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.
“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.”
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.
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.
A father’s perspective on what happens when you get a baby.
Principles to prepare for fatherhood that’ll make you unstoppable in all areas of life plus a quick baby essentials checklist.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
There’s no need to argue, parents just don’t understand. Discover how to cope with annoying parents with compassion and maintain your sanity.
If you’re tired of reading stuff written by sleazy pick-up artists, this is an ethical guide with no tricks or manipulation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Whether you’re single or have been married for years, here’s how to be a leader in your relationship.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
The problem with complaining is that it makes you focus on the problem rather than the solution. Learn how to fix this fatal flaw.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
You don’t have to smoke crack to get the crackhead hustle, work ethic, and mindset. Read on to learn how.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.