Be Your Own Man

Do you guys know that couple that are always doing something together?  You rarely ever see them apart and they tend to engage in all the same activities together.  Last weekend I witnessed a couple like this.  The guy a legit hard working guy and his fiance a good mom, but they have a flaw; they feel the need to spend every free second together.  This is commonplace for many married couples I see, and in my opinion, it leads to a boring, miserable existence.  Today I’ll go over why this is toxic to you, your wife, and your relationship and what you can do about it.

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A Slight Change of Focus

Aikido, like all martial arts, devotes a lot of time to focus on the individual.  However, unlike most martial arts, whose sole focus is on the physical, Aikido spends much more time on the mental and spiritual aspects.  Whether or not you believe in chi, life forces, etc, softer styles like Aikido offer a unique perspective not just on the individual, but to your entire life.

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3 More Activities Every Boy Should Engage In

Today we’re going to add onto the activities that every boy should engage in.  This time however, we’re going to focus on activities that are more mental than physical.

These activities are great for boys for a variety of reasons including being able to practice them regardless of the season or weather and they will help round out your son’s development.  After all, what good is a strong body without a strong mind? Continue reading “3 More Activities Every Boy Should Engage In”

13 Daily Virtues: Resolution, Frugality, and Moderation

This is part two of a multi-part series which discusses a method Ben Franklin used to develop his character as a man.  Last week, I covered the first two.  Today we’ll go over the next three: Resolution, Frugality, Moderation.   Franklin provided a quick explanation that I’ll provide as well as my own interpretation, as well as how to employ these virtues in your life, and how it relates to red pill theory as a whole.

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