Rugged and refined.
What every man needs to know about living life on his own terms.
So you’ve finally made it: At long last you’re a grizzled veteran of adulthood, and there’s nothing that this universe can throw at you that you haven’t already beaten. Not unless you’re ... [more]
Our most important article ever – with insight from a 9/11 survivor, fire battalion chief, and crisis psychologist.
Every month Primer is recognizing a different individual for their accomplishments, cultural significance, and general awesomeness. This month: Ernest Henry Shackleton.
If you have two seconds to spare, we'd like to show you something. It's the rest of your life, plotted out week-by-week until you're dead.
You have to have something before you can give it away.
Deciphering modern romance.
When our self-worth is centered entirely on succeeding, we become paralyzed by the possibility of failure. To ever really succeed, we have to learn to see "attempting" as the true success.
If you don't control your mind, you are a victim of it. Meditation has endured over thousands of years, with no shortage of scientific studies confirming its effectiveness.
When life hits the fan, what will you stand for?
As it turns out, philosophy is a lot more useful when you’re out in the real world rather than in a classroom.
Sometimes you have to be willing to take a punch.
If your 33 year old self could warn your 23 year old self about the tough mistakes made in that decade, what would he say?
How is it that our best friends are the ones we speak to the least?
Be the best you can be.
They just don't make movie heroes like they did in the '80s.
What do you stand for?
Surprisingly, those closest to you are the ones you shouldn't share your political views with...at least over the holidays.
Focus on being happy, just for today. Then do it again tomorrow.
Are you the best man you can be?
Sometimes the harshest punishment is compassion.
Many guys don't think they can be an "alpha male" because they're not arrogant jerks. There is another way.