Category: Ways of living

Is a Rancilio Silvia the best home espresso machine?

Is a Rancilio Silvia the best home espresso machine?

So you’ve been dreaming of replacing your Silvia with a bigger, better coffee machine. How much difference would that make…
Encourage your sons to cook

Encourage your sons to cook

Mastery in the kitchen is a superpower for men even more than for women, and it nourishes the inner man…
Add the bucket list to the chuck-it list: It never made sense

Add the bucket list to the chuck-it list: It never made sense

Is there ever a better time than now to begin doing what you want most to do?
Career advice on pursuing passion is misunderstood

Career advice on pursuing passion is misunderstood

Does life suddenly switch from a slog to a breeze when you cast aside caution and start chasing your dream?
Life lessons from owning a Ducati

Life lessons from owning a Ducati

I knew when I bought the motorcycle that I was buying a project. I had not expected that I would…
How clearly do you hear erotic invitations?

How clearly do you hear erotic invitations?

Women have been known to complain of men that they don’t really listen. Even in the bedroom, they may well…
How to get big stuff done

How to get big stuff done

When you’re facing a lot of internal resistance, sometimes the strongest way to start a big job is to give…
Are you accomplished?

Are you accomplished?

Adam Gopnik’s recent distinguishing of achievement from accomplishment offers a fresh way to look at The Pathless Path, a critique…
When the going gets tough on the pathless path

When the going gets tough on the pathless path

In his book The Pathless Path, Paul Millerd invites dissatisfied employees to walk away from their jobs with no clear…
On the intimacy of getting stoned in good company

On the intimacy of getting stoned in good company

Part of what is fun about getting high with good friends is its diluting of self-critical social restraint.

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