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11 Important I’ve Lessons Learned in 34 Years

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How to Read a Book

I've struggled with reading and how to read and what to read for a long time...I feel angst when I'm reading a...

Don’t Chase; Ramble

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There are certain things that every man should be able to do. They’re baseline skills and characteristics that form either what it is to...

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Stoicism is a philosophy of power. Power over one's thoughts, actions, and the ability to understand what one actually has power over and what should be of no concern. It's at the foundation of a life lived well.

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"A weak man cannot be virtuous." Jordan Peterson. Without strength you cannot live the life you want to live, you cannot protect and provide. Physical strength is at the foundation of a strong life.

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It is a man's duty to be as successful as he can, and almost all of us will fall short in this lifelong pursuit, but that doesn't stop its pursuit. You ARE successful, you do not BECOME so.

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Over the past few months I've been thinking a lot but not enough, to be honest. I've been going, working, doing, living but there...

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