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Stress Dreams Are Good?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Dreams and anxiety, two pieces of the mind joining together while we are asleep. Many times we have nice dreams while at other times you have stress dreams. You arrived at school with no clothes on or the classic Waiter dream where you cant get to all the tables. There is a study that sites that stress dreams are actually good for you because it is a dry run on the worst case scenario. So your brain is actually trying to make sure you know that you are able to do all the different tasks you have to do and …

The Benefits of Fishing

Reading Time: 5 minutes Have you ever heard the saying give a man a fish and he’ll eat for a day, teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime? What if I told you by teaching a man to fish you were possibly saving his life! Fishing has been proven to increase a man’s health, I’ll explain why.

Why Walk Around Barefoot

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ok this week I am getting a little out there in the outdoors area. I have always noticed a big difference between my younger self and the modern self. Often I attributed that difference with my grumpiness and cranky disposition to just getting older. I heard that when you turn 40 your testosterone drops and that makes a guy cranky and grumbly. Yet I remember back to when I was young I ran around barefoot a lot of times. Then as I got older I started wearing shoes more often to the point that now I hardly ever take off …

Here are 7 different tactics to help you not be angry

7 Ways to Prevent Anger

Reading Time: 8 minutes Anger, we have talked about what it is and where does anger come from. Knowing about anger is good. Yet we still at times get mad. Though the bible doesn’t say it, I am sure somewhere along his story, Job threw his hands up and said, “Oh Come ON!” We as humans get angry. That goes without saying. There wouldn’t be an emotion called anger if we all didn’t get ticked off from time to time. Anger as an emotion can be debated as to whether it is good or not. It is definitely a good motivator because you, as a …

Cann you gain strength through anger?

Anger and Strength

Reading Time: 2 minutes Well, last week didn’t go quite as planned. So I am taking a mulligan for another swing at anger. I have always taken anger as being an almost useless emotion. in men self-improvement, we have to find a way to address this particular emotion. My original approach to anger was that it does nothing but cause more trouble than it fixes. As I have been learning about the value of emotions even anger has a purpose. The problem is when you mix anger with an action like aggression as mentioned in last weeks video with Tripp Lanier. This week video …

Grieving in silence isn't a good way to deal with your grief

Dont Grieve in Silence

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ok, This week we are getting back on track but to do that there is a grieving process. This process is a natural part of coping with the loss of a loved one. Yet many people especially us guy we like to go at it alone and in silence. This Stoic approach may help us feel noble and strong when we are faced with a moment of weakness. Yet Rachel takes the approach to share your grief. Talk about what you are going through. She poses a very good position on why staying silent isn’t good for you nor those …

smiling it improves your face value

Why do We Smile?

Reading Time: < 1 minute There is a lot of thoughts on why we smile. The benefits have been looked at and studied but scientist and the curious for years. People find smiling faces to be more welcoming and pleasant than just a hello. We can hear smiles in a person’s voice. It is a social indicator where we are accepted into a group. Smiling even changes the chemical composition of the brain. So when someone says you just need to smile more to get out of a funk. You cant feel miserable when you are smiling. There are many quotes covering the power of …

it does you good to get some sleep

Sleep, it does a body good

Reading Time: 8 minutes As Americans, we pride ourselves on our ability to bust tail. I told my kids as they grew up, to make an impression. You have to make yourself a hand. Hard work and dedication will often get you pretty far in the world. This is still true. Yet, sleep is starting to have a favorable look also. The public view of sleep is starting to change. With proof being in other countries. We also see what happens in countries like Japan when it is honorable to work yourself into an early grave. There is more to life than working, I …

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A Good Nap for Your Betterment

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ah, ever wake up for a nice little nap? Be it a 30-minute power nap on a Wednesday or a nice long 2-hour nap on a Saturday afternoon. The feeling after taking a nap is one of refreshment. Especially those ones when you wake up and you have a bit of Sheet face for the next hour. Oh, naps. Yeah, you may hate them as a child but many hit about 30 and it is a glorious time. Sadly some people look down on napping. They don’t realize all of the health benefits you receive from taking even a 30-minute …