I decided to stop using the art of manliness community a while back..to focus on my work and a few other projects that I have been working on. I'm glad to be back..I've missed the community..there…Continue
"Since I live alone, I have to be self-motivated/disciplined. I prefer to tackle the tougher tasks first. When I'm working at home, I like to complete tasks using the Pomodoro technique. I set a timer for myself for 25 minutes (or another…"
"Thank you for reiterating those points. I've been considering what you've written on both occasions. I’ve heard of Allopurinol, but I’ve never taken it. What I have done in the past is taken Ibuprofen for it. I'm not fond…"
"I've decided to eat plant-based for about 80% of my meals in order to keep gout attacks at bay. I don't know if I'll ever be fully Vegan or Vegetarian. I was reading about which foods aid in keeping uric acid in the blood at a low…"
"I've always been cautious of anyone that throws up an adjective before man or woman. I've heard women say on countless occasions "I wish there were more good guys like you." They usually do this before dating another (in my mind)…"
YouVersion Bible - I prefer a physical bible to a digital one, but I use this in places where I want to be discrete about reading the bible.
Calm - Meditation is something that I do throughout the day. I haven’t really…"
"My grandpa's watch broke, so I decided to get rid of it. I also discovered after posting this that at my work it was a bit of a distraction as well. I was working as a substitute teacher, but now I work as a Special Ed Associate. I now work…"
"In the story of the Prodigal Son, I found it interesting that the oldest son complained when the fatted calf was slaughtered on the prodigal's return. Meat has been and is very expensive, so much in fact that this family only had it on…"
"I'm not fully Vegan or Vegetarian. A majority of my meals are plant-based (80%). I started to eat more fruits and veggies because I started getting gout attacks (painful arthritis in my feet). That was my body's way of telling me I…"
"I'm not fully Vegan/Vegetarian. I try to make a majority of my meals plant based because it is healthy to do so. When I first started down this road I chose to rent out Vegetarian/Vegan cookbooks from the library. I'm really fond of the…"
"I don't know how I first came across The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, but I really enjoy it. I read a few passages from it each morning before school. I went on to read Epictetus. I read The Art of Living - Epictetus a New…"
Yesterday I bought some Red Cedar Mulch for my front yard. I'm wondering if I can also use it in my vegetable garden. I've read (http://homeguides.sfgate.com/cedar-mulch-good-gardens-66364.html) that it can be toxic to use in a vegetable garden and also takes a while to break down. If I don't use this type of mulch, which type of mulch works best in a vegetable garden? ThanksSee More
"Currently my favorite song is: "Back on the Chain Gang" - Pretenders. I can usually find it playing on one of the radio stations. It has a proclivity of making an appearance in my life either when I've just gotten off work or have had…"
"His history is extremely one sided. He completely ignores the fact that 4.5 slave states remained in the Union, 4.5 left the Union only after the attack on Fort Sumter, the same economic warfare England had used on the American colonies the North…"
"I think the thing about when neo-confederates pull out the "ordinary soldier didn't fight for slavery" argument is that few, if any, ever cite actual soldiers' words in support of this argument. Surely there are CSA soldier…"
"You could be right. We just don't know what these folks were told when they were being recruited. Some may have been told, yes, this war is about slavery, but it's also about...Personally I think all this, is good for our country.…"
"Even if a monument "commemorates those that gave their lives", it is commemorating those that gave their lives in the service of a political regime whose primary goal was enslavement of blacks, regardless of how those individual soldiers…"
"I think the fact that he's taking his cues from those that are fighting, is a good sign. The timing, might be to distract from all of this. Trump needs a win with those of us that are just trying to figure out what the hell he's doing, and…"