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9 Simple Ways to Develop a Good Attitude | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of human freedoms — to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose</i> …

5 Essential Foods—and How to Prepare Them

Eat Right For Life<p>You’re getting older. It’s time to accept the fact that you can’t stay out for last call, then make it up for a 6:30 A.M. mountain-bike ride. And enough already with your daily routine of coffee-and-bagel breakfasts, takeout lunches, and pizza-and-beer recovery meals. A study in …

The 7% Body-Fat Diet

How to Make the Perfect First Impression

Get More from Your Workouts

All Day Muscle-Building

9 Great Bikes on a Budget

1 of 9<p>Cannondale CAAD8 7 Sora<p>At one time, the CAAD8 was Cannondale’s top-end aluminum frame, and it still has desirable features: Shaped chainstays help the bike absorb bumps yet are rigid enough to feel efficient during hard pedaling. A beefed-up bottom bracket maximizes power transfer, and a tall …

The Sneakers That Won the New York Marathon

How much does a pair of kicks really matter?<p>If a pair of shoes could make you faster overnight, Adidas stores nationwide would have a line out the door.<p>That’s because on Sunday, when Geoffrey Mutai crossed the finish line first at the New York Marathon, he was sporting the Adizero Adios Boost—the …

To Achieve Balance in Life, Begin By Measuring Your 'Core Assets'

My experiences as a physician have reinforced one essential truth: to be happy, to enjoy optimal health and achieve our potential, each of us must strive for balance in our lives.<p>This means tapping into our strengths but shoring up our weaknesses as well. If we are masters of one domain and …

Why Setting an Intention Every Morning Will Change Your Life

Here is a typical morning that I know so many face...<p>Hit the snooze button. Make and proceed to gulp down 1+ coffee/tea. Shower. Check phone while eating breakfast on autopilot. Get dressed. Head out the door amongst the bustling crowds, traffic, etc. or in your home office, where you get down to …

7 Ways to Optimize Your Brain

How can neuroscience-based innovation enhance behavioral and brain health? This was the question asked at the SharpBrains Virtual Summit, which brought together 170 participants from 19 countries. More than 2 billion people worldwide suffer from brain-based health and productivity challenges …

The Foam Rolling You Should Be Doing (But Probably Aren't)

By Sheila Monaghan<p>By now, most educated exercisers have joined the foam rolling revolution. But while your IT bands may be intimately familiar with the tool's hurts-so-good loosening powers, limiting your experience to the lower body minimizes the total-body benefits. To that end, Master Trainer …

Alphabet of Happiness: 'L'

How many ways does happiness show up in your life, and what are the strategies to experience more of it? Happiness, meaning and connection are close at hand. Here are three more ways from the "Alphabet of Happiness" to bring it home:<p><b>Laughter</b><p><i>Laughter is the shortest distance between two people. --</i> …

You Don't Need More Motivation

Why does it usually seem so difficult to motivate ourselves?<p>Let's start with defining motivation so we're all talking about the same thing: "the art or process of giving someone a reason for doing something." (<i>Free Merriman Webster</i> dictionary)<p>So when we say we need more motivation, we are looking …

Introducing: The Most Magical Calorie Counter Yet

We hereby grant you permission to keep your phone on the table at dinner<p>These days, it's easier than ever to count your calories. More restaurants are putting calorie counts directly on their menus, food labels have become easier to read, and the latest evidence? The TellSpec. It's actually not out …

A Primer on Flashlights: Every Man Should Carry a Torch | The Art of Manliness

From helping you find your way back to your campsite, to allowing you to find a missing widget under the bed, to providing illumination when the …

60+ Family Tradition Ideas | The Art of Manliness

Last week we published an article that discussed why and how to establish family traditions. Traditions offer numerous benefits: they strengthen your …

15 Battle Rope Arm Exercises: Wind Sprints for Your Arms | The Art of Manliness

When it comes to cardio, I’m one of those people who like to get it done as fast as possible. Jogging long-distance or spending thirty minutes on an …

Want to Start a Business? Consider These 5 Invaluable Lessons Before Diving In | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Justin Spring.</i><p>On Friday nights, most testosterone-driven high school guys head out to the football field to …

The Quiet City: Winter in Paris - Ape to Gentleman

<i>The Quiet City: Winter in Paris</i>, is a video captured by Andrew Julian during a trip to Paris. Anyone who has visited Paris during the summer will be …

Diptyque Noisetier & Genévrier - Ape to Gentleman

New from Diptyque, Noisetier & Genévrier candles – inspired by Autumns nature. Noisetier celebrates the prosperous season with a jaunt onto shady, …

Bell & Ross Aviation Watch - Ape to Gentleman

Bell & Ross are a watchmaker quite unlike any other and there is a visual impact to their timepieces which is, quite frankly, unparalleled amongst …

Watches

James Bond 007 Quantum - Ape to Gentleman

The two James Bond fragrances; 007 and Ocean Royale are rumoured to have been almost as successful as the film franchise. Perhaps it’s the …

James Bond

Leica C - Ape to Gentleman

Camera and imaging specialists Leica have just unveiled the first model of a new line of digital compact cameras, called the Leica C. The …

Three of The Best: Uplifting Shower Gels - Ape to Gentleman

If you’ve had a late night at the office, an early start or a heavy night of overindulgence. It may be time to consider a change of shower gel. Akin …

Blackbird Incense - Ape to Gentleman

It’s rumoured that incense has been burned since the new stone age, in c.10,ooo BC. Today, incense in essence has changed very little – but leading …

Stone Age

Nike Hyperwarm Technology - Ape to Gentleman

Unpleasant weather can affect the body’s athletic performance – with cold air, snow and rain lowering body temperature, leading to decreased stamina. …

Shoes

Bolin Webb - Ape to Gentleman

Bolin Webb ask you one question, “Look at the razor in your bathroom.” Most likely the superb Gillette Fusion ProGlide – a razor handle which looks …

Cosmo Magazine 1902: What Men Like in Other Men | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: The following article appeared in a 1902 issue of Cosmopolitan Magazine (which started out as a quality family magazine before</i> …