Zen and the Art of Archery

 

Bow shooting is one of the oldest, most primal things a man can do.  While I am pro firearms, a bow is something different.  There is a connection to the past as well as a bit of a soothing aspect of doing something so ancient, yet so fun. Today I’ll explain the mental benefits of getting into archery and how you can pick up this hobby without breaking the bank.

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On Keeping Morale High

 

This past January, I took a new position at a very large company.  It is a high stress, very demanding job that I knew I could get through if I dealt with it and didn’t give up.  At times I was very irritable, tired, and generally wiped out.  Being a leader means keeping morale high when things are going crazy.  Today I’ll share my experience on how your behavior, mood, and demeanor affect those who look to you as a leader, and shine some light on what I did to get through the stressful times.

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5 Time Saving and Productivity Tips for Guys Running a Family

Lets cut to it, if you’re a married guy with kids, you’re going to have a busy life.  Between getting your kids to school, dealing with work, after school activities, birthday parties and all the other things you have to handle, things can get a little out of control it may seem.  Rather than letting it get to you, you have to come up with ways to override the time constraints you have.  Below are 5 that I use that help me stay on track.

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The Nine Noble Virtues of Fatherhood: Part 3

This is part 3 of the Nine Noble Virtues of Fatherhood.  See parts one and two before proceeding.

Having covered the first three noble virtues (Courage, Truth, and Discipline) in part one, and Honor, Loyalty, and Hospitality in part two, we conclude this series with the the last three virtues: Self-Reliance, Industriousness, and Perseverance.

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Anti-Dad Bod: Baseline

 

Last Monday, I started my Anti-Dad Bod journey.  This post will be a reference point and a baseline towards my commitment toward getting into the best shape of my life by my 30th birthday.  I have one week down now and I’m going to report my progress thus far.

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The Nine Noble Virtues of Fatherhood: Part 2

This is part two of a three part series. Please refer to part one before proceeding.

Having covered the first three noble virtues (Courage, Truth, and Discipline) in part one, today we’ll focus on the next three: Honor, Loyalty, and Hospitality. Continue reading “The Nine Noble Virtues of Fatherhood: Part 2”

A Family Carved of Stone

As the leader of the pack that is your family, your guidance, words and most importantly your actions will dictate what your family looks like and ascribes to.  You’re the horse, and the driver of the cart and your actions are what they will consider the norm.  When it comes to health and fitness, there is no exception to this rule. Continue reading “A Family Carved of Stone”