"I suggest working out, working with tools, hiking, reading manly things (I like sports books and biographys), collecting something nostalgic (pocket knives for me), watching sports, being with family, helping with chores to give some relief, and…"
"In no particular order:
- Getting up early
- Cold Showers
- Touching gloves with a guy immediately before a sparring session
- Touching gloves with (and almost tearfully hugging) a guy immediately after a sparring session
- Having fixed…"
"Doing anything for my Fiancee that makes me feel like I'm providing for her. Buying her engagement ring, and furniture for our new house gives me that bread winner feeling that's really important to me. "
"Incidentally, you mentioned "very depressed." If that is the case, you do need to see a professional.
Remember: depression is a complex medical condition which affects multiple systems and processes. ONE symptom of depression is that it…"
"A) There is no "foolproof" way. Humans are all individuals, and we all have different motivators. Therefore, none of us can present you with a foolproof way.
B) Ask yourself: "Who is an expert in tweaking personality traits?"…"
"Re: "school kills...creativity:"
After one has mastered the task at hand, the student can be as creative with the skill as possible. But, while learning the task, it is a necessary fact that the learning be very controlled (appearing less…"
The older I get the less time I want to be around / spend time with / listen to / talk with / argue with / Fs and Is. Any more I give them a courtesy listen then move on. This includes guys at work and even some former friends. I guess I just don't care that much anymore. Yes, I have a wide variety of friends. I just feel I want my life to be a little more contented. BTW It seems like it is almost always men. Life is not always hard but it can often be difficult.See More
"I feel like school kills most of any sort of creativity, even in those classes, and I only did the bare minimum to pass. I did okay in those classes, but wasn't particularly interested in them due to the structure. But my opinion is that modern…"