As most of you may have noticed by now, I like to relate my articles to things I actually do or think about in my real life. On Monday, I came down with a nasty stomach virus that forced me to leave work early. I felt like shit, went home, and got some rest. When I woke up I got to thinking about how being the type of guy I am, who handles a ton of shit on his plate daily, I can’t afford much downtime, but I’m also not a machine either. Today I’ll cover my insights on why downtime is necessary, and how you can use it to your advantage.
Whether you’re about about to make that last rep, about to get that last mile in, or 20 minutes out from completing a project, there seems to be this voice telling you that “this is too hard” and “just give up.” I’ve worked to ignore this voice and push myself harder than I ever could by grinding on and keeping things moving. To me, that is the key to overcoming your own self doubt and unreal limitations.
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.
“If you will live like no one else, later you can live like no one else.”
Many of you in the Red-Pill community are probably familiar with the term Monk Mode, withdrawing from most social interactions and recreational pastimes in order to focus on completing a specific goal. Many men have utilized this method in order to skyrocket their productivity for short bursts of time, typically anywhere from a week to a month at a time. Continue reading “Married Monk Mode”