The Lies of Manhood: Looking for Worth in the Wrong Places

Men have a hard time defining what’s most important to manhood. What they really want to live and die for. Impressionable men spend aimless years looking for something to ascribe worth to them. They aim for what others say should be important. Insecurity and self-worth are hurt and medicating this pain becomes a chief priority. […]

Building Confidence. Yours and Others.

One of my favorite books to read to students is “Have You Filled a Bucket Today?” by Carol McCloud. The reason why I like this book is because it encourages kids to think about how their words and actions affect others. The premise is that everyone has a bucket to demonstrate their self-esteem, which can […]

9 Reasons You’re Not Successful Like You Should Be

Feeling down about your prospects in life? It’s easy as men to feel insecure about where we’re at today. You may be drawn to comparing your journey to other’s, or just feeling down about your status in life or the size of your paycheck. If you’ve got goals you want to get after, but keep […]

Humility: The Quiet Trait That Everyone Will Notice

“Humility is grown in the desert.” -Unknown Recently I shared the above quote on humility and my buddy TB asked if we’d expand on it. I don’t know where it came from or who stated it. I recollected it while pulling together some quotes and have no idea where I saw it. Many times us […]

Fearless Felix Baumgartner | Beating Claustrophobia & Shattering Records

Exercise your fear. That’s what Fearless Felix Baumgartner did. You know,  the guy who jumped from the stratosphere this past weekend? The first and only person to break Mach 1 with their body? Fearless Felix wasn’t afraid of jumping from near outerspace. He’s jumped from freakish heights that would make a lesser man’s heart explode […]

How To Overcome Fear Lesson 2 – Never Give Up | Chuck Yeager

Courage without fear isn’t bravery at all-just blind stupidity. We’ve got to face fears to overcome them-not blindly shut out our eyes and pretend they’re not there. Let’s learn a little from Chuck Yeager on how to Overcome Fear. Check-out Part 1 on Joseph Kittinger and Part 3 on the man he mentored, Fearless Felix […]

How to Overcome Fear Joseph Kittinger – Lesson 1 – Have A Well-Thought Plan

There’s something about guys we think are fearless that we really respect and admire. Men who break the sound barrier. Men who reach the moon-knowing fully that it’d never been done before and they could die alone in space. We want to be like men we’ve read about in history that put it all on […]

Fear Less | Reduce Your Fears, One Little Piece at a Time

What are you afraid of? Make a mental list. What’s getting in the way of you getting more life? Fears? Apprehension? Hesitation? Anxiety? How about this–fear LESS. Fear less. Fear fewer things. The fears that you do have, is it possible to reduce them? To lessen them? Fabricated Fears Here’s a really old middle-eastern proverb: […]

Fearless. Is That Enough?

We challenge each other to do daring feats to test our limits. This is part of experiencing life and growing up. Thankfully most of us have enough common sense to know how far to push that limit. Do we need to know when to be Fearless? When I was 8 years old I was racing […]

Fear and Loathing: Fear Is A Gift-Listen To It

This is Part 2 of Fear and Loathing in La Mente. Our series on how fear can paralyze us, and how we get trapped in the mind-game of loathing ourselves for it. Checkout Part 1. Fear and courage are brothers. –Old Proverb Fear gets a bad rap. We even named our site about being fearless. […]