Avoiding the Road to Nowhere

The goal is simple. It is to avoid the road to nowhere. “The human race is a monotonous affair. Most people spend the greatest part of their time working in order to live, and what little freedom remains so fills them with fear that they seek out any and every means to be rid of it.” ― Johann Wolfgang von …

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The Downfalls of Escapism

Escapism: The tendency to seek distraction and relief from unpleasant realities, especially by seeking entertainment or engaging in fantasy. Today’s world bombards us with unlimited forms of escapism. As technology continues to advance, so does the ways in which we can “get away” from our lives. Television, movies, video games, e-mails and smart phones are just a few of the ways people …

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25 Badass Workout Quotes

After a long day at work, working out is the last thing you want to do…. Next time you are feeling tired or lazy and do not want to go exercise – read some of my favorite workout quotes below to fire you up!! “Everyone has the ability to accomplish unique feats, everyone. You choose this. Become someone great in one …

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Badass Alpha Male Characters: Sports Edition

Building on PART I of the series (male movie characters) and Part II (male TV characters) – Below I’ve focused on alpha male athletes. Not only lauded by fans for their athletic achievements, but most were also revered as sex symbols of their respective era’s. Why is that? Aside from being universally known and popular, note the below characteristics that these men …

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Theodore Roosevelt: Masculine Icon

Welcome to the first installment of “The Alpha Men Series”. Periodically, I will be profiling a man of history; who he was, what he accomplished, and how his story can motivate us today. Men who are the ultimate definition of alpha males. In today’s society, history is basically neglected. Children grow into adults with a complete lack of understanding or …

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The Anatomy of Success – 5 Qualities That Should Define You

Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected. -Steve Jobs What separates successful people from the rest of society? Is it strictly intelligence? Does upbringing play a huge role? Is it education and “knowing somebody”? My personal belief is that success is a pure function of how “hungry” you are. It is a …

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Why Uncertainty is a Good Thing

Most people live a fear-based existence, constantly worrying about the uncertainty of the future. Thoughts around death, lack of money and family consume the average person. Everyone is obsessed with positive outcomes. Society is obsessed with uncertainty and the result is anxiety, unhappiness, and a fear of the unknown. The only certainty is that the future is an unscripted journey …

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Stop Envying Others & Start Worrying About Yourself

Envying others is one of the most common human emotions and it transcends the globe to include every culture on the planet. Envy is resentment aroused by someone’s possessions, qualities, or luck. Most of us are envious because we feel the need to quench an addicting, egocentric urge to feel equal to or superior to those around us. Nobody likes …

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The End Meets Closure: Moving on from a Long Term Relationship

Most of us have been there before. Feelings of torment, self-pity, and emotional pain when a long term relationship (LTR) ends. Regardless if you are the one who walks away, or vice versa – those types of negative feelings are common and uncontrollable. What is controllable however, is how quickly you embrace closure – bouncing back to take charge of …

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15 Badass Alpha Male Characters: TV Edition

Building on PART I of the series, which documents some of the best alpha male movie character – Below I’ve focused on characters from television shows. Focus on the below items when watching these clips. All come off as carefree, and ooze of confidence. Enjoy. Keep note of the following: Language (pace, words) Demeanor (assertiveness, dominance, calmness) Body language (slow …

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