Travel for Pennies on the Dollar with Workaway

Workaway is the website that let me live in Ukraine for two and a half months, learn Russian, and spend about $400 in all. The concept is similar to Couchsurfing, except that you stay with your host longer, food may be included, and you’re…

How to Use Social Proof to Get Laid

Social proof = using advantageous circumstances to make yourself appear more attractive. Here's a few examples of how this can play out. Luke lives in Las Vegas and goes to the same club a couple of times a week. He's a social guy and has…
How to Make Friends with Cool Guys

How to Make Friends with Cool Guys

I have a lot of experience meeting and making new friends. From the stoners to frat kids to Ivy League graduates with ambition, I've spent time hanging out with a huge cross-section of guys. I've learned a lot about friendship, with some common…
You're Talented! What are You Going to Do With It?

You're Talented! What are You Going to Do With It?

It's easy to appreciate your talents when you can throw a football into a garbage can at 40 yards or do long division without a calculator. However, more often than not our unique talents are not so visible. Just because they're not easily recognized…

The Real Reason Motivation Sucks and Discipline Matters

I'll start with a quote from Jocko Willink, the master of discipline. The following is taken from this candid podcast he did on the Tim Ferriss show. Accomplishing your goals is not about motivation, it's about discipline. - Motivation is fickle,…
Get More Done With this Simple Morning Routine

Get More Done With this Simple Morning Routine

When you get after it first thing you set an precedent for the whole day. My simple routine took me a while to develop but I'm really happy with it. It's a simple ritual that I look forward to doing and by sticking to it I'm noticeably more…
3 Things that Every Guy Can Do to be More Attractive

3 Things that Every Guy Can Do to be More Attractive

Transforming yourself into a guy that women fight over can take years, even if you devote considerable energy to it. In the last 18 months I've talked to thousands of women and I'm still a long, long way from being all that I'm capable of. However,…
Can you get laid if you're not good looking?

Can You Get Laid if you're not Good Looking?

In a word, yes. Looks are way less important to women than they are to men. Here are some things that matter more (by no means an exhaustive list). Confidence. Confidence is the guy equivalent of boobs. Girls respond positively to it regardless…

Appreciation and its Impact on Happiness

Recently I was reading a New Yorker article about an Iraqi SWAT team attempting to retake the city of Mosul from ISIS. I liked the whole piece but one part really grabbed my attention. Rayyan, a SWAT team commander, is describing his life. In…