I find that most self-help books are a lot more gender-neutral and based on market-orientated skills, such as: how to be confident, charismatic, and eliminate stress. I've had some trouble finding…Continue
"If you haven't read East of Eden, you should. It may not fall into the character development category, but it will leave a mark on you in some way. You will identify with a character and gain perspective on life, family and generations. "
"I agree that To Kill a Mockingbird describes some manly virtues and particularly, the character of Atticus Finch offers much to be commended and perhaps emulated. I also think Plato's Republic, and other Socratic dialogues, as well as the…"
"Lies My Teacher Told Me; Everything your American history textbook got wrong By James W Loewen. Made me go back all the way to review all I took as fact. Found out about histology and the methodology for fact finding in a very…"
"Oddly enough, it's not a self-help book. It's a college literature textbook, Man and His Measure. A bit dated now, but a wonderful exposition of a lot of very good writing. Otherwise, you can't go wrong starting…"
"To kill a mockingbird- Atticus Finch is one of the greatest examples of manhood. I reread the book yearly, and attempt to practice some of his character traits.
The Bible- Being a strong Christian, this one is obvious and shouldn't require…"
"I've heard good things about "Wild at Heart", by Eldridge ... geared toward Christian Men. I haven't read it yet, though.
Financial Peace and The Total Money Makeover, both by Ramsey, completely upended how I…"
"Honestly, to me, when you start keeping count it becomes a chore. Reading is a thing of enjoyment rather than an assignment. But then again, that is just me, some like the challenge. My only suggestion is to keep to plenty of what you enjoy, throw…"
It's that time of year again! All the people start planning their New Year's resolutions. While listening to all the people talk about eating a healthier diet and going to the gym more, I started thinking of a different path. This past year my urge to read more and more has begun to grow and consume me until all it seems that I do is read. This year I pretty effortlessly read about 22 books during free time, and mostly easy read novels simply for entertainment. I did some research into the…See More
""I've whipped up this nasty little soirée... sex, drugs, rock-n-roll... chips, dips, chains, whips... You know, your basic high school orgy type of thing. I mean, uh, I'm not talking witchcraft or wax on the nipples, just a…"
"The definition is something like "evening party with conversation or music," which sounds nice, but if it's in the US and has a French name, I expect French snacks. And not just crudités, either: I want Brie and…"
"Well (and I believe myself both secure and experienced), unless the event was entitled a "soiree" (I do believe that's the first time I've ever typed that word) in a tongue in cheek fashion I'd be likely to pass.