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The Pursuit of Happiness

William James (1842-1910) was a leading philosopher and psychologist at the turn of the 19th Century. James has many insights concerning happiness, chief among them the idea that happiness consists in orienting yourself to a higher purpose, even if that purpose cannot be rationally proved to exist. Those who suffer from a “crisis of meaning” emerge stronger with more enthusiasm for life than those who just go through the motions and take the easy path.

The Magic Pill

We are obsessed with aging and how to avoid it. When we look in the mirror we do a quick check on the aging process and analysis where we stand. But good news is we are all equipped with a simple actionable thing to ward off disease and prevent, and even reverse the telltale signs of age. You don’t need to be a biohacker or billionaire to tap into this fountain of youth. Just lace up your sneakers and go.

Zero Fucks Given

Modern society is the perfect petri-disk for depression. Social Media updating to see how many likes our last post got, Success Gurus telling us that we simply must live up to our full potential. Everyone has to make a dent in the universe.

We are all special so we’d better start behaving like it.

Well one book that has changed the game on Success, Happiness and Love comes from Mark Manson, Author of “The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck,”. His best-selling concept that not giving a fuck is actually the key to happiness.

The Mantra of this new lifestyle is “Zero Fucks Given“. It’s about letting go of the things that shouldn’t matter, so you can start to live for the things that do.

He began noticing that a lot of people were suffering from simply prioritizing and valuing the wrong things. “I was experimenting with different ways to approach the idea that happiness is all about changing your values,” Manson says. “When I wrote an article about the subtle art of not giving a fuck, people loved it and shared it with their friends. So I stuck with that and used it for the book.”

Shoes Maked The Man

As movies such as The Kingsmen and the flamboyant style of Conor McGregor hits the limelight recently, Dandyism seems to be having a much-needed revival. With that in mind, one department of a gentleman’s wardrobe for which one may overlook, is footwear. With that in mind, we visited the atelier of  Antonio Meccariello on a recent trip to Southern Italy.

Do Pheromones Work?

Rogue sent out his team of rascals to try out  Pherazone For Men a concentrated pheromone spray promising to led ladies astray. We discuss our findings on what has been touted as the best chemical romance on the market. By definition, pheromones are odorless airborne chemicals transmitted by animals to influence behavior in the opposite sex.
But does Pherazone deliver.

Taming the Beast

Nothing sets the man apart from the boys like a truly awe inspiring Fidel Castro, but to pull of a majestic face pelt you have to understand that with great plummage come great responsibility, so we have put together a short guide to taking care of your beard.

10 Ways To Lose The Gut

Some people are enthusiastic when it comes to attaining goals when losing weight and have an adequate amount of time and money to join a gym and exercise every single day. On the contrary, some people don’t want to take an expensive gym membership and don’t have sufficient time or find gym too boring. According to most health professionals, one needs to follow recommended diet and regular exercise.

The Best Trip

Depression is a global epidemic, affecting hundreds of millions worldwide.[1] It is one of the most commonly diagnosed mental disorders in the United States, and compared to the other mental disorders, is responsible for the most disabilities.[2]

Unfortunately, rates of depression continue to rise. Researchers found that, even after controlling for changing attitudes surrounding mental health, our modern lifestyles are leading to rising depression rates.[3] Global revenues from antidepressant sales are expected to reach over $13 billion by 2018.[4] The rise of depression around the world is gaining momentum, and treating it requires a new approach.

Could psilocybin mushrooms, the ancient psychedelic fungi, be the answer to solving our mental health epidemic?

Fitness Myths

I was recently asked to contribute a few fitness and nutrition myths to a popular magazine. After some consideration, I included 4 biggies – the cholesterol myth, the protein myth, the exercise volume myth, and the aerobic exercise myth.