Self Mastery

Create the best self imaginable

All great change begins with you. In this section, we discuss the thoughts, principles and behaviors that make up your life—from the habits that form your routine to the beliefs that shape your decisions. Here we explore the deeper foundations of productivity, empowerment and identity.

Psychopaths, Sociopaths, and Idiots Part 4: Sociopath and Psychopath Removal and After Care
Psychopaths, Sociopaths, and Idiots Part 4: Sociopath and Psychopath Removal and After Care

The series I wrote on psychopaths, sociopaths, and idiots is some of the most popular stuff we’ve had on The Art of Charm’s blog recently. But guys wanted to know more, especially about how to get rid of psychopaths and sociopaths. So in this installment, I’m going to share some more key insights into removing […]

Five Obstacles You Didn’t Know Were There
Five Obstacles You Didn’t Know Were There

Google phrases like “biggest obstacles” or “overcoming obstacles in life,” and what you’ll find is a lot of boilerplate that could have been written by the Advice-O-Matic 2000. You don’t need me to tell you that high levels of debt, toxic “friends” or a lack of mental endurance are major hurdles to personal growth. Still, […]

Making Friends as an Adult Man
Making Friends as an Adult Man

Are you struggling with making friends as an adult man? You’re definitely not alone. I’ve never had trouble meeting people. I’m the super extroverted guy chatting about baseball and the weather in line at the grocery store. Throw me in a room full of strangers, and I’m usually leaving with a cool group of new […]

Be yourself
Psychopaths, Sociopaths, and Idiots Part 3: How to Get Rid of Them

Having read parts one and two of this series, you’ve probably realized that you are not a psychopath, sociopath, or an idiot. But you are also probably realizing how many of these people you have in your life. Dealing with a sociopath or psychopath is one thing, but the question now becomes: How are you […]

Men Aguing
Psychopaths, Sociopaths, and Idiots Part 2

So now that you know you’re not a psychopath, a sociopath, or an idiot, how do you start identifying these personality types in your own life? And then how do you go about dealing with psychopaths? You might think psychopaths, sociopaths, and idiots are easy to find. If they were, we wouldn’t have to worry […]

Ladies' Man
Solving the Authenticity Paradox (How To Be Who You Really Are)

Ah, how to be authentic. Authenticity is one of those qualities that has become so desirable, so sought after, that it has been reduced — just like generosity and gratitude — to a meaningless cliché. And yet everything we teach at The Art of Charm, from storytelling to approaching to confronting limiting beliefs, seems to […]