Don’t audit life. Show up and make the most of it now.

When someone "audits" a college course, they aren't taking it for any credit. They are essentially sitting in, and taking in the instruction. Maybe it's for fun. Maybe they are doing it because the subject matter intrigues them. But they don't have too much at stake. It's like a practice run. Some people approach life this way. They act as though the outcome doesn't matter - … [Read more...]

How to be a good man.

Here are some ways in which you can be a good man. These are in no particular order. But they all go along with what I say in other posts in this site. These are all part of improving ourselves, setting a good example, living a full life, and being the men we can and should be. Don't judge situations or people ignorantly or harshly. Have mercy on those who have … [Read more...]

Do what is right, not what is easy.

I reading this older post about terrorism, I caught site of one of the quotes in the article. It says "Do what is right, not what is easy.". That, men, is an alpha philosophy. It's the philosophy of a real man. It's the attitude of a determined mind. We should always strive to do what is right. Sometimes, the right thing might be "easy". There are moments when it will take … [Read more...]

Live your life without regrets.

One of your goals - or better yet, mindsets - should be that you will live and die with no regrets. You do not want to reach the end of your life asking yourself, "What would have happened if I dared to _________?". The men who accomplish things, who live a full life, and who are remembered are the ones who dared to do something. Adopt Jeff Bezos' "regret minimalization … [Read more...]

What to say when a woman asks “How old are you?”

Some advice I found on a PUA blog regarding the question of what to say when a woman asks your age. Obviously this is not a problem if you're young (say, under 30) and the woman is in your age range. But what if you're 38 and she's 24? In a case like that, the question needs a better-than-conventional answer. The more pronounced the age difference, the better your answer should … [Read more...]