February 2011

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5 Items That Snap You Out of Your Morning Routine [Win an Amazon Kindle]

by Brett & Kate McKay

A solid morning routine can help a man start the day off right. But many men don’t really put much thought into what goes into their routine and instead rush around the house like a chicken with its head cut off. Here are five items to help snap you out of your crummy morning routine.

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Unleash the Power of the Nap

by Brett & Kate McKay

I’ve detailed elsewhere how hard I worked in law school. But there was another secret to my success that I haven’t mentioned yet: the nap. In law school, I rented a carrel where I kept my books and studied in-between classes. I started learning about the benefits of napping and wanted to incorporate the nap […]

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Manvotional: Seneca on Dealing with Groundless Fears

by Brett & Kate McKay

The Roman Stoic philosopher Seneca wrote his friend Lucilius letters in which he espoused the tenets of a life aligned with Stoic ideals. These letters were compiled in Epistulae morales ad Lucilium (Moral Letters to Lucilius). In this letter, Seneca explores the way in which a man should deal with groundless fears. I know that […]

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How to Shovel Snow Like a Man

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Simon Grey. Those of you in the perennially freezing parts of the US will know this information as well as the back of your hand, but I thought this would be a fun primer for those who got surprisingly dumped upon by this week’s big storm. Tulsa […]

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Lessons in Manliness from Atticus Finch

by Brett & Kate McKay

When it comes to manly characters in literature, my thoughts always return to one man: Atticus Finch. Perhaps this character from To Kill a Mockingbird seems like an unusual choice. A gentleman in a three piece suit. A widower of two kids, Jem and Scout. A man who was quiet instead of brash. Polite instead […]

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