How to Achieve Balance in Your Life

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Recently, I had a conversation with a co-worker about work-life balance. During our conversation, we talked about the stresses of life and the difficulty of achieving balance. “These last couple of days have been super hectic here [at work] and calm at home so I guess it balances out,” she said. “Trust me my life […]

2013: A Year in Review

John Garvens

I wanted to wait for the dust to settle before I wrote this post. Most bloggers do a summary of the previous year immediately after the new year begins. I wanted to wait a bit and give myself time to reflect. Overall, I think that 2013 was the most successful year of my life. I […]

Interview: Aaron Marino of I Am Alpha M

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Aaron Marino is a male image consultant, men’s style expert and entrepreneur who helps men build confidence, realize their true potential and get more out of life. I first discovered Aaron and his image consulting business several months ago when I was trying to learn how to match patterns. Since then, I’ve watched tons of his […]

Give Thanks for Bacon

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This Thanksgiving, I wanted to do something different. Rather than giving thanks for my family and friends, I decided to give thanks for bacon. You see, everyone gives thanks for their family and friends on Thanksgiving. While I greatly appreciate my family and friends, I find it rather cliché to post about it for the […]

Beard Celebration

Full Beard

I stared into my bathroom mirror with a feeling of sadness. “In two months, I grew the best beard that I have ever grown,” I thought. “And now, I have to shave.” I looked back on all of the fun times that we had together. Poking and scratching my girlfriends face. Storing bits of food […]