"Actually, AoM usually has a few teams that participate. It *is* a very good charity.
I've no great desire to shave off my beard, but maybe some styling? I could shave down to a traditional goatee, and then let the mustache…"
I know shaving goes against all that is beardly, but it is a pretty good cause.I decided to commit to it this year but my wife has never seen my chin and so made the stipulation that I have to raise $500 before shaving. I'm even willing to act as sacrificial lamb goat (because they have beards) so as to preserve the many fine beards found here.Go to www.Movember.com if you haven't heard of it and want more info, and …See More
This group is for all AoM readers who have an association with the armed forces, be it past, present, or future. If you served in a branch of the military yourself, please tell us about your experiences and what the military has meant for your life.See More
Discussions on science, pseudoscience, education, and general skepticism.May contain discussions on religion, cynicism, and other fragile topics. Not prepared on machinery used to process nuts.See More
"Check out the book, "Feeling Good" by David Burns, MD. Easy read, helpful strategies to help you break out of a funk or manage (if it is deeper) depression. Has helped me a lot. Start with this checklist / questionnaire to…"
"One of the things I've noticed about myself is that I'm so introverted I quite literally can't tell when I'm slipping from quiet contemplation into depressed rumination. It happens so gradually I don't know where that line…"
After reading up on examples of depression, I think I have it. Actually I know I have it. Some short points:-20 years old, not currently in school.-Addicted to junk foods, mainly greasy cheeseburgers-Gained a bunch of weight (6'1 230)-Rarely talk to people anymore except close friends-When not working, I isolate myself in my room and just surf the web-Everything is black and white, I don't have any hobbies, I don't get enjoyment out of anythingThose are just some of the minor things. I don't…See More