A Thousand Hammers

The journey to become a happier, healthier and better father, husband, and man through trial and error.

Namaste, and All That

Today I decided to use yoga, foam rolling and stretching for some discomfort.


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New Reads

In addition to the in progress Extreme Ownership, which I’ve been chipping away at, and Way of the Warrior Kid, which I squeeze in when I can with the kids, I’ve added the following. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman. From Amazon : “In the international bestseller, Thinking, Fast and Slow, Daniel Kahneman, the renowned psychologist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, takes us on a groundbreaking […]

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Holiday Giveaway

The good folks at Huckberry and Art Of Manliness have teamed up for 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways! Check it out here! Brett over at Art Of Manliness has been a major inspiration to me over the years, including being a part of the reason I started this blog. Head over, sign up for the giveaway, and check out all of his killer content.

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Rethinking Challenging Kids

As I said in the introduction, sometimes this blog will touch on things very different from body fat percentage and kettlebell swings. I am a man who is a husband and a father, among other things, and I aim to improve myself in them just the same as my physical stats. If you’re parenting a kid who sometimes has a real hard time with frustration and problem solving, and you’ve […]

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The Icy Plunge

Today was the Polar Plunge, my very first, and boy was it something. I showed up to the park grounds about an hour before the plunge and it was, at once, exactly what I expected, and completely surprising. It was much more of a full on event than I expected. And much more of a family event for that matter, which made me glad mine decided they wanted to be […]

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Progress Update

It’s been about two weeks since my current routine cycle started, so I figured an update was in order. Things are not progressing as I had hoped they would. I guess I should have known it would be hard to start something new during a time where my schedule was going to be very erratic. A few trips out of town, a few days and half days off of work […]

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