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Find your spot outdoors

Finding Your Spot Outdoors

As I have mentioned several times I like the outdoors. There are mental and physical benefits of sending just half a day outside. If you are having a problem you will hear me say get outdoors. Take a break and step outside for a short while. Though you may hear of horrible things outside like pollution, and dive-bombing birds there is more to gain than to lose when you venture out on the bright side …

Here is the recipe for my favorite tater-tot casserole

The Ultimate Tater Tot Casserole

We all like comfort food. We have that one meal that just reminds you of home. For me, that is a classic southern dish called Tator Tot Casserole. The dish is a meal in itself. So you don’t have to add green beans or corn. The origins of this meal are unknown to me but I sure did like it when Vicki made it. Then when I was married, my wife added some small but needed flavors that …

plan out a trip to the outdoors

How to Plan for a Family Camping trip

Ok, that’s it, you’re going to take the family camping. You have decided it is time. Summers here, the kids are out of school, the little lady looks like she could use some sun. So you’re getting out into the woods. So what now? You have been camping for 20 years how do you make plans when you want to go camping? Making plans is like any other project or goal. Each project has smaller …

review for the handheld /tripod from the make XIT model Xt6tr

Review: Xit XT6TR

It is time to start getting some reviews flowing for the Relaxed Male. The First review I want to do is for the Tripod I use for my walk and Talks. That is the Xit XT6TR. This is a camera tripod that pulls double duty. because it transforms into a pistol grip for your camera. Now the Versatility is low. and that is because you can only do two things and you can do them …

There are several different types of camping. What types best fit you?

The different types of camping

As I continue to reacquaint myself with camping I am learning more than I ever thought possible about the recreational activity that is known as camping. And I am realizing that people love their labels. At one time there was camping. If you had a Recreational vehicle you could go RVing. Now Camping has all sorts of off shoots. This is what I would like to talk about this week. What types of camping are …

campfire ghost stories

3 Campfire Stories

One thing that is almost tradition for a campfire is talking. Sharing tall tales and adventures. Maybe those stories are adventures or funny anecdotes that you had. or you remember sitting but the fire trying to figure out why the smoke is following you. All while you listened to majestic tales of crazy adventures your uncle had when he was younger. The sharing of these stories slowly dwindle down to the fun ghost story. We …

What equipment is a person needing to have when camping?

What Equipment is needed for camping?

You are wanting to start camping. Same here! I miss the fun and relaxations that you encounter when you go camping. Then smell of the campfire. The pitching of the tent the casting of a line into the river. So much about camping that is fun exciting and relaxing. That is what being a relaxed male is about. Finding that inner peace about you. Many men find it in the wide-open world of camping. As …

My graduation speech

If I Could Give a Graduation Speech

Congratulations senior you made it. This day was 12 years in the making. The beginning of the beginning From the time your mom shed a tear because you were excited about kindergarten. To right now you have experienced a lot of firsts. Your first ”A” and the pride you felt by making your parents cheer. To the disappointment, you saw in their eyes when you brought in your first F. You learned a lot about …

The camping experience can help men to relax and unwind

The Camping Experiance

I have been getting back into camping and the camping spirit. I have loved camping my whole life from my best friends and I sleeping under the stars out in the cow pasture to camping over at Turner Falls. The majority of my camping was done when I was younger. I miss it. I miss it fiercely. There are reasons that I like camping. It isn’t the need to donate blood to the mosquito and …

Relaxed males list of the top 5 Television dads

The Five Best TV Dads

Lots of people like to use the Television as the babysitter. There was a time that television even told stories. Those stories often had a dad or father figure in the series. These men would often at some point of the show add guidance and direction to the family members. Dads on television were often a reflection of how society viewed men and fathers in general. Here is a list of 5 dads that showed …

4 Self Coaching Tools for MenStart changing your mindset.

We have worry and concerns. Then pile on the anxiety and fear that you have made the wrong choice in our life. What are you supposed to do?

Maybe you have fear of money or the lack of money. Perhaps you want more out of life. You want to achieve goals you have always wanted to pursue. You may even realize that you are not where you want to be and your attitude is in a way that you don't even recognize yourself anymore. 

Here are 4 tools that will help you change your mindset and get you on the path you so rightfully need to be on.