"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. "
- Growing a beard. I've had plenty of stubbles and a couple short beards before, but I'm currently growing my first "serious" beard. I used to just let it grow on its own and shave it all off when I felt like it…"
"Hiking, shooting, fishing, hunting, camping, lifting weights and exercise in general, karate practice, starting a fire, intimacy with my wife, taking my boys out for an excursion, being protective of my daughter, working on projects for the Church,…"
"haha, maybe I made too big a deal of it.
I always had all the provisions I needed to last me for a while, and if you are off trail but you know 10 miles to the north there is a trail running east-west, then if you head north eventually you must…"
"Anathema, Aeon Zen, Animals As Leaders, Ayreon, Between The Buried And Me, Canvas Solaris, Cea Sarin, Circus Maximus, The Contortionist, Cynic, DGM, Disillusion, Disperse, The Flower Kings, Fountainhead, Ne Obliviscaris, The Ocean, Riverside,…"