“There would be no Resistance without the Dream. The Dream comes first. Resistance follows. So if you wake up tomorrow morning overwhelmed with fear, dread, and negative energy, that’s a good sign. The massive shadow that you’re experiencing is being cast by an equally massive tree—the tree of your dream, your vision, your calling. The negative implies the positive. The more daunting the negative, the more brilliant the positive. Resistance has no power of its own. It’s a shadow, nothing more. As soon as we learn to look past the shadow to the Dream that has cast it, the shadow loses all power over us.” – Steven Pressfield
It’s been a dream of mine, for some time now, to write a book. I know the title of the book, the topic as well. It’s a big dream. As such, it casts a big shadow. Every time I’ve thought about starting the book, the Resistance has invaded my mind, planted itself firmly, and come up with a way to halt my action. Read the rest of this entry »
Doing it on our own is a nice challenge, but it rarely works. No matter what goal we’re trying to achieve. No matter our position in life, or our mission, we need help along the way. We need relationships that help us become better, more successful, and stronger men.
It’s been some time since I’ve created a “7 things every man needs” article. Over a year I think. Something that is going to change in the upcoming weeks as I delve back into this series from a completely different angle and with a completely different purpose.
We’ll look at things from style and literature, to today’s article: relationships every guy needs to be successful in every area of life (fitness included).
You may look at the title, and then at content and wonder, how in the hell does a man NEED this stuff? Good question. Simple answer. While a man may not need a business coach or a mentor to survive, he does need one in order to thrive. Read the rest of this entry »