I’ve recently started living with a roommate (first time in 7 years).
He’s made me realize how hard it is for most people to get up early.
A literature review of the Google phrase “how to get up early” yields tips provided by everyone from CBS and Lifehacker to Wired and Tiny Buddha.
They all have variations of the same tips: gimmicky alarm clocks, self-training, stretch & light, habits. . . so much old news.
In my experience, what actually works is completely different. Continue reading
Today we close out the series of articles on The Fierce Gentleman Foundations by examining the role of positive stress.
Today we tackle another important physical F.G. Foundation: the power of rest.
Today we tackle the second-most important F.G. Foundation: your physical diet.
The Fierce Gentleman has a lot to do in the world.
A Fierce Gentleman who recently emailed provides a typical example. He was:
- working a full-time job
- raising a young child
- applying to adopt another child
- building a shed
- cutting firewood
- planting a salad garden
- working on a side business
The greater your gift, the greater the demands placed on you by the world.
And the greater the demands, the more crucial it is that you build a rock-solid physical and mental foundation that can bear up under all that demand.
With that said, here’s what I consider the essentials of physical & mental health: the Fierce Gentleman Foundations.
Today we tackle the first, and most important, Fierce Gentleman Foundation: the mental diet. Continue reading
If you want to be a Fierce Gentleman (or Fierce Lady), I strongly recommend meditation.
The Fierce Lady is a woman in Love. She adores men, faces her demons, & nurtures the world.
So you’ve read the 10 Qualities That Make you a Fierce Gentleman, and you thought to yourself: All well and good, but what about the Ladies?
Here, dear reader, is what about the Fierce Ladies:
The following is a guest post from reader Ryan J. Bodine.
There are a few things every Fierce Gentleman ought to own. Call these the “Fierce Gentleman’s essentials.”
The below is a guest post from blogger Amy S, who writes How Not to Be a Jerk and hails from the UK. I love Amy’s list and especially her chosen photo accompaniments.
Dear Fierce Gentleman blog, Continue reading