Author Archives: Axel Page

My name is Axel Page and I'm the originator of Shameless Pride.If you like what you see, be sure to check out my other content and sign up for my newsletter. Also, connect with me on social media below!

How to Travel with Purpose

How to Travel with Purpose

In a few days time, I will be embarking on a ten day excursion to Italy. Growing up, traveling to Europe seemed like a dream, something out of reach financially.  As I grew older, I came to realize that Europe is quite cheap, as long as you know how to go about planning a trip. Now 29, I understand the ... Read More »

8 Reasons You Fail with Women (and How to Improve)

8 Reasons You Fail with Women (and How to Improve)

Understanding women, especially their psychological tendencies and biological wants and needs, is crucial to any man’s development of seduction. Men have a fundamentally flawed view of women, specifically, how to court them and how to keep them around. Such a weakness leads to anxiety and frustration, but also to the ever-widening gap between what women want and what men are providing them. This ... Read More »

How to Not Waste Life (Wisdom from Socrates)

How to Not Waste Life (Wisdom from Socrates)

Unbeknownst to many, the words of historical luminaries contain vast wisdom and relevancy. If you have an emotion, experience, thought or wonder – it has most likely been written about extensively. It’s up to us to seek out relevant knowledge and apply it to our own lives. I recently finished the book, “The Memorable Thoughts of Socrates” by Xenophon ($1). ... Read More »

Avoiding Eternal Despair: Missed Opportunities

Avoiding Eternal Dispair: Missed Opportunities

As you get older, you think about what could have been. If complacent early in life, missed opportunities will eat away at you. In our youth, we have the time and freedom to explore, grow, and learn. As we age, however, societal burdens and pressures increase, leaving less time (and opportunity) to change our current situation. This is not to ... Read More »

Hacking Happiness (The Rise of Human Expectations)

How do you define happiness? The results are all over the place. Nobody seems to agree on one overwhelming reason that leads to more happiness. Is it the accumulation of wealth? Close family ties? What about human biology; does that play a role? Is it a combination of factors? Let’s find out. What Have We Done? In the book Sapiens: ... Read More »

Get Unstuck: The Death Ground Strategy

Get Unstuck: The Death Ground Strategy

Your life is too comfortable. But you already knew that. The potential is there, but it hasn’t been realized. Maybe you suffer from brain rot. Maybe you’re easily distracted and can’t focus. Whatever your issues, there is an easy fix. You must enable death ground. Death ground is a strategy of warfare. It’s a reaction towards the threat of annihilation. In ... Read More »

8 Mental Mantras to Break Free of Inaction and Induce Massive Success

8 Mental Mantras to Break Free of Inaction and Induce Massive Success

To achieve self-mastery, you must develop and enforce several mental mantras. This ensures you are in a state of positivity when you go about your creative process. You must win in the mind before all else. The big picture, and how you will get there, needs to be your singular focus. Never slack on your preparation. I recently finished the ... Read More »

Inaction vs. Action: The David vs. Goliath Battle to Keep You Stagnant

Inaction vs. Action: The David vs. Goliath Battle to Keep You Stagnant

Time moves fast, especially when you spend your days doing things that don’t make you happy. You dwell on the past; wishing, hoping, praying for a way to “go back,” back to when life was easier and less chaotic. Imagine if you got started 5 years ago instead of waiting? “If only I had pursued my passion back in the ... Read More »

4 Side Hustle Metrics Mandatory for Success

4 Side Hustle Metrics Mandatory for Success

My assumption is that all of you are working diligently towards a side hustle (or two). If so, this article is for you. Currently, the near majority of my income comes from my employer. My goal over the better part of the past six months has been to diversify my income stream. I started this blog two years ago as ... Read More »

How to Destroy Time Wasting Activities

Avoiding Time Wasting Activities

Over the past few months, my focus has been on ruthless self-discipline. I’ve written about this extensively on the site. It’s important to me, and it should be to you as well. After all, we live and we die. Life moves quickly, a realization I’ve made just recently. Before we know it, our best years are behind us. We wake ... Read More »