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Become a Health and Happiness Addict

The brain uses complex patterns of nerve cell firings and chemical releases to represent sensory experiences, thoughts, feelings, attitudes, beliefs, …

Neuroscience

The Practical Life Skills Kids Should Learn at Every Age

It’s up to us parents to pass on the basic skills our kids will need to be successful adults, like being able to swim, do their own laundry, or cook …

What is Character? | The Art of Manliness

<i>Character</i>. Like honor, it’s a word we take for granted and probably have an affinity for, but likely have never really had to define and may struggle …

How to Criticize (and Take Criticism) | The Art of Manliness

Dealing with criticism is a skill every well-adjusted man should possess. We give and take criticism among our co-workers, our friends, and our …

Gratitude Humbles a Giver

In my teens and 20s, I was an insatiable giver. "Give big, give early, give often," was my mantra. Giving became an avocation and I spent tremendous energy perfecting the craft of anticipating people's needs, rushing in to answer perceived longings, giving more than expected, and always taking less …

Positive Thinking

How to Be a Good Listener | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Tony Valdes.</i><p>As part of earning my bachelor’s degree in rhetoric and communications I elected to take SPC …

How to Be Resilient | The Art of Manliness

How did you do on the hardihood quiz?<p>Not so hot? Well join the club.<p>There are a lot of virtues lacking in the current generation of men, but I think …

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. …

Is there any case for religion? Christianity, Islam, atheism and my search for balance and truth

What’s good about religion? Does it lead to violence? Are atheists right? Looking to history for real answers<p><i>Is There Nothing to Be Said for Religion?</i><p>And yet, of course, there is the other side to the story. The tales of love and compassion, of giving and of sacrifice, of suffering even unto death, …

How Coconut Oil Changed My LIfe

We all know how fantastic coconut oil can be for cooking purposes. However I was recently introduced to its fantastic health benefits. I would like to preface this article with the statement that you need to experiment with it yourself and what works best for your body. The same product never works …

American Higher Education Is One Of The Greatest Bubbles Of Our Time

I do not believe many Americans would claim that secondary education in this country today stands as the best in the world. Indeed, most seem to agree that American primary and secondary education today is pretty hopeless. But those same people will insist, in the same paragraph, that American …

Higher Education