It Starts With One Step

This is going to be a quick one. A client of mine recently said to me “You know, I’m really enjoying giving myself challenges. It’s fun. It’s like life is an interesting video game and I’m always looking forward to leveling up”. The reason this is significant is because this guy came out of the depths of survival mode. He …

Digging Deep: Fighting Through Self-Doubt

If you read these posts regularly, you may notice a theme developing. Lately the message has been: “Bro, don’t quit. You can do this. If you fall down, get up. If you feel afraid, push through. Keep going. GRIND. Trust the process.” These inspirational posts are informed by back-to-back sessions — 6 days a week, 8-12 hours a day — …

Fear vs. Faith: Confronting Darkness

FEAR. Let’s start here. There is a common misconception among men that the truly brave operate fearlessly, while those who experience fear are fundamentally cowards. I’m here to tell you that this is simply untrue. In my experience, the guys who run blindly into critically dangerous situations either don’t appreciate the scope of the threat at hand, or — while …

Falling Down and Getting Back Up

This is a message of motivation for men. We all struggle. We grind, and grind, and grind. We feel like we’re constantly working, doing our best to perform in a way that gets optimal results, but sometimes it’s just one setback after another. For all of our efforts, luck doesn’t favor us and we end up in a classic SNAFU …