Things Every Man Should Own

Many sites have created lists of things “every man should own”, coincidentally around the holiday shopping season. A reader suggested I create a Zen Habits version of this list. This list is definitive. 1. Pen and notebook. For jotting down life lessons, and starting a novel. 2. A library card. To read the Tao Te … Continue reading Things Every Man Should Own

A Mighty Good Man

These days, there are plenty of magazines and TV shows sprouting information about what a “real” man ought to be. If you look through any of these articles, you might find that today’s man is defined by the gadgets he owns, the car he drives, the money he earns and the number of girls he can seduce. The boy next door is passé. The metrosexual is in. This man exudes confidence and charm because deep down he knows that he really is all that. Sometimes, if you’re a lucky girl, he’ll let you see him under his armor and you will get a glimpse of his sensitive side.