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Tao of Bachelorhood Podcast: How to Beat Holiday Stress

December 24, 2010 Health & Fitness

‘Tis the season for another installment of the Tao of Bachelorhood Podcast! In addition to my holiday wishes, I’ll be offering some tips to help you avoid the stress that comes with seasonal shopping, travel, gatherings and sometimes even loneliness. Places and things mentioned in this podcast: 8 Tips to Beat Holiday Stress by Gretchen […]

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Friends, Buddies, Junk Food [Weekend Reading]

December 10, 2010 Health & Fitness

Been so busy working on the new Simple Workout project (and it’s going to be amazing, like having your own personal trainer!), but I found a few things in my mailbox that you should definitely read. Cultivate Your Crew The first is from a new blog called FeelGooder, run by one of the most famous […]

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Weekend Reading, Student Edition

September 24, 2010 Grooming

Happy first weekend of fall! (Aussies, happy first weekend of spring!) Right now as I look out my window, Mother Nature can’t decide whether to lighten up or bring the pain. I’m guessing soon it’ll be the pain. Now that you college students have your computers hooked up (who am I kidding, you brought your […]

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The “New Macho”?

September 23, 2010 Living

Newsweek’s recent series of articles describing the “New Macho” appeared on my radar this week, and I can’t say I was impressed. The idea is that we need to “reimagine masculinity” to deal with the pressures men face in our changing world. Men—specifically American men, and judging from the examples, white American men—are in danger […]

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Question Your Gurus

September 20, 2010 Living

This post is inspired by Jon Stewart’s Rally to Restore Sanity, but it’s something I’ve believed for a long time. Sit down, pour yourself a beverage, and ask yourself these hypotheticals: What if you found out that a “fact” you use as the basis of a belief is not a fact at all, but a […]

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Mission Possible [More Weekend Reading]

September 11, 2010 Health & Fitness

Still on holiday, but that didn’t stop the Internet from having all kinds of goodness without me. Here are a few tasks for you to work on as we head into Fall… Gain Some Confidence Lifehack.org, like a lot of sites written “by the community,” is a bit hit-or-miss with its stuff. 63 Ways to […]

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Exercise, Meditate, Launder [Weekend Reading]

September 4, 2010 Dressing

Call it our guy version of “Eat, Pray, Love.” Don’t Blame Your Genes First up is a study by the UK’s Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, which found that exercise can improve the health of even those who are genetically predisposed to obesity. In the past it was assumed that many who are obese had […]

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Just Do It: Cliché or Crucial?

August 18, 2010 Living

Lately I’ve been learning some new Internet skills from a fairly respected guru, and I’ve been able to take a ton of useful information away from his tutorials. However, there came a point when he spoke about writing articles, and addressed those in the audience who don’t think they can write. His advice was to […]

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