marathoner, there are loads of reasons to register for a <b>5-K</b>. "If you're a beginner, targeting the distance is a great way to gain motivation and build structure into your …

Jazz for Beginners: How to Listen to Jazz | The Art of Manliness

Jazz.<p>It’s the music that many men say they like, but don’t actually know anything about.<p>Which is a shame for a whole host of reasons.<p>For starters, …

How to Survive Without Water

Stuck in the wilderness with nary a drop of water in your canteen? Don’t worry. You can survive this situation and live to tell an incredibly …

Kevin Weir’s Fantastically Bizarre Historical GIFs

Bringing life to the old, black and white photograph, Kevin Weir'd historical GIFs are a must-see.<p>As cinemagraph GIFs take over the internet, graphic …

Can Anybody do Anything? 5 Steps to Find your Calling

<b>‘Talent doesn’t exist,’ I heard someone say. ‘It’s all about the hours. You’ve got to put in those 10,000 hours or 10 years and then you can become a</b> …

5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

Theodore Roosevelt Motivational Posters | The Art of Manliness

If you’ve been reading this blog for awhile, you’ll know that we’re big fans of Theodore Roosevelt. No one preached the art of manliness more …

Did my formal interview today... oh boy

Member<p>Join DateJan 2012Posts74CertificationsMCP, MCTS: Windows 7 Configuration, CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+<p>Hello<p>I recently posted I passed the …

Bamboo Wok Brush

Easy, no-soap wok and pan cleaning tool<p>I use well-seasoned cast iron and carbon steel pans for the better part of my cooking. To clean them, I’ve …

Stop Avoiding It - Why Conflict Is Good For You | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>“Know the enemy and know yourself; in a hundred battles you will never be in peril. When you are ignorant of the enemy, but know yourself, your</i> …

These Tips Will Help You Escape The 9-To-5 Mindset

His first bestseller, The Four Hour Workweek, came out of his own experience of going from working long hours, seven days a week to figuring out how to run a business more efficiently.<p>But even for people not ready to take that step, Ferriss has some valuable tips for figuring how to get …

12 Steps You Should Take Before You Accept the Job Offer

You're in the process of interviewing at a company and it seems like you've got a good shot at the position. Terrific! Before you rush to say yes …

Employment

How to choose a South Pacific island

The South Pacific confounds even the savviest map buffs with its splatter of dots spread across the world's biggest ocean. What you can't tell from a map, or even most tourist brochures is that these palm-laden pinpricks are as diverse as the region is vast. While the postcards might look similar, …

Becoming A Pop Star With Zero Experience: How To Hack The Music Industry In Under 8 Weeks

If you like this post, please share on Twitter and share on Facebook.<p><i>This is a guest post by charts-topping musician Alex Day.</i><p>Just over a year ago, I …

"Quit What You Suck At"

When you suck at something, it's not a lot of fun but you've likely convinced yourself to keep going for one reason or another. We tend to get stuck …

Startups