Tag Archives: body

Don’t Be Afraid to Express Your Manhood in Your Own Way

Being a man can come with a lot of expectations. At some point, all men struggle under the burden of the macho masculine stereotype of the tough, cocky-confident, hypercompetitive guy. We are sold on striving to be the tall, dark, and handsome Romeo who can sweep any woman off their feet. But that image is […]
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Let’s Get Physical: Don’t Forget the Body in the Mind/Body Connection

We all experience physical challenges in our life, whether planned or unplanned. Some people test themselves by running a marathon or climbing a mountain. Some struggle with controlling their weight. Others are afflicted with bodily conditions for which they didn’t ask, in the case of diseases like cancer. No matter what physical challenges present themselves, […]
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Do Not Go Gentle: How to Age Like a Hero

Dylan Thomas, in his famous poem, urges all of us to “rage against the dying of the light” when it comes to aging and death. Maybe rage is a bit much, but I agree we should not “go gentle” into the “good night” of old age. As Amanda Bennett said in her TED talk, we […]
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How to Avoid Some Pain While You Gain

The old workout maxim says “no pain, no gain.” But let’s be real: as much as possible, you want to avoid pain before, during, and after exercise. What’s the use of working out to get into “hero shape” if you’re putting yourself through unnecessary agony? We all know regular exercise is vital to not only […]
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You at a Glance: A Quick Health Reality Check

Time to take a step back and evaluate our health again, folks! You thought I forgot to bug you about this, didn’t you? I know you get distracted by the input bombardment of the modern age. Consider this a reminder that you need your regular check-up! We live in a world that’s hyper-focused on looking […]
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Small Changes at Work Can Pay Off Big Time

Yep, I’m going to talk about small wins again. Remember why resolutions don’t last? Because they usually involve you biting off a bigger goal than you can chew. Focusing too much on a huge long-term goal, rather than on smaller short-term goals, is one of the most common reasons for quitting on lifestyle changes. That […]
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How (and Why) to Take Charge of Your Health

There comes a time in every man’s life when he has to decide whether or not he actually wants to take control of himself. Maybe you’ve already had that moment. Maybe some kind of crisis pushed you out of your complacency. Or maybe you’re still waiting for the universe to reach down a big cosmic […]
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