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!

Don’t be Boring: The Power of Bold Moves

The Power of Bold Moves

Reading Time: 6 minutesLife passes by at a frantic pace. Wait too long, and you’ll be looking back in disgust at a life filled with routine and an overbearing focus on trivial, fleeting matters. This is the norm for most, as it’s never been easy to live a comfortable life long on distractions and short on achievement. This is the core premise of ... Read More »

Fulfillment is Key: Finding Balance in a Hectic World

Fulfillment is Key

Reading Time: 5 minutesWhat if I told there was a simple life hack that would improve your hunger and passion? A daily task so easy, that it almost seems like fool’s gold. This life hack will not only help you stay focused and appreciative, but will also help feed your fulfillment and feelings of worth. This life hack is simple; it’s called gratitude. I’ve ... Read More »

How to Appreciate the Shortness of Life

How to Appreciate the Shortness of Life

Reading Time: 7 minutesLife is short. As men (women live a bit longer), we have about 27,922 days of life. Total. 670,140 hours. If we deduct the 8 hours we sleep per day, and we are left with 446,752 hours.  Chances are that some, not all, of you are also working a minimum of 40 hours a week. Maybe you are doing something ... Read More »

A Thank You & 2016 Update

Thank You

Reading Time: 2 minutesAs you read this, I’m in the midst of a 10 day trip through Italy. I touched on this trip in my last post (and the meaning of travel), and I’m using it as an opportunity to unplug, reflect, and embrace life. History is one of my passions – so I’m sure to be indulging in that as well. Looking ... Read More »

How to Travel with Purpose

How to Travel with Purpose

Reading Time: 6 minutesIn 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)

Reading Time: 13 minutesUnderstanding 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)

Reading Time: 7 minutesUnbeknownst 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

Reading Time: 7 minutesAs 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)

Reading Time: 7 minutesHow 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

Reading Time: 8 minutesYour 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 »