When I took on the challenge of writing a series of posts which would span the entire month of March, I was doing so to get myself out of an inconsistent writing funk. I had no idea that taking on that personal challenge (which I failed) would forever alter the path this blog was on. … Continue reading TFA & 31DtM
How long it takes for you to unplug is directly related to how long it takes for you to accept reality for what it is, whether you've fully committed to the process, and how long it takes you to understand that nothing will be given, all must be earned. Reality The reality of the situation is that you've … Continue reading Flip the Switch
Gentlemen, once you’ve recognized the need to destroy The Void in your heart and eradicate the The Shame from your mind by reaching out to your brethren you can then experience something which has eluded your grasp for too long, a sense of pride. Masculinity has been under attack for so long that most men now default … Continue reading The Pride
This is my second Christmas writing on TFA. (Here's a link to last year's Christmas post) I’m a huge fan of the Christmas season. I know it’s commercialized as shit, but there’s something about the music, the cold, the snow, the food, the parties. Especially Christmas day, I love seeing my kids eyes light up … Continue reading Xmas & NYE
When I was 5 years old my mother committed suicide. This left my father to raise me and my 3 year old twin brother/sister on his own. My dad was a Navy man; always in and out then deploying. He needed a caretaker so we went to live with my grandmother. She was a strict woman … Continue reading Negative Visualizations
Nick Kelly recently released a Podcast [Listen Here]. In the Podcast he answers the question as to whether he’ll get married or into an LTR and have kids. He says(paraphrased), “no, not now – possibly not ever.” He then goes on to discuss how he puts work before all else and all of the married … Continue reading The Burden of Family
This post is about giving something to your ‘self’ this holiday season. This something isn’t of material value; it goes way beyond a new Jeep, gun, or tool. What I want you to give yourself this holiday season is the Gift of Independence. I want you to shift your perspective on life to the point … Continue reading Give your ‘self’ a gift.