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.
The winner of last week’s Huckberry giveaway was LaTanya from Summerville, SC. She chose the Cambridge boots from Boston Boot Co.
Eric Greitens is a Rhodes Scholar that started out his career as a humanitarian aid worker but then became a Navy SEAL.
The interesting thing about shyness is that you can have it in uneven forms. That is, you might be completely comfortable talking in front of hundreds of people, but feel anxious talking to someone one-on-one.
Hobbies aren’t just something that a man should do when he’s bored and doesn’t have anything else on the task list; they should be an integral part of how he spends his time.
When I lived in Tijuana, Mexico fending off “roñosos” (mangy) stray dogs was a daily battle. Most of the time they were all bark and no bite.