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How To Get Your Social Needs Met While Social Distancing
Mar 19, 2020
Jordan Gray
How To Get Your Social Needs Met While Social Distancing
SO! There’s a worldwide pandemic and your local government has told you to engage in social distancing for an unknown amount of time and you want to NOT go crazy? I’ve got you covered. We humans are a social species. In other words, we need each other in order to thrive. And not knowing how long we’ll...
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Why Entrepreneurs Burn Out And Kill Themselves
Feb 20, 2020
Jordan Gray
Why Entrepreneurs Burn Out And Kill Themselves
Three years ago, I received news that an entrepreneur friend of mine had taken his own life. As it is with most suicides, the initial response was shock… It just didn’t add up. From the outside, things seemed to be going fairly well. He always looked sharp and broadcasted a general energy of optimism. ...
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The 5 Books That Completely Changed My Life
Feb 8, 2020
Jordan Gray
The 5 Books That Completely Changed My Life
Today I want to tell you about the five books that have most positively impacted my life. And if you've been reading my writing for any length of time, then there's a good chance that you and I have some overlap in how we think and operate in the world. And if that's the case... well, then you might...
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12 Questions To Drastically Strengthen Your Relationship
Jan 6, 2020
Jordan Gray
12 Questions To Drastically Strengthen Your Relationship
Once people get past the early romance phase of a relationship, it can start to run on autopilot to an unhealthy degree. In short, people stop paying quality attention. Both to their partner, and to how they themselves are showing up in the relationship. Fortunately, if you get better at asking...
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Wanted: Strong Men For Soft Times
Jan 5, 2020
Jordan Gray
Wanted: Strong Men For Soft Times
The majority of modern men are soft. And the world is suffering as a result. We live in a time of unprecedented prosperity and ease. And before you point your finger at the billionaires at the top, point your finger back at yourself and acknowledge just how fucking easy your life is compared to the...
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4 Positive Addictions That You Should Indulge In
Jan 4, 2020
Jordan Gray
4 Positive Addictions That You Should Indulge In
Addictions are usually thought of as behaviours that damage and hinder your life. But addictions and compulsions are on a sliding scale. Some, you could argue, are more useful than others. There’s very little upside to being a heroin addict. But there are many other habits that are considered addictions,...
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8 Man Skills Every Man Should Know
Dec 15, 2019
Jordan Gray
8 Man Skills Every Man Should Know
Something I’ve learned from years in men’s work is that for most guys to really feel like men, they need to be initiated into manhood by a community of other guys, especially older ones. This is where they learn certain skills and ways of living. Most importantly, this initiatory process of...
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5 Things You Can’t Spend Enough Money On
Dec 14, 2019
Jordan Gray
5 Things You Can’t Spend Enough Money On
In a world where materialism is celebrated, frugality is a virtue. It's easy to fritter away your resources on superficial things that add zero value to your life. However, money can buy certain things that do create massive impact on your life. Many people are under-spending in these areas,...
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How I Learned To Have Male Friends
Dec 11, 2019
Jordan Gray
How I Learned To Have Male Friends
I was bullied by my siblings for years in my childhood, and my brother was the ringleader of it all. It felt horrible. Like I was unworthy of love. I hated it so much that I tried to kill myself when I was 15 years old. As a result, I built a story in my mind that other men weren't trustable. For years...
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6 Money Arguments Couples Have (And How To Resolve Them)
Dec 10, 2019
Jordan Gray
6 Money Arguments Couples Have (And How To Resolve Them)
A few years ago, a reader pointed out to me that I didn't write about money enough. "Seeing as money is the #1 thing that couples fight about, it's interesting to me that you don't write about it more often." And they were right! So, I decided that I am going to be talking about money...
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