On Discomfort

  Are we too comfortable in our lives? I recently completed one of those obstacle course races – the kind where you crawl under barbed wire, throw yourself over walls, and run through the countryside. It had been a goal of mine for some time, and I finally decided to just do it. As...

Only Men Would Build...

It’s proof that the world is still run by men. Women have been maligned and kept down for millennia, but even the advancements women’s rights groups made in the 20th century didn’t extend to sexual health in the same way that they did for men. Pharmaceutical companies...

The Most Influential...

Recently another men’s website made some press by announcing its list of the 49 most influential men for 2009. Topping the list was the fictional philanderer Donald Draper. I’m a huge fan of AMC’s hit TV show Mad Men, and I love the character of Donald Draper. He’s...

Michael Phelps

  You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get. ~Michael Phelps I’m sure all of you saw this quote on the front page of this site. I chose it on Sunday August 17th, 2008 after he won his 8th gold medal at the Beijing Olympics and became the most...

My Favorite Christma...

One of the great Christmas traditions in my house is the stack of Christmas DVD’s that get watched every year. I find that watching these movies is a great way of reflecting on the past year, the choices that we’ve made, and the things that we’ve done. Sitting down with some...

Motivation

What is it, and where does it come from? Does it come from within us, or is it external? Is it simply a desire to improve ourselves, or do men simply want the things that an improved self brings – money, power, and women? Do we work out to be stronger, or to impress our mates? Or do we...