Grilling for Pleasure and for Profit

It’s almost Father’s Day in the US. It is also almost summer. It is that time of year when man longs to be outdoors, preferably along with fire, beer, and meat. All Hail Grilling Grilling is a fantastic hobby. It gets you out in the fresh air. It connects you with friends and family. It…

How to Instantly Improve Your Friendships

Today’s post is short and sweet. Maya Angelou said, “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” So if you want to improve your relationships with friends or family, make a point of offering sincere compliments. Few things feel…

Creative Gift Ideas for Father’s Day Guide

Father’s Day 2016 is June 19th. Many people struggle to choose a great gift for their dad on Father’s Day. Don’t settle for a novelty product that says #1 Dad. Instead, try to find the product that will show your dad how grateful you are for all his support and something that he’ll actually use…

The Complete Guide to Improving Your Finances This Year

Everyone makes tons of goals around the new year. Unfortunately by summer, most of those ambitious plans have been long forgotten. But here’s the thing. Summer is a great time for a financial reboot. There are so many fun (and free!) things to do, there’s no expensive heating bill to worry about, and best of…

How to Simplify Your Life with 1 Word

If you are like most people, you feel busy, stressed, and overworked frequently. You also find yourself at social events that you don’t really want to be at, but feel some obligation to be there. At work, you find yourself interrupted by coworkers or given assignments that you don’t see the point of and would…

How to Be a Cool Uncle

Congratulations man, you’re an uncle! Now what? Do you know how to master this role? Fear not, it’s actually not too hard. Let’s see how you can be the coolest uncle out there. When I first began teaching at a university, I was a bit nervous. How would I be seen by my students? Would I…

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas Guide

Mother’s Day 2016 is May 8th. I don’t know about you, but one of the hardest things for me is selecting great gifts, especially for my mom. This website is all about self-improvement and becoming the best version of yourself. So this Mother’s Day, I resolved to improve my gift-giving abilities. I did a lot…