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Sunday Firesides: Embracing the Coin of Character

When we think about our friends and significant others, we sometimes feel to say: ‘I love X about them, but wish they weren‘t so Y.‘ What we typically fail to appreciate, however, is that these qualities - that which we do like and that which we don‘t - are not unrelated, opposing ends of a [] The post Sunday Firesides: Embracing the Coin of Character appeared first on The Art of Manliness.

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Kid Craft of the Week: Mirror Periscope

While much of the world is in quarantine of some form, and often sequestered with children who are itching for something to do, we thought it would be fun to offer a weekly craft/project idea you can work on together to help while away the time. If you make the craft, we‘d love to see [] The post Kid Craft of the Week: Mirror Periscope appeared first on The Art of Manliness.

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How to Give Yourself a Buzz Cut

With our archives now 3,500+ articles deep, we‘ve decided to republish a classic piece each Friday to help our newer readers discover some of the best, evergreen gems from the past. This article was originally published in June 2018. Cutting your own hair may seem like a recipe for disaster, but with the right style [] The post How to Give Yourself a Buzz Cut appeared first on The Art of Manliness.

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How to Make Cheesy Bacon Rolls

While the baking of bread seems like an interesting and tasty hobby to lots of folks, they often don‘t get around to dabbling in it because of constraints on their time. If you‘re in and out of the house a lot, it can seem hard to fit phases of dough making, rising, and baking into [] The post How to Make Cheesy Bacon Rolls appeared first on The Art of Manliness.

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Improvised Ways to Close a Wound

If you cut yourself and it opens a significant wound, you need to get it closed ASAP to avoid infection and allow it to heal properly. To treat this kind of wound in ordinary times, you‘d simply go to the doctor and they‘d stitch you up. But what if you‘ve got an open wound in [] The post Improvised Ways to Close a Wound appeared first on The Art of Manliness.

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18 At-Home Date Ideas

With our archives now 3,500+ articles deep, we‘ve decided to republish a classic piece each Friday to help our newer readers discover some of the best, evergreen gems from the past. This article was originally published in February 2016. Every relationship expert will tell you that one of the keys to keeping the spark alive [] The post 18 At-Home Date Ideas appeared first on The Art of Manliness.

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Kid Craft of the Week: Pencil Catapult

While much of the world is in quarantine of some form, and often sequestered with children who are itching for something to do, we thought it would be fun to offer a weekly craft/project idea you can work on together to help while away the time. If you make the craft, we‘d love to see [] The post Kid Craft of the Week: Pencil Catapult appeared first on The Art of Manliness.

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The Cure for Quarantine-Induced Malaise: Enrollment for The Strenuous Life Is Open!

Have you found yourself with more time on your hands lately, but have realized you‘re not exactly sure how to spend that time? Do you feel like you‘ve finally got the opportunity to pursue a hobby, but have realized you don‘t have any hobbies to speak of, and aren‘t sure where to begin in exploring [] The post The Cure for Quarantine-Induced Malaise: Enrollment for The Strenuous Life Is Open! appeared first on The Art of M

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Podcast #598: Journeying From the First to the Second Half of Life

Have you come to a point in your life where the pursuits of your younger years no longer seem meaningfulor satisfying? Maybe it‘s time for you to transition from the first half of your life to the second. My guest today has spent decades helping people, particularly men, make this passage. His name is James [] The post Podcast #598: Journeying From the First to the Second Half of Life appeared first on The Art of Manliness.

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How to Clean Your Entire House in 30 Minutes

No one likes a dirty house. When your living space is cluttered, it makes it harder to focus and get things done. Plus,studies have shown that a messy home can lead to higher levels of stress. But there‘s a problem: cleaning your abode is rather dull and can seem to require an overwhelmingly long time [] The post How to Clean Your Entire House in 30 Minutes appeared first on The Art of Manliness.

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10 Tips for Tackling Your First Major DIY Automotive Repair

Editor‘s Note: This a guest article from Tony Galloway. I started my automotive DIY journey about 12 years ago when I was supporting a family of three on a salary of 28K a year. It was the height of the economic recession, and I had to cut costs somewhere, so I decided to change my [] The post 10 Tips for Tackling Your First Major DIY Automotive Repair appeared first on The Art of Manliness.

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What Time Should You Wake Up to Do Your Best Work?

People have long been fascinated by their fellow humans‘ daily routines particularly the routines of folks who have been singularly successful in their respective fields. We feel there are likely habits common to high-achievers, which, if duplicated, would help us elevate our own work. This is especially true of the choice of when to [] The post What Time Should You Wake Up to Do Your Best Work? appeared first on The Art of Manliness.

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Podcast #596: The Mystery, Science, and Life-Changing Power of the Hot Hand

Have you ever had a period in your athletic or professional career where you kind of felt like you were on fire? Maybe you made a whole streak of consecutiveshots in a game, or executed one good idea after another at work. In his book,The Hot Hand: The Mystery and Science of Streaks, myguest today [] The post Podcast #596: The Mystery, Science, and Life-Changing Power of the Hot Hand appeared first on The Art of Manliness.

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Podcast #597: A Survival Expert‘s Guide to Bugging-In

The coronavirus pandemic has forced tens of millions of people to stay home due to shelter-in-place orders and even lockdowns. While supplies of food, water, and other essentials have largely continued undisrupted, if one or more of these services were cut off, what would be the best way to prepare for that kind of emergency? [] The post Podcast #597: A Survival Expert‘s Guide to Bugging-In appeared first on The Art of Manliness.

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How I Finally Made Flossing a Habit

Confession: For most of my life, I haven‘t been a consistent flosser. Brushing my teeth two times a day? No problem. But flossing? That habit never stuck for some reason. This personal failure comes into clear focus twice a year, when I visit the dentist for my regular cleaning. The dental hygienist starts using a [] The post How I Finally Made Flossing a Habit appeared first on The Art of Manliness.

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