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Art of Manliness

By Brett McKay

Stuff Won’t Fill the Hole in Your Life

It’s a weird connection on the surface. The more time I spend reading, the fewer books I buy or even think about buying. The more time I spend actually playing games, the fewer games I buy or even think about buying. This phenomenon repeats itself over and over again.

Don’t Get Your Identity Stolen – Here’s How

Identity theft is one of those things that no one sees coming. You always hear about it happening to someone else, so you never consider taking preventative steps to prevent it from happening to you.

Making a Pax Room in the Living Room

Hello Everybody! I am very excited to share with this community and everybody what I have done in my little apartment in hopes to help others who may have the same problem that I had. Before I get started, a brief introduction about myself… I am a young father (32) of 2 lovely kids (4 and 1 years old) and hopefully, if everything goes well, the third one will be born in less than 8 weeks.

The first ever Desire Map WORKSHOPS are rolling out! LA. Seattle. Vancouver. The Bay Area. Victoria BC.

THE DESIRE MAP WORKSHOP LEVEL 1. A course for discovering your core desired feelings. It’s happening! A live, guided COURSE.

Ask the Readers: Are you involved in community disaster planning?

This article is by editor Linda Vergon. This week, Phoenix, Arizona, had extreme flooding and, before that, Napa, California, experienced a 6.0-magnitude earthquake.

How Kissing an Alligator Can Save Your Life

Three years ago, I became a certified alligator wrestler.  Why?

A Primer on Hunting With Dogs

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Jake Hall. Hunting season is nigh upon us, and you may be thinking about getting a dog to aid in your pursuits.

Outfitted & Equipped: Bike Commute

  This post is brought to you by Victorinox. Learn more about the forged to resist I.N.O.X watch.  Editor’s note: For curating this gallery, we reached out to Huckberry because a fair number of those guys commute to work.

Cycling the Greatest Possible Distance Over 7 Days

James Golding sets out to break a world record of cycling 1748 miles in 7 days:   “If you start thinking about fear, you become trapped by it. To get prepared for a challenge of this magnitude is not a short process. It’s something I’ve been building on for a long time.” Sometimes to bounce forward, you have to take a step back. Live to ride again! ###

Video: For Habits, the Strategy of Abstaining, or, How To Be Free From French Fries.

I’m doing a video series in which I discuss the various strategies that we can use for habit-formation. Habits are the invisible architecture of everyday life, and a significant element of happiness. If we have habits that work for us, we’re much more likely to be happy, healthy, productive, and creative.

Contemporary TV unit – Improvising with LACK!

There are many post & hacks that were done with LACK series of products from Ikea. Well, here is my version of it. Need brings ideas!!

Creating a retro modern office

Here’s what I did: Covered plywood sheet with batting and SOFIA fabric to make window bench seat with stenciled MERETE curtains PRÖJS desk pad over stenciled poster board secured with spray glue Spray painted LERBERG trestle table legs with LINNMON table top Expedit tall and short combined with KASSETT magazine files and boxes.

The clutter we rarely notice

Our homes and offices can have everything in place and still be cluttered because some of those well organized things are actually things we could do without.

How to Stop Making Excuses for Bad Financial Choices

Each year, I go to Gencon, a tabletop gaming convention in Indianapolis held every August.

How to Let Go of Little Things

Ah, the little things. Your husband loses his keys for the 37th time. A driver cuts you off. A nasty neighbor complains about your disruptive children. A restaurant serves you the wrong entree. And it’s cold. Things happen. Things that make us angry, upset and annoyed. Things we wish we could shake but can’t because it’s our nature to hang onto them. So we stew on them.