Podcast #615: How to Develop Authentic Gravitas
Jo’s Monday walk : Barragem de Beliche
Sunday Firesides: Compliment Deflection is Gift Denial
Cardio for the Man Who Hates Cardio: The Benefits of Rucking
The 10 Best Sherlock Holmes Stories
keep the heart touchable.
Podcast #614: Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life
music amongst the trees.
A Man’s Guide to Brushes and Combs
Lost and Found in Autumn
Podcast #613: How Soldiers Die in Battle
remembering on memorial day.
Jo’s Monday walk : Praia de Barril
Sunday Firesides: Self-Control for What?
23 Dangerous Things You Should Let Your Kids Do
How to Create the Ultimate At-Home Fondue Date
How to Pick the Perfect Campsite
When ‘living the dream’ goes pear-shaped
Podcast #612: Grillmaster Secrets for Flame-Cooked Perfection
How to Grow Your Man Antlers
Podcast #611: How a Weekly Marriage Meeting Can Strengthen Your Relationship
Jo’s Monday walk : Beyond the hill
Sunday Firesides: Change Is the Master Key
an evening at home.
The Best Damn Guide to Men’s T-Shirts on the Internet
What to Do When Someone Tells the Same Stories Over and Over
5 Simple Syrup Recipes to Elevate Your Homemade Cocktails, Sodas, Coffees, and More
the whole story.
A flawed invitation!
Podcast #610: Who Lives in Survival Situations, Who Dies, and Why
With Love from Australia
3 Lessons From Homer’s Odyssey
Podcast #609: The 3 Tasks of Moving From Adolescence to Adulthood
Jo’s Monday walk : The long way to the River
Sunday Firesides: Blessed Are the Trail Maintainers
Reviving Blue Collar Work: 4 Myths About the Skilled Trades
20 Not (That) Lame Knock-Knock Jokes
Making Your Moods Work for You
Playing with shadows
Podcast #608: How Caffeine Hooks, Hurts, and Helps Us
Mindful in May and Beyond
The Benefits of Hanging for Strength and Mobility
Podcast #607: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Jo’s Monday walk : Vaqueiros, Cheese fest & the choir
A cup of coffee and a book
Sunday Firesides: Marriage Is More Than a Piece of Paper
The Best Way to Retain What You Read
The Complete Guide to Pocket Knives
How to Run a Virtual Race
Top of the Town
Podcast #606: How to Activate Your Brain’s Happy Chemicals
construction and creation.
The Productivity Tool I Use to Get Things Done
Cranes over the Top
Podcast #605: The Money Moves You Should Make Right Now
Jo’s Monday walk : Back to the salt pans
Life Lessons from Animals
The Overlooked Key to Maintaining Your Sanity During Quarantine
In Tip Top condition
Sunday Firesides: How Bad Do You Want It?
Kid Craft of the Week: Easy, No-Sew Teepee
On Top of the World
How to Make Cold Brew Coffee at Home
On Top in the Alentejo
Podcast #604: The Boring Decadence of Modern Society
The Science, Techniques, and Recipes to Elevate Your Grilling (+ Grill Giveaway!)
Life at the Top
Podcast #603: The Physical Keys to Human Resilience
Jo’s Monday walk : Capelinha and the lanes
The Stories We Tell
The Complete Guide to Hiking (And Enjoying It)
Sunday Firesides: Exercise, Man’s Most Faithful Companion
Kid Craft of the Week: Rubber Band Gun
2 Ways to Fold a Letter Into Its Own Envelope
I just can’t s-top!
Podcast #602: The Case for Being Unproductive
Hill Top Heaven?
The Best Books to Read in Uncertain Times
No Power, No Worries
Podcast #601: How to Get Jailhouse Strong
Jo’s Monday walk : Changing reality
The topic is Easter
Sunday Firesides: Plausability Is Pegged to a Person
Kid Craft of the Week: Battery Made From Quarters
Views of COVID 19 – Chile, England, Finland and Portugal
Beyond “Sissy” Resilience: On Becoming Antifragile
How to Crack an Egg With One Hand
My Top View of Tavira
Podcast #600: What Board Games Teach Us About Life
between terror and fear.
Cross on Top
The Old-Fashioned Secret to Better, Healthier Sleep
grounds on the ground.
Photographers on Top
Podcast #599: The Physical Intelligence That Helps You Take Action
Jo’s Monday walk : Beja Blues
A Slow Awakening
Sunday Firesides: Do the Right Thing, for Right Now
Kid Craft of the Week: Mirror Periscope
How to Give Yourself a Buzz Cut
Cherub on top!
How to Make Cheesy Bacon Rolls
Room at the top?
The Cure for Quarantine-Induced Malaise: Enrollment for The Strenuous Life Is Open!
Over the top!
What Time Should You Wake Up to Do Your Best Work?
Podcast #597: A Survival Expert’s Guide to Bugging-In
Jo’s Monday walk : Castelo de Vide
Virtual walking on Phillip Island
Sunday Firesides: Embracing the Coin of Character
Kid Craft of the Week: Pencil Catapult
18 At-Home Date Ideas
10 Tips for Tackling Your First Major DIY Automotive Repair
from bored to board.
Fun with textures
Podcast #596: The Mystery, Science, and Life-Changing Power of the Hot Hand
How I Finally Made Flossing a Habit
Podcast #595: Everything You Need to Know About Creating a Home Gym
Jo’s Monday walk : Portagem to Ammaia
BIG AoM Book Sale: Buy One Ebook Get One FREE
Sunday Firesides: The Saving Power of Daily Rituals
21 Epigrams Every Man Should Live By
Home delivery is a wonderful thing—if you can get it
Grey Skies and Lighthouses
Cool Uncle Tricks: Make a Salt Shaker Disappear
Podcast #594: How Churchill (and London) Survived the Blitz of 1940
The AoM Guide to Staying at Home (Without Being Bored Out of Your Mind)
Podcast #593: All You Have to Do Is Ask
Jo’s Monday walk : Magnificent Marvão
To the Moon and Back
Sunday Firesides: Build Your Life Upon Multiple Pillars of Support
Can You Carry a Message to Garcia?
How to Make a Ladder From Tubular Webbing
Make This Dark Guinness Bread for St. Patrick’s Day
A Koala Convention
ideas come from everything.
Podcast #592: Being a Man in the Lousy Modern World
panic in the paper aisle.
How to Build Instant Rapport
why worry, why hurry?
Podcast #591: Solve Problems Before They Become Problems
Our Great Ocean Road Adventure
the only thing.
Sunday Firesides: The Law of Sacrifice
How to Fall Asleep in 2 Minutes or Less
Podcast #590: The Creation of Sherlock Holmes
The Monthly Huckberry Giveaway: March 2020
Read These 5 Books to Get the Personal Finance Education You Never Had
Jade treasures in Taiwan’s national museum
Wild about the Grampians
Podcast #589: How Exercise Helps Us Find Happiness, Hope, Connection, and Courage
Jo’s Monday walk : Alcoutim, with the choir
sing me a song.
Sunday Firesides: What Would Disappoint Your 16-Year-Old Self About the Current You?
The Power of Conversation: A Lesson from CS Lewis and JRR Tolkien
How to Take Care of Rope
How to Dry Wet Boots With Hot Rocks
tell their stories.
A Chat with Pat – Silver Linings
Podcast #588: The Audacious Command of Alexander the Great
General Patton’s Strategy for Winning in War and Life: Keep Punching
Podcast #587: How to Get More Pleasure and Fulfillment Out of Your Reading
Jo’s Monday walk : Peaceful Pecháo
i love cinnamon.
Hector and Achilles: Two Paths to Manliness
quick check-in, not so quick check-out.
How to Find the Natural Part In Your Hair
Take Tonight’s Dinner Up a Notch With These Stupidly Easy Biscuits
Podcast #586: The Story of the Skiing Soldiers of WWII
When a Dream becomes Reality
Want to Get Into Jazz? Listen to These 10 Albums First
cloudy, with a chance of sheep.
Podcast #585: Inflammation, Saunas, and the New Science of Depression
Jo’s Monday walk : Over the border
Sunday Firesides: Make Decisions Based on the Rule, Not the Exception
glittery wheel of misfortune.
If/How to Wear a Suit Without a Tie
How to Rip a Tablecloth Off a (Dish-Laden) Table
6 Ways to Sharpen Your Pencils
Podcast #584: How to Avoid Falling in Love With the Wrong Person
the real deal.
Wry Rules for Navigating a Flawed Universe
Podcast #583: How to Stay Mentally Sharp and Fulfilled as You Age
Seduced Down Under
Jo’s Monday walk : Corte Pequena
Sunday Firesides: Put Your Loves in Order
How to Haggle Like Your Old Man
Capital, in a small way : Ponta Delgada
Your New Go-To Winter Cocktail: The Negroni
Podcast #582: Essential Lessons From Great Wartime Leaders
What Every Man Should Stock in His Medicine Cabinet
Bushfires and the heartbreak of Australia’s new landscapes
Can you see the patterns?
The 3 Simple Steps to Stopping Negative Self-Talk
can I get a witness?
Podcast #581: The Tiny Habits That Change Everything
Jo’s Monday walk : A sally through the salt marshes
Sunday Firesides: Control = Courage
The Prisoner Workout: Killer Bodyweight Exercises for Small Spaces
How to Level Up Your Sorry Excuse for Nachos
How to Fall (Without Hurting Yourself)
Podcast #580: Why People Do (Or Don’t) Listen to You
Going back to Lake Tyers
‘No place like home’ light
Podcast #579: Jack London’s Literary Code
Jo’s Monday walk : Vaqueiros in Spring
Sunday Firesides: The Weight of Worthy Work
lunar new year.
How to Avoid Conversational Narcissism
20 Rules for Walking
Light of our lives
Seven of the best Free Camps in Victoria
Podcast #578: Figuring Out If You Should Change Careers (And How to Do It)
The Secrets to Power, Mastery, and Truth Is Now Available on Kindle!
An Update on My Testosterone-Boosting Experiment: 7 Years Later
Podcast #577: An FBI Agent’s 6 Signs for Sizing People Up
Jo’s Monday walk : Sáo Bartholomeu de Messines
Sunday Firesides: Act on What You Have, to Get What You Don’t
Three things have lifted my heart today
An Introduction to Rope: Construction and Materials
Podcast #576: A Treasure Trove of American Philosophy
Why I’m Thankful I Had a Drinking Problem: A Few Life Lessons From Beating the Bottle
A Peek at The Strenuous Life: January 2020
Podcast #575: Counterintuitive Advice on Making Exercise a Sustainable Habit
An Australian comedian has raised more than $26 million to fight deadly bushfires — WGNO
Jo’s Monday walk : Paderne Medieval Fair
Sunday Firesides: The Last Great Adventure
Innes National Park
Here’s What Happened When I Wore a Tie to Work Every Day for a Year
3 Ways to Make Improvised Snow Goggles
Podcast #574: The Power of Bad — Overcoming the Negativity Effect
Finally Understand How to Keep a Bullet Journal
Podcast #573: Why You Don’t Finish What You Start (And What to Do About It)
back to the future.
Jo’s Monday walk : Fuseta to Olháo
Sunday Firesides: Change at the Leverage Point
How to Eat What You Want and Still Lose Weight
sci-fi or reality tv?
2020: New Year, new decade: A clear vision
turn of the wheel.
A light in the darkness
16 Ways to Become a Better Man in the New Year
Podcast #572: The Unexpected Upsides of Being a Late Bloomer
mind the gap.
Jo’s Monday walk : Benafim to Alte
come home to you.
Sunday Firesides: Push Back From the Table
Start the day with a Changing of the Guards
The Best of Art of Manliness 2019
Podcast #571: The Voyage of Character
Jo’s Monday walk : Christmas in Tavira
Flower market better than traffic in Taipei
Reason to Celebrate
the heat is on.
change of seasons.
Cool Uncle Tricks: Turn a Dollar Bill Into a Fighter Jet
Off on the next adventure
How to Make Stovetop Popcorn
What to Do When Your Car Is Stranded In the Snow
Podcast #570: St. Augustine’s Real-World Spirituality for Restless Hearts
Castro Marim : Proud to be ‘on display’
Podcast #569: How to Perform Your Best Under Pressure
Jo’s Monday walk : Cultured in Coimbra
Wild, Salty and a little bit Pink
who’s the boss?
Sunday Firesides: Live Life Drunk
8 Myths of Men’s Style
How to Harvest and Use Nature’s Aspirin
Podcast #568: The Untold Story Behind the Famous Robbers Cave Experiment
No, Scott Morrison, my husband does NOT want to be fighting fires this summer!
The Ways We Remain Immature Children, Even as Mature Adults
Podcast #567: Understanding the Wonderful, Frustrating Dynamic of Friendship
Jo’s Monday walk : Aveiro & surrounds
Another world at Mungo
Sunday Firesides: Ride the Dissonance
the teacher is the learner.
A Primer on Brandy
How to Carry Fire
Podcast #566: How to Have a Hyggely Christmas and a More Memorable New Year
Podcast #565: Stillness Is the Key
Jo’s Monday walk : Mesquita & the Fonte
Outback Trip- Melbourne to Wentworth
Sunday Firesides: Simplicity Is Not Laziness
Who Is Your Age Peer?
Shop the AoM Store for the Holidays (With Black Friday Sales Up to 30% Off!)
Fabulous fashions of West Africa
Podcast #564: Assault Your Assumptions Through Red Teaming
50 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Men
How to Pick Up the 7-10 Split in Bowling
yet to happen.
Announcing a New AoM Book! The Secrets to Power, Mastery, and Truth
Jo’s Monday walk : Back to Serenity (Monte Velho)
Sunday Firesides: Manners Develop Self-Control (And May Preserve Democracy)
little pockets, big ideas.
An Outback Itinerary
Living the dream… a year on!
Podcast #562: How Boxing Can Fight Parkinson’s Disease
The Seasons of a Man’s Life: The Mid-Life Transition
Podcast #561: Get With the Program
Showcasing plants that thrive in difficult locations
A Chat with Carlisle – Living the Dream
vin and tang.
Jo’s Monday walk : Seville, second helpings
Sunday Firesides: Don’t Fight the Last War
in praise of ironing.
How to Make Pemmican
next to normal.
A Man’s Guide to Etiquette
that’s going to leave a mark.
Podcast #560: The Magic of Walking
winter is coming.
The Seasons of a Man’s Life: Early Adulthood
Podcast #559: How to Handle Difficult Conversations
for the veterans.
Jo’s Monday walk : Sunny Seville, on a mission
a phoenix rises.
How to Make a Leather Belt
How to Treat a Black Eye
The Seasons of a Man’s Life: An Introduction
Podcast #558: The Strenuous President
Podcast #557: Grow, Adapt, and Reinvent Yourself Through Ultralearning
Moods of the Murray
the pumpkin march.
Jo’s Monday walk : Sáo Brás de Alportel, then and now
Sunday Firesides: Shame Is a Gift
Sculpture in the middle of nowhere
Lessons from The Art of War: Good Leaders vs. Bad Leaders
halloween is back.
Just a few lines, to close…
Podcast #556: How to Find Your Calling in Life
crash and burn.
the promise of your dawn
10 Classic Frightening Short Stories That Will Haunt Your Imagination
New in the Store: The AoM “Anatomical” Dopp Kit
Podcast #555: Dandelion Children vs. Orchid Children
Jo’s Monday walk : Morgado do Quintáo
Sunday Firesides: Stop Living Life “Paycheck to Paycheck”
Expensive visas, clever watch repair (x2) and cheap food (x2)
swim out to it.
Two Methods for Homemade Invisible Ink (One of Which Works)
How to Untie a Tight Knot
baked with a dash of whimsy.
Podcast #554: Babe Ruth and the World He Made
Podcast #553: How to Become Indistractable
Sunday Firesides: Expect Great Things
Contemporary Indonesian artworks on display
How to Open a Can Without an Opener
Playing the Tin Sandwich: A Primer on the Harmonica
where to begin.
Podcast #552: How to Optimize Your Metabolism
small and big.
Podcast #551: Inside the Gangsters’ Code
panic in the disco.
Jo’s Monday walk : Along the Guadiana
Announcing a New AoM Original E-book: The 33 Marks of Maturity
Light the Night
the wait is over.
Sunday Firesides: “The I-Need-a-New-Mattress” Fallacy
Join me at a floating market in the Mekong Delta
24 Better Questions to Ask Kids About How Their Day Went
Podcast #550: How to Strengthen Your Marriage Against Divorce
How to Choose the Right Styling Product for Your Hair
regrets? you’ve had a few…
Brews and Views
Podcast #549: Leadership Lessons from the Gridiron’s Greatest Coaches
Jo’s Monday walk : Ferragudo
Sunday Firesides: Truth Is Found in Tension; Power Is Created in Paradox
Your First Style Steps: Beyond Jeans, T-Shirts, and Tennis Shoes
How to Make a Dakota Fire Hole
Rio Arade, A special place
Podcast #548: How to Start and Sustain Conversations
holding the moon in october.
Podcast #547: Achieving Success Through the Pursuit of Fulfillment
Jo’s Monday walk : Alvor & the Estuary
origami and chocolate.
Sunday Firesides: What Would My Best Self Do?
national neighbor day.
How to Make a Lantern Out of an Aluminum Can (And a Candle Out of Bacon Fat)
Podcast #546: How to Get a Memory Like a Steel Trap
The Rationality of Emotions
Podcast #545: How Not to Get Scammed, Conned, or Duped
a summing up.
Jo’s Monday walk : Frolics at the Fair
Sunday Firesides: The False Power of the High Chair Tyrant
Cool Uncle Tricks: How to Balance an Egg
Grab a Barbell . . . And Break Out the Smelling Salts?
Podcast #544: The Audacious Life of Winston Churchill
4 Myths About Men and Emotion
Podcast #543: Learn the System for Getting Things Done
Jo’s Monday walk : Wollaton Hall
The Marree Man—a modern whodunnit in Australia
Sunday Firesides: The 3 Types of Friendship
Nails or Screws?
How a Men’s Dress Shirt Should Fit
Podcast #542: When Breath Becomes Air
How to Make Ernest Hemingway’s Favorite Hamburger
Podcast #541: The Art of Noticing
Jo’s Monday walk : Lotherton Hall
Sunday Firesides: Plans Are Useless, But . . .
Flight of a Dove
Get Yourself Some Get Action Sweatbands
A Primer on Bowhunting
firsts are best.
Podcast #540: How to Be a More Compelling Person
the tipping point.
How to Read Long and Difficult Books
Podcast #539: Life Hacking, A Reexamination
Jo’s Monday walk : Kirkstall Abbey to Leeds City Centre
Sunday Firesides: Tending Over Weeding
Archibald Prize features Australian faces
Show Off Your Heritage: How to Make a Cufflink Display
John Muir on Holding Your Breath in Civilization and Exhaling in Nature
Podcast #538: Research-Backed Answers to All Your Fitness FAQs
Make It Easier for People to Get to Know You
Five Reasons to Visit Rawson
on the surface.
Podcast #537: How to Think Like a Roman Emperor
Jo’s Monday walk : Carvoeiro Boxes
How to “Teach” a Kid to Ride a Bike (Without Having to Teach Them at All)
Sunday Firesides: The Birthday Empathy Test
What Every Man Should Know About Having a Heart Attack
How to Win an Arm Wrestling Match
Podcast #536: How to Achieve a “Rich Life” With Your Finances
How to Make the Perfect Margarita
Portraits capture costumes and history
Podcast #535: The Problem of Self-Help in a Liquid Age
The Art of Paying Attention
losing your head.
And to conclude….
la casita pacifica.
Sunday Firesides: Know the Rules, to Better Break Them
Jo’s Monday walk : Vila Franca do Campo
out of the woods.
A Visual Primer on 10 Common Menswear Patterns
Podcast #534: How Navigation Makes Us Human
How Conversation Builds Character
Podcast #533: How to Be a Time Warrior
Big and little Rail Journeys
History museum gives great overview of Vietnam
Sunday Firesides: Your Awkward Moment is Going, Going . . . Gone
How to Take Care of Your Calluses
How to Survive a Plunge Down a Waterfall
Podcast #532: How to Create a Neighborhood Where Kids Play Outside
make a difference.
How to Keep Your Head (and Even Thrive) in a Bureaucracy
Podcast #531: How to Best Harness Your Willpower
New AoM Tee: Ride the Thunder
Sunday Firesides: The One You Feed
Ghost month and its consequences
Getting the Stink Out of Your Shoes
August Aliveness – It’s time to Shine
Podcast #530: How to Get More “Aha” Insights
How to Change the Oil on a Motorcycle
possibilities for sale, but not today.
Podcast #529: The Money Scripts That Are Holding Back Your Financial Future
Smiles always win the day
Sunday Firesides: There Is No Other Way
Capelas, Sáo Miguel- not quite a Monday walk
How to Make Civil War Era Hardtack
How to Survive an Alligator Attack
Terra Nostra Garden Hotel, Furnas
Podcast #528: Become a More Competent Human Through Micromastery
12 Balance Exercises You Can Do on a 2×4
Podcast #527: Father Wounds, Male Spirituality, and the Journey to the Second Half of Life
Jo’s Monday walk : Sete Cidades
Announcing a New AoM Original E-book: The Warrior Monk Philosophy of Boxing Trainer Cus D’Amato
Sunday Firesides: How Not to Be Disappointed With Your Friends
The Best Haircut for Your Face Shape
Let’s go shopping—the Ivory Coast
The Best Way to Salt Meat
Podcast #526: The Rise and Fall of the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History
Five Ways to beat the Winter Blues
Just a day on Pico
Why Teasing Is Good for Society, and for the Soul
Podcast #525: How to Stress Proof Your Body and Brain
Jo’s Monday walk : Porto Pim
Sunday Firesides: I Have Kids
How to Make Shorts From Pants (No Sewing Required!)
How to Open a Coconut (With or Without Tools)
Podcast #524: Boxing Trainer Teddy Atlas on What It Means to Be a Man
Ghana national park is home to almost 500 species
A glum day on Faial
How to Stand Up to Your Boss
Podcast #523: How to Keep a Happy Relationship Happy
no hurry, no worry.
Jo’s Monday walk : Cosmopolitan Horta
Sunday Firesides: The Underrated Excitement of Moderation
Where the hell is Wandi Pub?
5 Critical Knife Skills for the Outdoorsman
A scoot up a hill!
Podcast #522: What Is Wit and Why Does the World Need It?
The Best John Adams Quotes
Podcast #521: The 5 Universal Laws of Success
Jo’s Monday walk : Simply Sáo Jorge
Dance of the Panther—an athletic extravaganza
Never take a single breath for granted
Sunday Firesides: Don’t Confuse Familiarity With Truth
How to Grill the Perfect Burger
How to Clean and De-Rust a Barbell
what people do.
Ponta Delgado- the gardens
Podcast #520: The Surprising Origins and Prevalence of Bigorexia and Male Body Image Issues
6 Deficiencies That Are Sabotaging Your Social Life
Podcast #519: How to Start Your Own Farm
Masks and costumes are highlights at Sierra Leone museum
Forrest Runs and Falls
Jo’s Monday walk : Ponta Delgada
spiderman is in the big house.
Sunday Firesides: Shorter Weapons; Longer Boundaries
7 Techniques for Capturing People’s Attention
How to Make a Whistle From a Soda Can
Podcast #518: The Quest for a Moral Life
Announcing “The Spartan Way” Ebook!
The Man Book: Creating a Reservoir of Timeless Wisdom
Podcast #517: What Big-Time Catastrophes Can Teach Us About How to Improve the Systems of Our Lives
Jo’s Monday walk : Serra do Topo to Fajá dos Cubros
Five sides to the Great Ocean Road
Sunday Firesides: Ad-Lib Fatherhood
immune system surrenders without notice.
The Best First Knife for a Kid
How to Build a Summer Fire
Podcast #516: How to Lead an Unstoppable Team
The Summer 2019 Enrollment of The Strenuous Life Is Now Open
A Call to place : the Azores
A Man’s Guide to Cleaning and Caring for Suede
when on a break from your break.
Podcast #515: Aristotle’s Wisdom on Living the Good Life
Sunday Firesides: The Power of Liminal Spaces
How to Grow a Mustache
How to Survive a Rollover Car Crash
Good, Better, Best: 3 Methods for Making Restaurant-Quality Pizza at Home
Poor John has more converts
Shaun Kirk – on the journey, soul music and cold showers
Podcast #514: Remembering D-Day 75 Years Later
The Complete Guide to Making a DIY First Aid Kit
Unusual coffins are common in Ghana
Podcast #513: Be Your Own Bodyguard
blood, sweat, and tears.
Sunday Firesides: Don’t Confuse Impact With Intention
Ways to make the most of a Wintery Long Weekend
Korhogo cloth keeps Ivory Coast tradition alive
The Art of Anticipation
big and small.
Podcast #512: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
Shop the AoM Store for Father’s Day (And Get 15% Off!)
How to Pursue a New Career (While Still Getting the Bills Paid)
Podcast #511: Mastering the Psychology of Investing
The Power of Yes
Living the dream… 6 months on
show and (don’t) tell
Millennials as Human Wormholes to WWII
How to Choose the Perfect Steak: All Your FAQs Answered
The challenges of drying laundry
Podcast #510: The Greatest Battle of the Korean War
7 Reasons You Should Still Keep a Paper Map in Your Glovebox
Stepping out in the High Country
Podcast #509: Good Shame; Bad Shame
Village walks always reward
Jo’s Monday walk : Mértola’s 10th Islamic Festival
Sunday Firesides: Don’t Be Authentic; Be Artificial
How to Make an Archery Bow Out of PVC Pipe
New “Get Action” Swag!
The James Bond Shower: A Shot of Cold Water for Health and Vitality
Silves- a winning formula!
15 Constellations Every Man Should Know (And How to Find Them)
Podcast #508: Break Out of Your Cage and Stop Being a Human Zoo Animal
9 Reasons You Should Host a Dinner Party This Weekend
A special stay at The Little Boabab
Podcast #507: How to Increase Your Personal Agency
Sunday Firesides: Run at the Wall
michigan: the sasquatch state. and the Great Lakes are here too.
Vine bridge, avocados and painted toes
Use a Newspaper to Test a Knife’s Sharpness
The Incredible, Edible, and Yes, Microwavable Egg
Podcast #506: How to Improve Your Speaking Voice
The Monthly Huckberry Giveaway: May 2019
African taxis keep us laughing
Escape the Algorithm!
How To Change A Flat Tire
Podcast #505: A Man’s Need for Ritual
Jo’s Monday walk : Back lane beauty
Sunday Firesides: Marriage Isn’t a Game of Russian Roulette
African housing ranges from simple to elaborate
Rainy season is coming—time for a new roof
Chukka Boots: The FAQ
Ernest Hemingway’s Advice on Camping Out
The Magic of May
Podcast #504: How an Olympic Marathoner Trains, Eats, Recovers, and Stays Mentally Strong
bringing in the may.
Your Life Explained Through Dopamine
Podcast #503: The Case for the 24/6 Lifestyle
moving to simplicity.
Jo’s Monday walk : Gorjões
Sunday Firesides: Against Little Red Hen Culture
How many people can you get in/on a car
Meet Bai Bureh—a West African warrior and hero
How to Be a Better Dad When You Travel for Business
How to Siphon Fuel
Minimal Impact Camping and Cycling Routes
Practice Productive Procrastination
Podcast #502: Why You Should Talk to Strangers
Celebrating life at Easter!
how much does it cost?
Village life in West Africa—welcome to Byama
Your New Grab ‘n Go Breakfast: Overnight Oats
chocolate vs. the whole rest of the world.
Podcast #501: Zero to Hero: From Bullied Kid to Medal of Honor Recipient
Jo’s Monday walk : Easter in Tavira
Sunday Firesides: Eternity Is Now
How to Make Your Haircut Last Longer
How to Make a Soda Can Stove
such things to be.
one long process.
Podcast #500: Let’s Talk About Death Over Dinner
How to Test Your Relationship Without Moving In Together
Podcast #499: A Fascinating Primer on Norse Mythology
Bloggers Awards and Reflections
Jo’s Monday walk : Zoo, zoo, Zoomarine!
Visiting a doctor in West Africa
you never forget.
Sunday Firesides: Are You Really Just Jealous?
waiting to be.
How to Build a Home Gym on the Cheap
How to Get a Bird Out of Your House
Podcast #498: Lessons in Persistence From Climber Tommy Caldwell
When the wheels fall off—almost
6 Ways to Streamline Your Mornings
The Monthly Huckberry Giveaway: April 2019
Liberia’s only sanctuary for rescued animals
Africa and her amazing hairstyles
Podcast #497: The Meaning, Manifestations, and Treatments for Anxiety
Sunday Firesides: You Are Not Responsible for Other People’s Feelings
How to Wear a Denim Jacket
each one can be true.
Podcast #496: What Plato’s Republic Has to Say About Being a Man
Walking on water
How to Survive (and Prevent) a Carjacking
Podcast #495: Wish You Had More Time? What You Really Want is More Memories
Jo’s Monday walk : Dramatic skies over Querença
Sunday Firesides: If You Can Always Be Found, Can You Ever Get Lost?
More Footage: Take the One-Month “Do Something New Every Day” Challenge
One way to keep a president on his toes
How to Make Ballpark Pretzels
How to Make a Marine Corps Fighting Hole
Chipping granite in Africa—a tough way to make a living
Podcast #494: The Inspiring Story of One of WWII’s Greatest Tank Gunners
a poem begins.
How to Make a New Hole in a Leather Belt (Using Whatever Tools You’ve Got)
Podcast #493: 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die
Jo’s Monday walk : Street art in Silves
What makes you feel alive
Sunday Firesides: Feelings Follow Action
How to Make a Potato Cannon
less not more.
Podcast #492: How to Survive a Secret Syrian Terrorist Prison
Can Special Glasses Improve the Whiskey Drinking Experience?
and on the seventh day…
Podcast #491: Everything You Know About Passion is Wrong
Jo’s Monday walk : Natural beauty at Fonte Filipe
Not all roads in West Africa are bumpy
Bead-making an industry in West Africa
You can buy a bra in Africa
What Pattern Are You Setting in Your Family?
How to Tie a One-Handed Bowline Knot
find the safe spot.
Moseying through West Africa
The Girls from Snowy River
A Beginner’s Guide to the Underappreciated Pencil
Podcast #490: Can You Learn to Be Lucky?
more or less.
Podcast #489: How to Get a Handle on Your Anger
Jo’s Monday walk : A very traditional village
what it isn’t.
Why I Deadlift With My Feet So Close Together
Carnaval in Tavira
Podcast #488: Fasting as a Spiritual Discipline
4 Lessons From a 4-Week Social Media Fast
A Zen Start to March
Podcast #487: Leadership Lessons From the 3 Greatest Ancient Commanders
The Monthly Huckberry Giveaway: March 2019
Jo’s Monday walk : Rock cistus and water
in the box.
Stuck truck—just part of overlanding
Sunday Fireside: Beware of Emotional Contamination
Live AoM Podcast with WWII Historian Adam Makos: March 6, 2019
Should You Lift Weights Before Doing Cardio? Or Do Cardio Before Weights?
How to Escape a Car Hanging Off a Cliff
Podcast #486: How to Get Better at Making Life-Changing Decisions
Living the dream… 3 months on
The Libraries of Famous Men: Ernest Shackleton
Will we become famous in Ghana?
Podcast #485: Why Visiting Dark Places Is Good for the Soul
Jo’s Monday walk : Boa Vista
Sunday Firesides: Manhood IS Struggle
Off to explore more of West Africa
Feel Busy and Distracted? Here’s How to Take Control
Visiting the fossils at Florissant
How to Break In a Pair of Leather Boots
How to Turn a Pringles Can Into a Secret Safe
Podcast #484: A Man’s Search for Meaning Inside the Ring
Twelve hours in the Yarra Valley
How to Hardwire Your Happiness
Podcast #483: What Really Works for Exercise Recovery?
Jo’s Monday walk : Chocolate time in Loulé
Sunday Fireside: Hold Fast
How to Make the Perfect Diner-Style Smash Burger
How to Light a Fire With Just One Match
Advice to the Newly Married
Blue Lotus Love
Podcast #482: The Power of Penmanship
How to Deal With Going Gray
Jo’s Monday walk : Punta del Moral
Sunday Firesides: Don’t Surrender the Privilege of Adulthood to Your Kids
Dialogue in the Dark
where hobbies, hijinks, and capers go bad = my childhood #9
Magnificent doors of Tallinn, Estonia
Can a Hot Toddy Cure Your Cold?
Podcast #480: Hiking With Nietzsche
joy, love, peace.
New Doors in February
A New Generation of Prigs, Prudes, and Squares
The Monthly Huckberry Giveaway: February 2019
Podcast #479: Becoming a Digital Minimalist
the grapes of math.
Jo’s Monday walk : Remember Culatra?
Sunday Firesides: The Slipstream of Comfort
7 Romantic, Non-Lame, Can’t-Miss DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts for Your Gal
Dead of Winter Clearance Sale in the AoM Store!
The Bluejacket’s Guide to Leadership
How to Take Care of a Suit (And Make It Last)
Legendary midwife dies at age 96
Summer Lovin’ Extremes
Podcast #478: Mastering Mindset to Improve Happiness, Health, and Longevity
Podcast #477: The History and Future of America’s Special Forces
Jo’s Monday walk : Furnazhinas to Odeleite Dam
Sunday Firesides: Tidying Up Our Gilded Cages
the best party.
Not Your Grandma’s Crockpot: 6 Slow-Cooking Recipes for the Modern Man
How to Make an Ice Fishing Tip-Up
Podcast #476: Are Modern People the Most Exhausted in History?
No wonder the dog was out of her wits last night
9 Ways to Become More Courageous
the light that gets lost.
Podcast #475: How to Lose Weight, and Keep It Off Forever
Jo’s Monday walk : Fuseta at Blossom time
Sunday Firesides: Dependence to Independence
Exploring the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
How to Make Pine Needle Tea
Outfitted & Equipped: Brett’s Weightlifting Workout
Podcast #474: The Surprises of Romantic Attraction
out of chaos.
D.B.T.H. (Don’t Believe the Hype)
Birds need Extra Water
Podcast #473: The Solitude of a Fire Watcher
Jo’s Monday walk : Party time in Ayamonte
what’s your number?
Sunday Firesides: The Moral Weight of Gifts
How to Deal With a Talkative Coworker
Podcast #472: Reagan, the Man
How to Use Chopsticks Like Mr. Miyagi
How to Jump Rope Like a Boxer
Podcast #471: Using Mental Models to Make Better Decisions
Potato Point loaded with history
use the good china.
Jo’s Monday walk : A romp in El Rompido
Open in 2019
Sunday Firesides: Restraints Vs. Constraints
Why You Should Consider Volunteering With a Search and Rescue Team
find that place.
Podcast #470: A Proven System for Building and Breaking Habits
Jumpstart the New Year: The January 2019 Enrollment of the Strenuous Is Now Open!
Motivation Over Discipline
Welcome to AoM’s New Look!
Jo’s Monday walk : Canalside in Leeds at Christmas
Stepping into the Unknown
Repairing a car in the middle of nowhere
no one shuts down santa.
Podcast #469: How Valley Forge Turned the Tide of the Revolutionary War
in winter enjoy.
Vintage Secrets to Being a Good Conversationalist
Best of Art of Manliness 2018
Cool Uncle Tricks: “Walk the Dog” With a Yo-Yo
Podcast #468: Does Meditation Deserve the Hype?
How to Make a Swedish Torch
Podcast #467: 3 Big Questions to Help Frantic Families Get on Track
Jo’s Monday walk : Blessing the fishermen
Culture You Can Heft
A Slow Challenge
15 Homemade Gifts You Can Make in an Hour or Less
the lost and found is lost.
Gearhead 101: Understanding the Braking System
How to Unclog a Garbage Disposal
your guest’s is as good as mine.
Podcast #466: What It’s Like to Become a Widower
Fly the Merrier Skies: How to Make a DIY All-in-One Travel Cocktail Kit
Trekking amongst the Arches in Utah
Podcast #465: The Powerful Questions That Will Help You Decide, Create, Connect, and Lead
Jo’s Monday walk : La Rábida and Muelle de las Carabelas
Dressing for Others
6 Books That Will Get You in the Christmas Spirit
How to Roast Chestnuts Over an Open Fire
The 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways: Gifts for Her
do more of that.
Podcast #464: What’s Causing the Sex Recession?
The 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways: Gifts $50-$100
Podcast #463: The Friendship, Rivalry, and Leadership of WWII’s 3 Greatest American Generals
Jo’s Monday walk : La Collina Verde to Moncarapacho
The Meaning of a Man’s Signature
The Wonders of Australia
The 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways: Gifts Under $50
The Life of a 97-Year-Old Tailor Who’s Still at Work at His Craft
5 Reasons a Man Should Still Carry Cash
Podcast #462: How to Tell Better Stories
How to Make Easy, Rustic Wood Coasters
Jo’s Monday walk : Lagar da Mesquita
Podcast #461: The Spartan Regime
Getting Over the Horror of the Same Old Thing
Shop the Art of Manliness for the Holidays: Get a FREE Leather Bookmark + FREE Shipping
no real boundaries in a parade.
A Satisfied Mind
Surprisingly Relevant Rules From 1882 on Being a Good Houseguest (and Host)
Podcast #460: The Eat, Sweat, Thrive Protocol for Tactical Athletes
Introducing The Pen Is Mightier Than the Sword Stationery Kit
3 Reasons Hunting Is Food For a Man’s Soul
Podcast #459: Beyond Gratitude Lite: The Real Virtue of Thankfulness
Music, birthdays and food—what a night!
How to Accept Your Partner’s Flaws
Walking in Wonderland
What to Do If Your Brakes Go Out
4 Recommended Books for Soon-to-Be and New Dads
Podcast #458: In Praise of Wasting Time
4 Ways to Make Improvised Urban Survival Arrowheads
Podcast #457: Leadership Lessons From the Pastor of One of America’s Most Innovative Churches
Jo’s Monday walk : The last lap
Know Your Limits: The Law of Grandiosity
Poppies remember war losses
Following the music
Take the Simple Test That Can Predict Your Mortality
The Monthly Huckberry Giveaway: November 2018
10 Things Your Father Should Have Taught You About Style
Podcast #456: Myths About Kids and Sports
How to Make DIY Infused Vodka
Podcast #455: How to Create the Perfect Morning Routine
time does not pass.
Manvotional: Sitting in the Seat of Judgement
Love old wheels? Check out Yass
Airing out the BnBs
Chugging Your Protein: It’s Whey Easier Than You Think
Podcast #454: A Magician’s Search for Wonder in the Modern World
Cool Uncle Tricks: “Tear Off” Someone’s Belt Loop
How to Negotiate the Best Deal on a New or Used Car
wherever there are children.
Podcast #453: Leadership in Turbulent Times
Huge Fall T-Shirt Sale! All Tees 30% Off!
In Memory of Minaxi
Does Stoicism Extinguish the Fire of Life?
Now for a stroll in my garden
where hobbies, hijinks, and capers go bad = my childhood #7
Let’s take a stroll down Park Avenue
Podcast #452: The Warrior’s Manifesto
rise above ourselves.
3 Ways to Make DIY Waterproof Matches
Podcast #451: The Daring Escape Artists of WWI
Outfitted & Equipped: A Flint and Tinder Fall
‘the outside doesn’t always match the inside.’ – r. crane
Jo’s ‘not a Monday walk’
The 7 Habits: Sharpen the Saw
Movies Every Millennial Dad Should Introduce to Their Kids
How to Treat Someone for Shock
Podcast #450: How to Make Time for What Really Matters Every Day
How to Give a Gift to a Woman
Podcast #449: Faster and Cheaper Alternatives to College
Why Every Young Man Should Play a Team Sport
Joy and sadness packed into two weeks
Podcast #448: Your Son Isn’t Lazy — How to Empower Boys to Succeed
A Peek at The Strenuous Life: October 2018
How to Ram Through a Vehicular Roadblock
Podcast #447: On Grand Strategy
Big dunes and big thrills
A breathtaking stop at Monument Valley
The Libraries of Famous Men: Bruce Lee
Manvotional: Simple Needs
What to Do When You Encounter a Moose in the Wild
Podcast #446: How Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Will Make You a Better Man
The Monthly Huckberry Giveaway: October 2018
How to Dress for Sales
Podcast #445: How to Close the Character Gap
A Snapshot of Strahan
Sources of Existential Angst
here’s to the beans.
A Guide to Dry-Aged Beef
Liverpool : From Cavern to Cathedral
China’s First Emperor and the Terracotta Warriors
Podcast #444: How to Use the Procrastination Equation to Start Getting Things Done
The 7 Habits: Synergy (Beyond the Eye-Rolling Buzzword)
Gifts from Blogging
Podcast #443: What Building Your Own Coffin Teaches You About Life, Death, and Meaning
A bonus stop at the Navajo National Monument
Jo’s Monday walk : Wild on the Waterfront
How to Measure Remaining Sunlight With Your Hands
How to Choose a Cigar
Podcast #442: Rocky Marciano’s Fight for Perfection in a Crooked World
Here’s lookin’ at you, kid!
The 4 Sport Coats of a Well-Rounded Wardrobe
Podcast #441: Do Less, Work Better, and Achieve More
Crossing the Land of Plenty
Jo’s Monday walk : A Tale of three Castles- 3. Dunstanburgh
Why You Need a Reading Plan
the next one.
My butterflies hit the big time
How to Breathe When Lifting Weights
For the love of Brancepeth
Podcast #440: The 3 Great Untruths That Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure
How to Make a Sandbag Wall
The Monthly Huckberry Giveaway: September 2018
Podcast #439: Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics
Jo’s Monday walk : A tale of three castles- 2. Alnwick
The Spartan Way: The Mindset and Tactics of a Battle-Ready Warrior
Our bird’s eye view of the Grand Canyon
How to Ask Better Questions on a First Date
How to Emergency Rappel
Podcast #438: Developing Real-World Situational Awareness
The Spartan Way: Brotherhood Is Born in Breaking Bread
Ten Life Lessons from My Bike
Finish the Year Strong! The Last Strenuous Life Enrollment of 2018 Is Now Open!
Podcast #437: Don’t Make Me Pull Over! A History of the Road Trip
Jo’s Monday walk : A tale of three castles- 1. Warkworth
How to Survive a Wildfire
The 7 Habits: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood
Podcast #436: The Worth of War
How to Dress to Convey Power
A Matter of Balance
what is a hero?
Podcast #435: How to Achieve Hyperfocus
Grand Canyon really is grand
Jo’s Monday walk : Osmotherley and beyond
The Spartan Way: Manhood Is a Journey
The Advantages of a High-Carb/Low-Fat Diet
not so random.
Podcast #434: Legendary Coach John Wooden’s Secrets of Leadership
How to Bowl a Strike
Chesters Roman Fort
Talk WITH People, Not AT Them
Introducing the “Strength in Virtue, Virtue in Strength” Banner
Podcast #433: The Adventure of Silence
Jo’s Monday walk : Ma Shipton’s Cave, Knaresborough
The Spartan Way: An Introduction
Messages from the Edge
Playing with patterns
Jo’s Monday walk : Cotherstone and the Teesdale Way
Six word Saturday
Jo’s Monday walk : Alte and about
Angels Landing—a challenge I didn’t try
Foolhardy behaviour in dangerous places
Breathtaking hoodoos of Bryce Canyon
Zion’s popular Riverside Walk is postcard material
On the road to another USA national park
Time for a run in Death Valley
Beautiful and varied views at Mirror Lake and Cook’s Meadow
Plenty to do in Yosemite National Park
Giant sequoias a great way to start our journey