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2023

The Ethics of Uncertainty, Survivors Bias, And The Law of Large Numbers

The Ethics of Uncertainty, Survivors Bias, And The Law of Large Numbers

A great line from the hit series “Narcos” illustrates the law of large numbers idea more poetically. “The bad guys have to keep getting lucky. We only have to get lucky once.” No one outruns the law of large numbers forever.

Nov 28, 2023
Expected Value— An Old Way To Make New Decisions

Expected Value: An Old Way To Make New Decisions

“Take the probability of loss times the amount of possible loss from the probability of gain times the amount of possible gain. That is what we’re trying to do.” This is expected value.

Nov 19, 2023
From 2-D for 4-D— Beyond the surface area of luck

From 2-D for 4-D: Beyond the surface area of luck

The original concept of the “surface area of luck” is useful, but there is more to it. Read on to change your life with great serenity and better outcomes.

Nov 14, 2023
The Dichotomy of Control— A Street Smart Survival Tactic

The Dichotomy of Control: A Street Smart Survival Tactic

The dichotomy of control. I couldn’t control poverty in my neighborhood, but I could control studying hard to maximize my scholarship chances. I couldn’t stop school bullying altogether, but I could control not letting it make me cruel or bitter.

Nov 03, 2023
Dream Job or Pipe Dream? How to know if you're just an amateur or a bonafide pro

Dream Job or Pipe Dream? How to know if you’re just an amateur or a bonafide pro

“Amateurs think talent and dumb luck are big factors in achieving good outcomes. Or they believe that bad outcomes are the result of bad luck.”

Oct 26, 2023
Waiting until marriage—why I'm still a virgin

Waiting until marriage—why I’m still a virgin

“I have no qualms about telling people that I’m a virgin and waiting until marriage. I am not embarrassed by that at all. There’s a stereotype in people’s minds when they think of someone who is a virgin and I actually want to shatter the stereotype.”

Dating and relationships
Oct 26, 2023
Most Self-Help Is BS. How to Become Unrecognizable in Just 1 Year

Most Self-Help Is BS. How to Become Unrecognizable in Just 1 Year

The journey requires sacrifice, but the rewards are great. Avoid shortcuts that promise easy transformation. Embrace the trials that deliver real change.

Sep 21, 2023
The difference between being productive and busy

The difference between being productive and busy

“While you will hit all phases if you seriously pursue a skill or goal, you’re likely wasting time if the harder you work, the less money or progress you make. Yes, there are limits to things, but you shouldn’t be struggling to make serious gains before you make big or linear gains.”

Sep 06, 2023
Art vs Business

Art vs Business

“The best thing to do is create the highest quality product possible. Whatever you do, try to be the best at it and make sure you get better every day.”

Aug 30, 2023
8 benefits of using mastic gum and mastic gum extracts

8 benefits of using mastic gum and mastic gum extracts

Mastic gum and products made from the mastic tree resin have some fantastic health benefits.

Aug 28, 2023
5 steps to control your temper and stop being scared

5 steps to control your temper and stop being scared

“I get sad and angry, just like every other human. The difference is that I’ve learned how to control and transmute those emotions rather than being controlled and transformed by them.”

Aug 21, 2023
Living in the hood

Living in the hood

These posts are a collection of my experiences growing up in the ghetto. You can find out what it’s like to live in the hood without living in the hood.

Life lessons
Aug 20, 2023
Why you want revenge—and why you shouldn’t get it

Why you want revenge—and why you shouldn’t get it

“When a person wrongs you, it’s more like they’re self-interested to the point of ignoring your well-being, even if that means specifically victimizing you to get something they want.”

Aug 16, 2023
How to focus better and improve concentration

How to focus better and improve concentration

“Put your mind on your breathing. Try to consciously breathe more slowly with increasing depth and control. Successful people use these methods to eliminate distractions, do more work in less time, overcome a lack of sleep, and increase productivity.”

Jul 26, 2023
Your outrage makes the media rich

Your outrage makes the media rich

“The media creates division because division creates engagement, and engagement drives dollars. Your lack of emotional control is paying for someone’s mansion, lambo, and vacation. Are you ok with that? I sure hope not.”

Jul 19, 2023
Are you tired of the sea of bullshit, scams, and hustles on the internet?

Are you tired of the sea of bullshit, scams, and hustles on the internet?

Be careful who you listen to on the internet. There are a lot of people who haven’t done anything to earn the right to give the advice they constantly spout. In fact, many of them are hypocrites, contradictions, and several cases, outright liars.

May 23, 2023
Everyone wants to live the good life

Everyone wants to live the good life

If you always focus on your system, you never have to face when things aren’t working because you aren’t trying for a goal. By telling yourself that you’re just tweaking the system, you can justify your failures and shortcomings. The system is in place to help you reach the goal. Not replace it.

May 03, 2023
The Fear-Preparation-Familiarity Feedback Loop— How to stop being afraid of anything

The Fear-Preparation-Familiarity Feedback Loop: How to stop being afraid of anything

“Your mind is more powerful than fear. Everything you fear is worse in your imagination than reality. We have a tendency to focus on what is lacking and what can go wrong. Humans are naturally more pessimistic than optimistic. “

Apr 25, 2023
The Priceless Path to True Happiness—The Surprising Limits of Money and Material Possessions

The Priceless Path to True Happiness—The Surprising Limits of Money and Material Possessions

​Money is important, but only insofar as it removes stress from your life. Once your health and safety are taken care of, more money won’t do much to improve your quality of life.

Apr 17, 2023
Pimsleur vs Duolingo— Choosing the best language learning app

Pimsleur vs Duolingo: Choosing the best language learning app

Pimsleur and Duolingo are two popular language-learning apps to help you learn a new language. This guide will help you decide which app will work best for you.

Chess math and language
Apr 13, 2023
The Reality of Self-Care— It's a Process, Not a Quick Fix

The Reality of Self-Care: It’s a Process, Not a Quick Fix

“It’s difficult to care for others if you haven’t taken the time to properly care for yourself. You have to selfishly strengthen your position so that you can give freely of your time and resources to those less fortunate.”

Apr 10, 2023
Want to put your life on the fast track? Take on bigger responsibilities

Want to put your life on the fast track? Take on bigger responsibilities

“If you aren’t already on the path to make more of your life, leave a mark, and beef up your obituary, then the introduction of any obstacle or responsibility won’t make that any easier. To use another example:”

Apr 03, 2023
How to get a boyfriend— From a guy’s perspective

How to get a boyfriend: From a guy’s perspective

Practical tips for woman to improve your personality, enhance your attractiveness, and find the perfect boyfriend for you.

Dating and relationships
Mar 30, 2023
Monk Mode Review— How I changed my life with this intense productivity hack

Monk Mode Review: How I changed my life with this intense productivity hack

How I used Monk Mode to improve my boxing, get sober, and create major change in my life.

Change your perspective
Mar 23, 2023
The definitive guide to stop watching porn— 9 strategies to overcome porn addiction and reclaim your life

The definitive guide to stop watching porn: 9 strategies to overcome porn addiction and reclaim your life

Discover my proven techniques to stop watching porn, overcome addiction, and regain control of your life. Learn how to replace harmful habits with positive ones for lasting change.

How to stop watching porn
Mar 17, 2023
7 things that happen when you have a baby

7 things that happen when you have a baby

A father’s perspective on what happens when you get a baby.

Change your perspective
Mar 16, 2023
How to look more masculine (effortlessly exude masculinity)

How to look more masculine (effortlessly exude masculinity)

Discover how to look more masculine and effortlessly exude masculinity from your wardrobe to your conversations

Longevity health and performance
Mar 09, 2023
Why old friendships can be like scabs and scars

Why old friendships can be like scabs and scars

“Think of it like this. If an ex sends you a “Merry Christmas” or “Happy Birthday” text, they probably mean it, but it’s also a low-risk investment to keep alive the possibility of extracting energy from you.”

Mar 08, 2023
The 18 best manly hobbies

The 18 best manly hobbies

The ultimate list of hobbies for men: 18 ideas for how to use your time to be more unique, attractive, and creative during your downtime.

Longevity health and performance
Mar 02, 2023
The hard way to escape the slow pull of reality's quicksand

The hard way to escape the slow pull of reality’s quicksand

Your actions set things in motion in *your* universe. You create your universe the same way you create your life.

Feb 23, 2023
8 signs you're a highly-functioning alcoholic

8 signs you’re a highly-functioning alcoholic

In this article, I mention the obvious and subtle signs someone will show if they are secretly an alcoholic, high-functioning or otherwise.

Getting sober
Feb 21, 2023
Alpha Brain Review by Chess Player - Does it really work?

Alpha Brain Review by Chess Player - Does it really work?

Hey folks, ready to witness the real scoop on Alpha Brain? Dive into our vibrant user experiences and honest reviews! We’re gonna break down all you need to know about this brain-boosting supplement. And no fluff, just the straight-up facts. Curated by Ed Latimore, your athletic ally in navigating the world of smart supplements. Grab your seat and get ready to be enlightened!”

How to become superhuman
Feb 17, 2023
Dad to Dad - How to prepare for fatherhood

Dad to Dad - How to prepare for fatherhood

Principles to prepare for fatherhood that’ll make you unstoppable in all areas of life plus a quick baby essentials checklist.

Change your perspective
Feb 16, 2023
38 Quotes from Kobe Bryant's Mamba Mentality

38 Quotes from Kobe Bryant’s Mamba Mentality

38 Mamba Mentality Quotes on learning, dealing with pressure, work ethic, relating to people, and developing an indomitable will

Book quotes and summaries
Feb 09, 2023
25 boxing tips for amateur and pro boxing

25 boxing tips for amateur and pro boxing

This article is my collection of suggestions for anyone who wants to become a better boxer. The 25 tips are broken down into four categories.

Longevity health and performance
Feb 07, 2023
4 Reasons not to major in physics

4 Reasons not to major in physics

Here’s why you shouldn’t major in physics from someone who’s done it.

Math concepts
Feb 03, 2023
A pro boxer tells you the best boxing gloves money can buy

A pro boxer tells you the best boxing gloves money can buy

My professional recommendations for boxing gloves. In case you don’t like my suggestions, I also teach you how to pick your own fight gloves.

Longevity health and performance
Feb 02, 2023
How to build resilience (a stoic perspective)

How to build resilience (a stoic perspective)

Discover how to build resilience in life by asking yourself specific questions on a daily basis, and following the works of these philosophers.

Change your perspective
Jan 28, 2023
Here’s how to mature as a man

Here’s how to mature as a man

If I had a time machine, here’s what I’d tell my younger on how to mature as a man.

Longevity health and performance
Jan 18, 2023
How to attract a man, from a man’s perspective

How to attract a man, from a man’s perspective

This is how to really attract a high-value man, from a man’s perspective.

Dating and relationships
Jan 15, 2023
How Dry January can change your life

How Dry January can change your life

Dry January is a 31 day challenge that gives people a chance to try sobriety for the first time in a social setting. Learn how to make it a success.

Sober life
Jan 04, 2023
Benefits of quitting porn (a stoic perspective)

Benefits of quitting porn (a stoic perspective)

Discover the benefits of quitting porn through taking control of your emotions.

How to stop watching porn
Jan 02, 2023

2022

Here’s what happens when you get a girlfriend

Here’s what happens when you get a girlfriend

Wondering about your first girlfriend? Here’s what happens when you get a girlfriend.

Dating and relationships
Dec 15, 2022
Signs a girl likes you (and signs she doesn’t)

Signs a girl likes you (and signs she doesn’t)

Want to know if you’re more than friends? Here are the signs a girl likes you romantically

Dating and relationships
Dec 08, 2022
What happens when you learn to fight (+ benefits)

What happens when you learn to fight (+ benefits)

Learning to fight is transformative to your mind, body, and confidence. In this article you’ll understand the undeniable benefits.

Longevity health and performance
Dec 02, 2022
Should I shave my head?— Surprising pros and cons

Should I shave my head?: Surprising pros and cons

To shave your head or not? As someone who has rocked the bald head but currently chooses not to, I give you my opinion on when you should—or shouldn’t.

How to stop balding
Dec 01, 2022
Robert Anton Wilson quotes on politics, disinformation, & conspiracy

Robert Anton Wilson quotes on politics, disinformation, & conspiracy

Despite being written in 1984, Prometheus Rising by Robert Anton Wilson has some solid predictions about the next 30 years that are startlingly accurate.

Book quotes and summaries
Nov 29, 2022
Important quotes and big ideas from George Orwell's

Important quotes and big ideas from George Orwell’s “1984”

Some people say that 2022 is more like the world of George Orwell’s “1984.” I read the book and collected quotes so you can see for yourself.

Book quotes and summaries
Nov 29, 2022
My review of Hairmetto Topical Saw Palmetto

My review of Hairmetto Topical Saw Palmetto

Hairmetto Topical Saw Palmetto is an all-natural alternative to topical finasteride. I’ve been using it in my hair loss stack for over a year.

How to stop balding
Nov 28, 2022
Here’s why boxing is the toughest sport you’ll ever learn

Here’s why boxing is the toughest sport you’ll ever learn

I’ve been a boxer for over a decade. Here’s why it’s the toughest sport to learn

Longevity health and performance
Nov 25, 2022
My experience using the derma roller for hair regrowth

My experience using the derma roller for hair regrowth

This article discusses how is used derma rolling for hair regrowth. It worked to reverse hair loss and preserve non-transplanted hairs after my FUE surgery.

How to stop balding
Nov 19, 2022
What happens when you quit alcohol? A realistic view

What happens when you quit alcohol? A realistic view

Quitting alcohol can change your life if you let it. Here’s what to expect when you finally give up drinking

Sober life
Nov 18, 2022
The 5 best supplements for boxing and martial arts

The 5 best supplements for boxing and martial arts

A comprehensive review of supplements for boxers and martial artists: how they work, why you should use them, and how to pick the right ones.

How to become superhuman
Nov 11, 2022
Ed Latimore hair loss prevention and maintenance protocol

Ed Latimore hair loss prevention and maintenance protocol

After my FUE transplant, I needed to put together a program to keep the hair I had left. This protocol was born from what I figured out.

How to stop balding
Nov 06, 2022
How to dress like a man (beginner's guide)

How to dress like a man (beginner’s guide)

The way you dress tells a lot about you. These tips will teach you how to dress like the man you want to be.

Longevity health and performance
Nov 03, 2022
My experience using topical finasteride+minoxidil spray

My experience using topical finasteride+minoxidil spray

Propecia has too many adverse effects. Rogaine doesn’t work well enough. Hair transplants are too expensive. Here is an affordable hair loss solution.

How to stop balding
Oct 27, 2022
The best face oil for men (2022)

The best face oil for men (2022)

A comprehensive review of popular men’s face oils: how they work, why you should use them, and how to pick the right one for you.

Longevity health and performance
Oct 26, 2022
Why is calculus hard?

Why is calculus hard?

I failed calculus three times. On the 4th try, it clicked. I now have a BA in physics and a minor in math. Here’s how I finally learned calculus.

Math concepts
Oct 20, 2022
My favorite quotes from Viktor Frankl's

My favorite quotes from Viktor Frankl’s “Man’s Search For Meaning”

In Man’s Search For Meaning, Viktor Frankl teaches from his experiences surviving the Nazi Concentration. Here are the powerful quotes.

Book quotes and summaries
Oct 17, 2022
5 lessons from getting punched in the face

5 lessons from getting punched in the face

Getting punched in the face isn’t that bad. In fact, it can be the source of some valuable lessons. Here are five things you can learn from the experience.

Living in the hood
Oct 07, 2022
My Chess.com Chess Improvement Plan

My Chess.com Chess Improvement Plan

This is a plan that I’ll be implementing to improve my rating on Chess.com in the rapid and daily games. Not for OTB but could work.

Chess math and language
Sep 11, 2022
My experience using Gorilla Mode Dream

My experience using Gorilla Mode Dream

A comprehensive review of the Gorilla Dream sleep & recovery formula: what I think of it, how I use it, and how it compares to other popular sleep aids.

How to become superhuman
Sep 08, 2022
Miyamoto Musashi's Dokkodo— 21 Stoic rules for life

Miyamoto Musashi’s Dokkodo: 21 Stoic rules for life

In this post, I’ll find modern meaning and interpretation of Miyamoto Musashi’s short classic “Dokkodo”.

Book quotes and summaries
Sep 04, 2022
20 signs that you grew up in the hood

20 signs that you grew up in the hood

Here are 20 signs that you grew up in the hood. But if you grew up in the hood, you don’t really need these to know.

Living in the hood
Aug 26, 2022
How to learn calculus (even if you’re bad at math)

How to learn calculus (even if you’re bad at math)

I failed calculus three times. On the 4th try, it clicked. I now have a BA in physics and a minor in math. Here’s how I finally learned calculus.

Math concepts
Aug 25, 2022
I tried mastic gum. Here’s my honest review

I tried mastic gum. Here’s my honest review

Want to develop a more masculine, attractive face? Read my review on Greek mastic gum.

Longevity health and performance
Aug 19, 2022
Impossible Sleep recreates Huberman's sleep cocktail

Impossible Sleep recreates Huberman’s sleep cocktail

I haven’t been sleeping well, so I tried Impossible Sleep. Learn how this supplement can help you sleep as well.

How to become superhuman
Aug 05, 2022
How to dress a muscular male body

How to dress a muscular male body

How muscular men can enhance physical attractiveness with better clothing choices

Longevity health and performance
Aug 02, 2022
How to become more physically attractive to women

How to become more physically attractive to women

Physical attractiveness is cultivated one step at a time. Here are some tips that will help you attract the women that you want in your life.

Longevity health and performance
Jul 26, 2022
My review of the Bosley Revitalizer 272 Laser Cap

My review of the Bosley Revitalizer 272 Laser Cap

I’ve been using Bosley’s 272 Revitalizer laser cap to see if this is really worth the price tag. Read my review to see if this product is worth the money.

Longevity health and performance
Jul 25, 2022
My review of Aaron Clarey's

My review of Aaron Clarey’s “Bachelor Pad Economics:”

Bachelor Pad Economics: The Financial Advice Bible For Men gives guys everything they need to build a life without financial and female stress.

Book quotes and summaries
Jul 23, 2022
BlockerX review (2022)

BlockerX review (2022)

BlockerX bills itself as the “#1 self-control app,” but does it live it up to its own claims? Here’s my review.

How to stop watching porn
Jul 18, 2022
Ed Latimore's top 11 authenticity quotes

Ed Latimore’s top 11 authenticity quotes

This is a collection of Ed Latimore original quotes on authenticity. These will remind you to live an authentic life you can be proud of.

Ed latimore original quotes
Jul 16, 2022
My experience with Covenant Eyes Software (2023)

My experience with Covenant Eyes Software (2023)

I tested Covenant Eyes, one of the top porn blocking softwares on the market. Here are the best features and the main drawbacks I discovered.

How to stop watching porn
Jul 14, 2022
How to do betting odds work

How to do betting odds work

Betting odds look perplexing to most people who are not involved in the sports betting or gambling scene. However, they are actually quite simple.

Math concepts
Jul 08, 2022
How does Low-Level Light Therapy (lllt) stop hair loss?

How does Low-Level Light Therapy (lllt) stop hair loss?

Low-level laser (light) is a gamechanger for men losing their hair. But how does it work? This describes how the technology works and much more.

How to stop balding
Jul 06, 2022
10 ways for any man to look taller

10 ways for any man to look taller

These style tips will not only make you look taller, but some of them may actually increase your height.

Longevity health and performance
Jul 03, 2022
How Sober October can change your life

How Sober October can change your life

Sober October is a chance for many people to try sobriety for the first time in a social setting. Learn how to make it a success.

Sober life
Jun 28, 2022
Business and life lessons from The Notorious B.I.G. 10 crack commandments

Business and life lessons from The Notorious B.I.G. 10 crack commandments

The Ten Crackcommandments is an education in the real, raw, viciousness of human nature. This article takes lessons from the song to apply to your entire life.

Living in the hood
Jun 25, 2022
Here’s what happens when you finally quit porn

Here’s what happens when you finally quit porn

A realistic, non-judgmental view of what happens when you finally give up porn. Many don’t understand how their brains and hormones heal when they quit.

How to stop watching porn
Jun 23, 2022
Problems growing up with an absent father(and how to fix them)

Problems growing up with an absent father(and how to fix them)

Fatherless homes lack examples for boys to follow into becoming men. This article provides solutions for the children of absent fathers.

Living in the hood
Jun 06, 2022
How to be a man— The 9 qualities of masculinity

How to be a man: The 9 qualities of masculinity

All boys must develop these nine qualities of a masculine man to achieve their greatest potential. They are the passage into manhood.

Self improvement for men
Jun 05, 2022
Ed Latimore's Gorilla Mode Pre-Workout Review

Ed Latimore’s Gorilla Mode Pre-Workout Review

A comprehensive review of the Gorilla Mode pre-workout: what I think of it, how I use it, and how it compares to other popular pre-workouts.

How to become superhuman
Jun 03, 2022
A better way to deal with annoying parents

A better way to deal with annoying parents

There’s no need to argue, parents just don’t understand. Discover how to cope with annoying parents with compassion and maintain your sanity.

Building family relationships
Jun 01, 2022
7 ways to improve numeracy skills

7 ways to improve numeracy skills

This is bigger than just being good at math. Numbers are essential to life. Learn how to improve your numeracy skills in this lesson.

Chess math and language
May 27, 2022
Quotes and big ideas from Niccolò Machiavelli's

Quotes and big ideas from Niccolò Machiavelli’s “The Prince”

I’ve collected the big ideas from Machiavelli’s classic treatise on political philosophy and political theory. These are pragmatic ideas to seize power.

Book quotes and summaries
May 22, 2022
18 Ed Latimore quotes on dealing with haters

18 Ed Latimore quotes on dealing with haters

Here are my best quotes about dealing with haters, negativity, jealousy, and fake friends. Keep these in your heart to feel better.

Ed latimore original quotes
May 11, 2022
Drinking, college sexual assault, and cultural resistance to change

Drinking, college sexual assault, and cultural resistance to change

Drinking culture is especially dangerous for young women. However, efforts to change it are often resisted by the very people it’s meant to help.

Longevity health and performance
May 10, 2022
How to seduce a woman, the ethical way

How to seduce a woman, the ethical way

If you’re tired of reading stuff written by sleazy pick-up artists, this is an ethical guide with no tricks or manipulation.

Dating and relationships
Apr 28, 2022
Why it's so hard to quit porn

Why it’s so hard to quit porn

Why is porn such an addictive habit that’s so hard to break? Learn why so that you can do everything in your power to break the addiction.

How to stop watching porn
Apr 19, 2022
The benefits of NoFap

The benefits of NoFap

Porn addiction has so many men living beneath their potential. These tips will teach you the benefits of No Fap so you can get your superpowers

How to stop watching porn
Apr 19, 2022
How to be an adult— 6 major markers of adulthood

How to be an adult: 6 major markers of adulthood

If you stop doing just these 6 things, you’ll be an adult by default. Learn which things to not do if you want to be taken seriously as a grown-up.

Change your perspective
Apr 10, 2022
The Tao Te Ching— 19 quotes and big ideas

The Tao Te Ching: 19 quotes and big ideas

The Tao Te Ching teaches how to live according to the “Tao” or “The way”. Here are some of the passages from the book that will truly open your mind.

Book quotes and summaries
Apr 07, 2022
Strategies to be patient in a relationship

Strategies to be patient in a relationship

If you lose your cool, you can ruin your relationship. Win in love, overcome differences, and master life by learning how to be patient in a relationship.

Dating and relationships
Apr 05, 2022
How to deal with porn addiction withdrawal

How to deal with porn addiction withdrawal

Porn addiction withdrawal symptoms are shockingly similar to alcohol addiction. These strategies will help you handle the symptoms and quit porn for good.

How to stop watching porn
Apr 05, 2022
The Tao of Jeet Kune Do— 21 quotes & 6 big ideas

The Tao of Jeet Kune Do: 21 quotes & 6 big ideas

These are the quotes and big ideas I’ve collected from Bruce Lee’s “The Tao of Jeet Kune Do”, with explanation and extrapolation.

Book quotes and summaries
Mar 18, 2022
How to start NoFap to gain more personal confidence

How to start NoFap to gain more personal confidence

Learn how to control your impulses, strengthen your focus, and harness your sexual energy to get anything you want from life with No Fap.

How to stop watching porn
Mar 15, 2022
Why did I start boxing?

Why did I start boxing?

In this essay, I explain why I started boxing. I think all fighters will see a bit of themselves in this post.

Longevity health and performance
Mar 09, 2022
How to cope with losing someone you love

How to cope with losing someone you love

Losing someone you love can leave you feeling lost. Here’s what to do when your grief and sorrow make getting on with your life seem impossible.

Building family relationships
Mar 08, 2022
Science tells you the deadly truth about the damaging effects of porn

Science tells you the deadly truth about the damaging effects of porn

There’s a lot of debate on whether porn can actually be harmful, here’s what the science has to say.

How to stop watching porn
Feb 24, 2022
The best The Art of War quotes and ideas

The best The Art of War quotes and ideas

The Art of War is a Chinese military classic with many lessons that apply today. In this post, I cover 10 lessons with modern applications.

Book quotes and summaries
Feb 17, 2022
9 good reasons why it’s time to quit watching porn

9 good reasons why it’s time to quit watching porn

Even if you’re not addicted to porn, it still isn’t doing you any favors. Here are some good arguments to quit today

How to stop watching porn
Feb 15, 2022
20 quotes to help with adult and childhood trauma

20 quotes to help with adult and childhood trauma

It’s not therapy, but these quotes to help deal with trauma are collected from my writings, Twitter, and other social media accounts.

The power of forgiveness
Feb 10, 2022
The 7 benefits of having a rough childhood

The 7 benefits of having a rough childhood

This is for the kids growing up in broken homes, dangerous neighborhoods, and who are bullied at school. You have an advantage that can’t be taught or beat.

Living in the hood
Feb 09, 2022
The best porn blocker for 2023

The best porn blocker for 2023

Kick the bad habit of watch porn for good by using a porn blocker. Here’s the top porn blockers reviewed for 2023.

How to stop watching porn
Feb 08, 2022
7 ways to be more street smart

7 ways to be more street smart

You don’t have to be in the streets to be street smart, but you’ll get taken advantage of if you aren’t. Read this to learn how to be street smarter.

Living in the hood
Feb 04, 2022
9 ways to be a high-value woman to meet a high-value man

9 ways to be a high-value woman to meet a high-value man

Here are some specific steps to follow to become a high-value woman that is able to meet and be with a high-value man.

Dating and relationships
Feb 02, 2022
7 reasons it’s hard to make friends (+ tips that work)

7 reasons it’s hard to make friends (+ tips that work)

Discover why it’s so hard to make friends and practical ways to expand your social circle. A must-read for people having trouble connecting with others.

How to make friends
Feb 01, 2022
How to tell a girl you like her (hint— you don’t)

How to tell a girl you like her (hint: you don’t)

Feeling butterflies in your belly for a special girl? Here’s what to do before pouring out your heart

Dating and relationships
Jan 25, 2022
How to be a better boyfriend

How to be a better boyfriend

What always works isn’t always what’s obvious. This article gives an unconventional look at how to be a good boyfriend.

Dating and relationships
Jan 18, 2022
I took Gorilla Mind Smooth for 1 year—here’s what happened

I took Gorilla Mind Smooth for 1 year—here’s what happened

A comprehensive review of the Gorilla Mind Smooth nootropic formula: what I think of it, how I use it, and how it compares to other popular nootropics.

How to become superhuman
Jan 12, 2022
The 5 most important qualities of a good teacher

The 5 most important qualities of a good teacher

Being a great teacher boils down to 5 non-negotiable qualities. From my experience teaching and watching other teachers, I present them to you here.

Chess math and language
Jan 07, 2022
5 reasons why I quit boxing with only one loss

5 reasons why I quit boxing with only one loss

I explain the harsh truth of the boxing game and the factors that lead me to hang up the gloves for good.

Longevity health and performance
Jan 06, 2022

2021

12 great quotes from Annie Duke's “Thinking in Bets”

12 great quotes from Annie Duke’s “Thinking in Bets”

Here are 12 great quotes from “Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts” by former professional poker player Annie Duke.

Book quotes and summaries
Dec 30, 2021
How to get into amateur or professional boxing

How to get into amateur or professional boxing

From my 12-year boxing career (6 years an amateur boxer, 6 years a professional boxer) I break down everything you need to know to get into boxing.

Longevity health and performance
Dec 22, 2021
How to stand up for yourself in a relationship

How to stand up for yourself in a relationship

If you stand for nothing, you’ll fall for anything, even in your romantic relationships. Here’s how to stand up for yourself in a relationship.

Dating and relationships
Dec 15, 2021
12 reasons why math is important (and how to get better)

12 reasons why math is important (and how to get better)

If one of these reasons to learn math motivates you to be a better student or makes your job as a teacher easier, then this list has done its job,

Math concepts
Dec 13, 2021
How often do couples fight?

How often do couples fight?

All couples fight, but how much fighting is considered healthy? Find out here according to experts. Also, find out how to fight less if you fight too much.

Dating and relationships
Dec 08, 2021
Ed Latimore's “coffee so black” jokes

Ed Latimore’s “coffee so black” jokes

This collection of coffee jokes will leave you laughing and you might learn something new. Not for the politically correct or overly sensitive.

Living in the hood
Dec 05, 2021
29 top crackhead quotes

29 top crackhead quotes

This list of crackhead quotes is divided into original crackhead quotes from me and crackhead quotes from other people.

Living in the hood
Dec 04, 2021
“Klandestine Relationships” by Daryl Davis— 12 lessons

“Klandestine Relationships” by Daryl Davis: 12 lessons

Daryl Davis is a Black man who has friends in the Ku Klux Klan. He wrote about his experiences. This post explores the big ideas he discusses.

Book quotes and summaries
Dec 03, 2021
How to take the lead in a relationship

How to take the lead in a relationship

Whether you’re single or have been married for years, here’s how to be a leader in your relationship.

Dating and relationships
Nov 17, 2021
Accidental Courtesy— Daryl Davis, Race & America quotes

Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America quotes

Accidental Courtesy follows Daryl Davis, a black jazz musician, who befriends members of the Ku Klux Klan in hopes of converting them and stopping hate.

Book quotes and summaries
Nov 16, 2021
How to stand up for yourself— Practical solutions that work

How to stand up for yourself: Practical solutions that work

Don’t be a pushover. Follow these practical steps to standing up for yourself and take back control of your life.

How to make friends
Nov 10, 2021
How to develop the courage to live for yourself

How to develop the courage to live for yourself

Develop the courage to prioritize yourself, stop people-pleasing, and live a life you love. Warning: people may hate you for choosing to love yourself.

How to control your emotions
Nov 04, 2021
How to avoid a street fight, and what to do if you can't

How to avoid a street fight, and what to do if you can’t

The following article may one day save your life. Learn how to avoid a street fight and how to win one if you can’t get away.

Living in the hood
Nov 01, 2021
What to do when someone hates you for no reason

What to do when someone hates you for no reason

Just because people don’t like you, doesn’t mean you have to dislike yourself. Here’s what to if you have haters.

How to make friends
Oct 20, 2021
How to increase willpower (the easiest way to break bad habits)

How to increase willpower (the easiest way to break bad habits)

Learn how to increase willpower so you can break bad habits, build new habits, and achieve your goals faster.

Longevity health and performance
Oct 11, 2021
Hobbies to make friends (and what to do once you're there)

Hobbies to make friends (and what to do once you’re there)

How to stop being lonely and use hobbies to make new friends. Using hobbies and interests is—by far—the best way to meet new people.

How to make friends
Oct 07, 2021
Why do I keep relapsing? (how to stop for good)

Why do I keep relapsing? (how to stop for good)

Overcoming an addiction can be hard. But it doesn’t have to be if you implement these four strategies for avoiding relapses.

Longevity health and performance
Oct 05, 2021
How to get closer to a friend

How to get closer to a friend

Tired of surface-level relationships? Want to be closer to the friends you have? This article shows you how to be closer with friends & loved ones

How to make friends
Sep 30, 2021
How to not be shy around girls— 7 ways that work

How to not be shy around girls: 7 ways that work

Get nervous and twitchy around women? You’re not alone. In this article, I’ll show you how to stop being shy around girls and be an interesting guy.

Dating and relationships
Sep 23, 2021
Do women care about money? 7 reasons the answer is yes

Do women care about money? 7 reasons the answer is yes

Are all women gold-diggers? Not exactly, but they don’t want to date broke men. Here’s why money is so important to the opposite sex

Dating and relationships
Sep 17, 2021
How to overcome fear of rejection and meet women

How to overcome fear of rejection and meet women

Worried about getting rejected when you talk to girls? Interested in meeting women but not sure where to start? Start here.

Dating and relationships
Sep 08, 2021
How to be the most interesting man in any room

How to be the most interesting man in any room

Discover actionable steps you can take to be more interesting, expand your mind, and tap into a life you can get excited about

How to make friends
Sep 06, 2021
Personal magnetism— How to be more charismatic

Personal magnetism: How to be more charismatic

Personal magnetism is a superpower. Discover how to be more charismatic, attract more people, and captivate no matter where you are.

How to make friends
Aug 31, 2021
How to be likeable— 5 ways to increase your emotional intelligence

How to be likeable: 5 ways to increase your emotional intelligence

I teach you how to be likeable from my personal experience. Being a likable person is the ultimate form of social currency in personal, romantic, and business relationships.

How to make friends
Aug 27, 2021
8 unexpected reasons why math is so hard

8 unexpected reasons why math is so hard

Math can be difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. Part of making it easier is to understand why it’s challenging in the first place. This post explains it all.

Math concepts
Aug 26, 2021
Socially awkward? Here's how to get over it

Socially awkward? Here’s how to get over it

If you spend too much time in your lead, you won’t be able to live. Stop overthinking every conversation and learn how to not be socially awkward.

How to make friends
Aug 23, 2021
How to tell if you're an attractive guy

How to tell if you’re an attractive guy

Want to know if you’ve got more going for you than you think? Read this article on how to tell if you’re an attractive guy.

Dating and relationships
Aug 13, 2021
How to forgive your parents

How to forgive your parents

Your parents are only human. Your challenge is remembering that despite the mistakes they may have made, they did the best they could with you.

The power of forgiveness
Aug 09, 2021
7 hobbies to meet women (effective)

7 hobbies to meet women (effective)

To date successfully, you need hobbies that make you seem confident and interesting to women. Here’s my framework for picking hobbies to meet women.

Dating and relationships
Aug 09, 2021
The 4 unfakeable traits of a high value man

The 4 unfakeable traits of a high value man

A high-value man has hit a standard in these 4 areas. Otherwise, he’s not high-value. This article tells you the 4 unfakeable traits of a high-value man.

Self improvement for men
Aug 05, 2021
A man tells you the 10 major red flags in men

A man tells you the 10 major red flags in men

These are the 10 major red flags to look out for when dating a guy. If a guy has any one of these, you better end it immediately.

Self improvement for men
Aug 04, 2021
The Cure For Hate—  Best quotes and big ideas

The Cure For Hate: Best quotes and big ideas

The Cure For Hate tells the story of Tony McAleer as he goes from Neo-Nazi to becoming a voice for peace and unity, and everything he learns along the way.

How to make friends
Jun 13, 2021
5 things I learned growing up in the projects

5 things I learned growing up in the projects

Growing up in the projects is rough. I managed to get out, but these lessons I learned in the ghetto will stay with me forever.

Living in the hood
May 26, 2021
9 years of sobriety— observations and benefits

9 years of sobriety: observations and benefits

A lot of things happen when you stop drinking alcohol. Here are 8 benefits I’ve observed from 9 years of sobriety.

Sober life
May 03, 2021
8 ways boxing will transform your life

8 ways boxing will transform your life

I’ve been a boxer for over 10 years, and nothing has changed my life more than boxing. This is a list of reasons why you should start boxing today.

Longevity health and performance
May 03, 2021
The Hagakure— 10 best quotes and ideas

The Hagakure: 10 best quotes and ideas

The Hagakure: The Book of The Samurai was written in the 1700s by Yamamoto Tsunetomo as a guide for samurai. These are the 10 best quotes and ideas from it.

Book quotes and summaries
Mar 27, 2021
How to overcome fear— 7 lessons from boxing

How to overcome fear: 7 lessons from boxing

A boxing match exposes you to the possibility of death, dismemberment, and embarrassment. The same way I overcame those fears can work for anyone. Learn how.

Longevity health and performance
Mar 21, 2021
The Book Of Five Rings— 10 Best Quotes And Ideas

The Book Of Five Rings: 10 Best Quotes And Ideas

The Book of Five Rings is almost 400 years old, but its lessons are timeless. I’ve collected the ten best quotes and ideas that you can apply today.

Book quotes and summaries
Mar 12, 2021
The 3 biggest reasons why people complain

The 3 biggest reasons why people complain

The problem with complaining is that it makes you focus on the problem rather than the solution. Learn how to fix this fatal flaw.

How to control your emotions
Mar 10, 2021
The easy 4 step problem-solving process (+ examples)

The easy 4 step problem-solving process (+ examples)

This is the 4 step problem-solving process that I taught to my students for math problems, but it works for academic and social problems as well.

Chess math and language
Mar 07, 2021
How to stop hating someone and holding grudges

How to stop hating someone and holding grudges

When you hate someone, you’re drinking poison and expecting them to die. Learn how to stop hurting yourself with and get over your hate of others

The power of forgiveness
Mar 03, 2021
6 powerful reasons to bet on yourself

6 powerful reasons to bet on yourself

Betting on yourself is the fastest way to success. Now it’s time for you to learn how and why you need to do this as well.

Mental toughness
Feb 27, 2021
15 ways to finally get over someone you loved

15 ways to finally get over someone you loved

Personal experience, anecdotal evidence, and scientific experiments combine to teach you the best way to get over someone who’s broken your heart.

Dating and relationships
Feb 19, 2021
How to have fun and socialize sober

How to have fun and socialize sober

Most people have no idea how to socialize without the aid of alcohol and have fun sober. I’ve been having fun sober since 12/23/13. Here’s how to do it.

Sober life
Feb 14, 2021
The 4 secret reasons why college is a huge waste of time

The 4 secret reasons why college is a huge waste of time

In this day and age, college is a bad idea for so many reasons. In this article, I tell you the four major ones AND give you some alternatives.

Chess math and language
Jan 11, 2021
How to get your life together— 10 Practical steps to organize, improve, and transform your life

How to get your life together: 10 Practical steps to organize, improve, and transform your life

Learn how to get your life together with actionable tips and strategies to help you organize, improve, and transform your yourself.

Change your perspective
Jan 11, 2021
Life's not fair. How to deal with it.

Life’s not fair. How to deal with it.

Life is fair because it’s unfair to everyone. Learn how to take the unfair lemons in life and make lemonade. This is a skill that will change your life.

Living in the hood
Jan 10, 2021
Why people hate you (5 most common reasons)

Why people hate you (5 most common reasons)

Having haters sucks, but it’s part of life. In this article I not only tell you why you have haters, but what to do about them.

How to make friends
Jan 09, 2021

2020

How to give tough love

How to give tough love

Giving tough love can be terrifying. But if you truly care about someone, you must be prepared to help them face the uncomfortable facts

Living in the hood
Dec 20, 2020
How to be an attractive man (no-BS guide)

How to be an attractive man (no-BS guide)

What are the 20% of things responsible for 80% of your attractiveness and success with women? Learn all the skills and habits you need to be more attractive.

Dating and relationships
Dec 20, 2020
How to let go of the past— 6 steps to finally move on

How to let go of the past: 6 steps to finally move on

Being able to let go of the past was key to my sobriety and getting my life together. Learn how I released the past and made progress.

The power of forgiveness
Nov 21, 2020
8 reasons to push through the pain

8 reasons to push through the pain

You learn the most about yourself when you push through pain. These are some of the lessons that can’t be taught.

Longevity health and performance
Nov 15, 2020
7 reasons why writing is important

7 reasons why writing is important

There is no more effective method for organizing your thoughts than writing. Good writing is one of the most important skills that you can develop.

Writing skills
Nov 11, 2020
Don't do what makes you happy. Do this instead

Don’t do what makes you happy. Do this instead

Most of us can’t do what we love for money. That means we need a different way to find happiness through work. Read this to learn how.

Change your perspective
Oct 29, 2020
The difference between intuition and instinct

The difference between intuition and instinct

Intuition is the result of knowledge and knowledge is the result of experience. Instinct is innate. Learn the advantages of both.

Mental toughness
Oct 14, 2020
How to win a fight to the death

How to win a fight to the death

Fighting to the death teaches you a lot about life. Violence has a lot to teach us all. I learned from both street fights and boxing matches.

Longevity health and performance
Oct 10, 2020
Review of the Wim Hof Breathing Method

Review of the Wim Hof Breathing Method

After purchasing the Wim Hof video course, I have no regrets. Here is my comprehensive review of the Wim Hof breathing method and technique.

Mental toughness
Oct 06, 2020
How to train for a boxing match— Insights from a pro

How to train for a boxing match: Insights from a pro

Fighting is easy. Fighting is fun. What’s hard is training for the fight. What’s miserable is training for the fight.

Longevity health and performance
Sep 07, 2020
53 original sobriety quotes for addiction recovery

53 original sobriety quotes for addiction recovery

This is a collection of personal quotes I’ve made since getting sober in 2013. I hope these help someone struggling with their addiction as well.

Getting sober
Aug 31, 2020
16 best self-discipline quotes

16 best self-discipline quotes

This is a collection of my best quotes about self-discipline. These will help you remember what it takes to develop self-discipline and self-control.

Ed latimore original quotes
Aug 29, 2020
37 quotes from Ed Latimore about forgiveness

37 quotes from Ed Latimore about forgiveness

These quotes about forgiveness will help you let go of the painful past, live better in the present, and approach the future without trauma and guilt.

The power of forgiveness
Aug 29, 2020
6 steps to quit drinking on your own

6 steps to quit drinking on your own

Tired of struggling with alcohol? This post will show you how to take a break from booze so you can get your physical, emotional, and mental health in order.

Longevity health and performance
Jul 13, 2020
5 lessons from working at a homeless shelter

5 lessons from working at a homeless shelter

I once worked at a men’s homeless shelter. Here are five powerful lessons I learned from homeless people.

Living in the hood
Jun 15, 2020
How to be chill in 5 steps

How to be chill in 5 steps

This article will teach the techniques I use to remain ”super chill” and calm even when things get crazy.

How to control your emotions
Jun 05, 2020
Is karma real? 3 life lessons from a troll

Is karma real? 3 life lessons from a troll

You never know who’s paying attention on social media. An internet troll learns that what goes around comes around and that karma is a bitch.

Living in the hood
May 20, 2020
Is physics hard? How to learn basic physics

Is physics hard? How to learn basic physics

Physics isn’t hard. You just need a special approach to the math and theory involved. Here’s what you must do if you want to learn basic physics.

Math concepts
May 19, 2020
6 signs of mental and emotional maturity

6 signs of mental and emotional maturity

How do you become more mature and improve your quality of life? Here are 6 major signs of mental and emotional maturity that you can start to follow.

Change your perspective
Apr 04, 2020
Going back to school at 30— 4 things to know

Going back to school at 30: 4 things to know

If you’re thinking about going back to school, read this first. I detail my observations and experiences being an adult student in college.

Chess math and language
Mar 06, 2020
How to get better at math in 7 simple steps

How to get better at math in 7 simple steps

How did I go from being a poor math student in high school to getting a degree in physics? This article teaches the method I used to improve my math skills.

Math concepts
Mar 02, 2020
How to hustle like a crackhead

How to hustle like a crackhead

You don’t have to smoke crack to get the crackhead hustle, work ethic, and mindset. Read on to learn how.

Living in the hood
Feb 18, 2020
My experience getting an FUE hair transplant

My experience getting an FUE hair transplant

I detail my experience getting 3200 grafts of hair transplanted in an FUE hair restoration procedure. Before/after and timeline photos included.

How to stop balding
Feb 10, 2020
5 reasons you're broke— How to stop being poor

5 reasons you’re broke: How to stop being poor

Why was I broke? I was poor because of the problems on this list. If you don’t have enough money, learn the unsuspecting reasons why.

Living in the hood
Jan 28, 2020
Think you're hooked on porn? A former porn head gives you the 6 danger signs

Think you’re hooked on porn? A former porn head gives you the 6 danger signs

Maybe you’re wondering if you’re addicted to porn. I’ve compiled a list of the most common and obvious signs that you have a problem with porn.

How to stop watching porn
Jan 16, 2020