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.
“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.
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.
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.
“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.”
“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.”
The journey requires sacrifice, but the rewards are great. Avoid shortcuts that promise easy transformation. Embrace the trials that deliver real change.
“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.”
“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.”
Mastic gum and products made from the mastic tree resin have some fantastic health benefits.
“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.”
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.
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
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.
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.
“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. “
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.
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.
“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.”
“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:”
Practical tips for woman to improve your personality, enhance your attractiveness, and find the perfect boyfriend for you.
How I used Monk Mode to improve my boxing, get sober, and create major change in my 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.
A father’s perspective on what happens when you get a baby.
Discover how to look more masculine and effortlessly exude masculinity from your wardrobe to your conversations
“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.”
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.
Your actions set things in motion in *your* universe. You create your universe the same way you create your life.
In this article, I mention the obvious and subtle signs someone will show if they are secretly an alcoholic, high-functioning or otherwise.
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!”
Principles to prepare for fatherhood that’ll make you unstoppable in all areas of life plus a quick baby essentials checklist.
38 Mamba Mentality Quotes on learning, dealing with pressure, work ethic, relating to people, and developing an indomitable will
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.
Here’s why you shouldn’t major in physics from someone who’s done it.
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.
Discover how to build resilience in life by asking yourself specific questions on a daily basis, and following the works of these philosophers.
If I had a time machine, here’s what I’d tell my younger on how to mature as a man.
This is how to really attract a high-value man, from a man’s perspective.
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.
Discover the benefits of quitting porn through taking control of your emotions.
Wondering about your first girlfriend? Here’s what happens when you get a girlfriend.
Want to know if you’re more than friends? Here are the signs a girl likes you romantically
Learning to fight is transformative to your mind, body, and confidence. In this article you’ll understand the undeniable benefits.
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.
Despite being written in 1984, Prometheus Rising by Robert Anton Wilson has some solid predictions about the next 30 years that are startlingly accurate.
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.
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.
I’ve been a boxer for over a decade. Here’s why it’s the toughest sport to learn
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.
Quitting alcohol can change your life if you let it. Here’s what to expect when you finally give up drinking
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.
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.
The way you dress tells a lot about you. These tips will teach you how to dress like the man you want to be.
Propecia has too many adverse effects. Rogaine doesn’t work well enough. Hair transplants are too expensive. Here is an affordable hair loss solution.
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.
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.
In Man’s Search For Meaning, Viktor Frankl teaches from his experiences surviving the Nazi Concentration. Here are the powerful quotes.
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.
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.
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.
In this post, I’ll find modern meaning and interpretation of Miyamoto Musashi’s short classic “Dokkodo”.
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.
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.
Want to develop a more masculine, attractive face? Read my review on Greek mastic gum.
I haven’t been sleeping well, so I tried Impossible Sleep. Learn how this supplement can help you sleep as well.
How muscular men can enhance physical attractiveness with better clothing choices
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.
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.
Bachelor Pad Economics: The Financial Advice Bible For Men gives guys everything they need to build a life without financial and female stress.
BlockerX bills itself as the “#1 self-control app,” but does it live it up to its own claims? Here’s my review.
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.
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.
Betting odds look perplexing to most people who are not involved in the sports betting or gambling scene. However, they are actually quite simple.
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.
These style tips will not only make you look taller, but some of them may actually increase your height.
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.
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.
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.
Fatherless homes lack examples for boys to follow into becoming men. This article provides solutions for the children of absent fathers.
All boys must develop these nine qualities of a masculine man to achieve their greatest potential. They are the passage into manhood.
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.
There’s no need to argue, parents just don’t understand. Discover how to cope with annoying parents with compassion and maintain your sanity.
This is bigger than just being good at math. Numbers are essential to life. Learn how to improve your numeracy skills in this lesson.
I’ve collected the big ideas from Machiavelli’s classic treatise on political philosophy and political theory. These are pragmatic ideas to seize power.
Here are my best quotes about dealing with haters, negativity, jealousy, and fake friends. Keep these in your heart to feel better.
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.
If you’re tired of reading stuff written by sleazy pick-up artists, this is an ethical guide with no tricks or manipulation.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Porn addiction withdrawal symptoms are shockingly similar to alcohol addiction. These strategies will help you handle the symptoms and quit porn for good.
These are the quotes and big ideas I’ve collected from Bruce Lee’s “The Tao of Jeet Kune Do”, with explanation and extrapolation.
Learn how to control your impulses, strengthen your focus, and harness your sexual energy to get anything you want from life with No Fap.
In this essay, I explain why I started boxing. I think all fighters will see a bit of themselves in this post.
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.
There’s a lot of debate on whether porn can actually be harmful, here’s what the science has to say.
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.
Even if you’re not addicted to porn, it still isn’t doing you any favors. Here are some good arguments to quit today
It’s not therapy, but these quotes to help deal with trauma are collected from my writings, Twitter, and other social media accounts.
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.
Kick the bad habit of watch porn for good by using a porn blocker. Here’s the top porn blockers reviewed for 2023.
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.
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.
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.
Feeling butterflies in your belly for a special girl? Here’s what to do before pouring out your heart
What always works isn’t always what’s obvious. This article gives an unconventional look at how to be a good boyfriend.
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.
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.
I explain the harsh truth of the boxing game and the factors that lead me to hang up the gloves for good.
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.
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.
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.
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,
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.
This collection of coffee jokes will leave you laughing and you might learn something new. Not for the politically correct or overly sensitive.
This list of crackhead quotes is divided into original crackhead quotes from me and crackhead quotes from other people.
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.
Whether you’re single or have been married for years, here’s how to be a leader in your relationship.
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.
Don’t be a pushover. Follow these practical steps to standing up for yourself and take back control of your life.
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.
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.
Just because people don’t like you, doesn’t mean you have to dislike yourself. Here’s what to if you have haters.
Learn how to increase willpower so you can break bad habits, build new habits, and achieve your goals faster.
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.
Overcoming an addiction can be hard. But it doesn’t have to be if you implement these four strategies for avoiding relapses.
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
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.
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
Worried about getting rejected when you talk to girls? Interested in meeting women but not sure where to start? Start here.
Discover actionable steps you can take to be more interesting, expand your mind, and tap into a life you can get excited about
Personal magnetism is a superpower. Discover how to be more charismatic, attract more people, and captivate no matter where you are.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A lot of things happen when you stop drinking alcohol. Here are 8 benefits I’ve observed from 9 years of sobriety.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The problem with complaining is that it makes you focus on the problem rather than the solution. Learn how to fix this fatal flaw.
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.
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
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.
Personal experience, anecdotal evidence, and scientific experiments combine to teach you the best way to get over someone who’s broken your heart.
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.
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.
Learn how to get your life together with actionable tips and strategies to help you organize, improve, and transform your yourself.
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.
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.
Giving tough love can be terrifying. But if you truly care about someone, you must be prepared to help them face the uncomfortable facts
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.
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.
You learn the most about yourself when you push through pain. These are some of the lessons that can’t be taught.
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.
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.
Intuition is the result of knowledge and knowledge is the result of experience. Instinct is innate. Learn the advantages of both.
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.
After purchasing the Wim Hof video course, I have no regrets. Here is my comprehensive review of the Wim Hof breathing method and technique.
Fighting is easy. Fighting is fun. What’s hard is training for the fight. What’s miserable is training for the fight.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I once worked at a men’s homeless shelter. Here are five powerful lessons I learned from homeless people.
This article will teach the techniques I use to remain ”super chill” and calm even when things get crazy.
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.
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.
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.
If you’re thinking about going back to school, read this first. I detail my observations and experiences being an adult student in college.
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.
You don’t have to smoke crack to get the crackhead hustle, work ethic, and mindset. Read on to learn how.
I detail my experience getting 3200 grafts of hair transplanted in an FUE hair restoration procedure. Before/after and timeline photos included.
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.
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.
Not every guy wants to be a lifelong playboy, so I’m here to teach men how to have a happy relationship.
Everyone wants to be happy. But so few people are. This post explores why you aren’t excited about your life and what to do about it.
I used to care what everyone else thought about me. Getting over the fear of judgment was one of the best things I ever did. Here’s how you can too.
I grew up in the projects and learned a lot about crackheads and crack dealers. Here are some little-known facts about them.
I was once a broke alcoholic. Then I changed my life. Now I’m a sober top 1% earner. Here are the 10 things I did to change my life.
Gratitude can make any situation better, but only if you understand it. Learn how and why to express gratitude.
Hard work will always beat talent. In this article, learn why and how to work harder than the competition.
You learn more valuable life lessons losing than you do from winning. These are 8 valuable lessons I learned from getting knocked out in front of the world.
These are 30 lessons I’ve learned about becoming a better man. I’m not the best version, but I’ve Improved and this guide can help you too.
A curated list of the most influential, memorable, and instructive books that I have read over my entire life.
Learn why you can’t force love. Impatient, insecure, or damaged people try to force a relationship to develop quickly.
If you can’t spot the red flags, you’re in big trouble. This article teaches men how to effectively vet women and successfully get into a relationship.
Fighting in the hood is always about more than just fighting. The following is an important lesson I learned from living and fighting in the hood.
This is the plan I used to stop my porn addiction. This is a real, battle tested, science backed, reality based plan to stop your porn addiction.
You might be wondering if you have a drinking problem. Above all things, there is one sure sign that you have a drinking problem.
Everyone thinks they’re competitive, but they aren’t. They just like to win. This list teaches you how to be more competitive.
Here are 48 life lessons I learned from being a boxer. You may never fight, but if you use these lessons, you’ll gain a huge advantage in the world.
You ask yourself, “Why nobody gives a damn about me?” I have the answer. No one cares about you. It’s not personal. It’s just human nature.