This week finals start for me in law school. I’ll be cranking away for the next few days filling my mind with law and preparing myself for grueling three to four hour exams. I’ll be done with finals next Thursday, which means I’ll have more time to dedicate to writing on AoM. I can’t wait.
I also wanted to remind everyone about the first edition of the Manival that’s coming up this Tuesday. If you have a blog and have a post that would be of interest to men, please submit it . So far I’ve received about 13 great submisions. Deadline to submit is Monday, April 28 at 4PM.
Finally, if you haven’t already, make sure to stop by and register  in the brand new Art of Manliness Forums . It’s only up been up for a few days now and we already over 190 users providing some great discussion.
Now for some links:
5 Ways Productivity Can Turn You Into a Real Nutjob  (@ the growing life ) I’m all for being productive, but it’s easy to get carried away it and turn yourself into a complete schmuck. Clay discusses five types of productivity d-bags. My favorite: Mr. Hyper Motivated Renaissance Man.
Shirts For Work  (@ newly corporate ) Newly Corporate blog has a series going on about dressing for work. They have an informative post about what you need to know when it comes to business casual shirts.
How to De-ruttify Yourself  (@ ramoney ) Every now and then we all get in ruts. Most of the time they work their way out of your system. Sometimes, however, you have to be proactive about it and get yourself out of the rut. I wrote about this same topic a while back ago in Shift Yourself Out of Neutral .
The Seven Deadly Sins of Relationship . (@ zen habits ) Relationships take work. Leo at Zen Habits reminds of seven things we should avoid doing in a relationship if we want the relationship to be happy and successful.