Entries by Chad

Try This 1 Thing to Defeat Depression

Try not to become a man of success, but rather a man of value. ~ Albert Einstein I was listening to a podcast the other day, the Jocko Podcast. It’s run by former Navy SEAL Commander, Jocko Willink. His guest was former Canadian sniper, Jody Mitic. Jody, for those who don’t know, lost both legs […]

The Ultimate Guide to Setting Life-Changing Goals

There’s a pull that I can’t shake. I’m sitting at my dinner table writing while Teddy lounges at the base of the bay window that’s only a few feet from me and looks out onto my porch and then onto the cul-de-sac that I’m near the entrance of. I’m in a house that I love, […]

7 Simple Steps to Faster Muscle Growth

There are two ways to build muscle: the long and hard way and the longer and harder way. Despite what your favorite fitness model may have said in his latest YouTube video, there are no secrets and there are certainly no shortcuts. There are, however, some simple steps you can take to ensure you’re on […]

Man Up! Episode #17: How to Deal With Depression Like Theodore Roosevelt

Black care rarely lists behind the rider whose pace is fast enough. ~ Theodore RooseveltDepression, feeling down, melancholy, despair, defeat, and sorrow. Their grasp is vicelike. Sometimes it seems as though we can’t break it, but as Theodore Roosevelt has showed over and over again in his life, we can run through it. It’s an enemy that can […]

Dare Greatly or Die A Regretful Coward

DARE, PLEASE If you spend your whole life worrying about what might happen. Nothing ever will. Fear gripped me and it wouldn’t let me go. (Read This: Embrace Your Fears) Fear, for me, has always been about the prospect of something happening, which is what fear is. It’s never wholly set in reality. Always guided in […]

How to Deal With Sorrow Like Theodore Roosevelt

“The light has gone from my life.” ~ TR Theodore Roosevelt is a famous figure for what he did and said, but also for what he endured and how he endured it. In his twenties as a man on the rise in New York’s political system, Roosevelt’s young wife and his still vibrant mother (only […]


“I just don’t have the time…” “They can do it because they don’t have children.” “I’d love to start my own business but I’m already working 50 hours per week.” These, my friend, are all bullshit excuses that you give yourself for not taking action. In a world where social media and meetings take up […]


I live in a bubble. Many years ago I read a book that explained the notion of a person being a collection of the 5 people you hang out with the most. What I realized is that from a young age I’ve gravitated toward other humans who have like interests, be it sports and competition, […]

The 1 Thing You Can Do To Boost Testosterone

What’s your one thing? HIGH ESTROGEN LEVELS High Body Fat Cut your fat levels down! Check this out for both diet and training: www.fixyourfatlosshormones.com Estrogens Remove soy and flax from your diet No plastics Limit or reduce beer intake HIGH CORTISOL LEVELS Stress Books Thoughts of a Philosophical Fighter Pilot  Man’s Search for Meaning  Sleep […]