Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Ty Karnitz. Gentleman readers, this is a call to action. Throughout history, men have used sports to test themselves against one another, and it is time we revive a noble sport which builds courage, willpower, and mental fortitude.
Everyone loves a good, clear, easily grasped narrative. “X leads to Y.” “A causes B.” But as we’ve seen over the course of this series, the nature of depression is simply too complex to follow a nice, neat storyline.
Dr. Jeff Spencer has consulted and provided guidance for top-performers in sports and business. As a former Olympian himself, he’s spent a career studying the science of success and helping others implement those principles in their lives with his Champion’s Blueprint training.
Got a job interview coming up and aren’t sure how to dress? In this video, I talk about how to dress for interviews for different kinds of jobs–from big city attorney to entry-level customer service.
Last week’s winner…has not gotten back to me yet. Check your email if you enter, people! My Picks This Week The Rambler Jacket from Iron & Resin is about as rugged as it gets while still looking dang good.
Let’s get straight to the point, shall we? Busy people can be incredibly difficult to connect with. You know the drill.
Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Jonathan Mead. The average man’s life in modern times is not that different from a wild animal in a zoo.
An essential part of being an awesome uncle is having a repertoire of tricks and jokes that will amaze your nieces and nephews, and crack them up.
So far we’ve discussed the history of depression, and explored its possible causes. Before we conclude this series next week with a guidebook on managing your melancholy, we of course need to stop to examine what depression actually looks like.
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In our previous article in this series on the history of depression, we saw that its origins have alternatively been chalked up to a number of theories: excess of “black bile” in the body, the sin of sloth, wrong thinking, enervating luxury, conflicts in the subconscious, and a biological imbalance in the brain.
If you’re reading this in an email, click here to watch the video. Mark Rippetoe, author of Starting Strength, shows me how to perform the overhead press.
Last week’s winner from the AoM store giveaway was Austin from Starkville, MS. He chose some manly stationery.
“Dempsey and Firpo” by George Bellows, 1924. This painting hangs above my desk. Editor’s note: This is a guest post from author and Navy SEAL Eric Greitens.
Robert Nickelsberg was a contract photographer for TIME magazine for 25 years. During that time he documented conflicts in Kashmir, Iraq, Sri Lanka, India, and Afghanistan.
Out of one of the drawers he lifted a finely woven broadcloth shirt, carefully cut, and very pink. “What’s that thing?
A few years ago we wrote an in-depth series about traditional manly honor. I thought a video summarizing what constitutes honor would be useful, so here you go.
I’ve always proudly been a big breakfast kind of guy. Why stick with a little protein bar or bowl of cereal when you can have steaming, delicious meats, eggs, and veggies?
A history of depression? Doesn’t depression just exist, like cancer? You can’t really write a history of cancer; perhaps how it’s been treated or diagnosed, but you can’t write a history of a disease in and of itself.
Editor’s Note: In his Memorabilia, Xenophon, a student of Socrates, shares a dialogue between Socrates and one of Socrates’ disciples named Epigenes.