We Stand with Black Lives Matter and the Peaceful Protestors Around the Country. Donate what you can: Black Lives Matter
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mental health - Dec 21, 2018

How Being Short as a Man Can Affect Your Self-Esteem – and What You Can Do About It

If you’re a man suffering low self-esteem, your body image may be a contributing factor. This certainly...
5 min read

Writer Spotlight: Adrian Drew

Like Sam and Necko, Adrian was one of the first writers to apply to write for BlakeWrites, and his...
3 min read
Coaching - Dec 14, 2018

The Rise of the Digital Bromad

What is a Digital Bromad? A digital bromad refers to someone who lives the digital nomad lifestyle...
6 min read
mindfulness - Dec 3, 2018

Why You Shouldn’t Waste Your Time Being a Dreamer

Growing up, I always had high ambitions. Typically, my ambitions were so high that I had a hard time...
2 min read

Writer Spotlight: Sam Woolfe

This week, we wanted to give the spotlight to BlakeWrites contributor Sam Woolfe. Sam has been writing for...
4 min read

Is Toxic Masculinity Even a Term Worth Using?

‘Toxic masculinity’ is a term that is commonly used to refer to the negative aspects of masculinity. The...
3 min read

Writer Spotlight: Necko Fanning

When BlakeWrites put out its first call for submissions, Necko Fanning was one of the first proposals I...
4 min read
Wellness - Nov 19, 2018

Why We Need to Challenge Our Preconceptions About Lifting Weights

There are certain stereotypes that many people hold about guys who lift weights. If a man chooses to lift...
7 min read
Self-Improvement - Nov 14, 2018

Why Does Jordan Peterson Appeal to So Many Young Men?

Jordan Peterson is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Toronto and has been a clinical...
10 min read

5 Bodybuilders Who Are Thriving on a Vegan Diet

Many men still have the impression that in order to seriously build muscle, you need meat and eggs in your...
4 min read
Self-Improvement - Nov 5, 2018

Why We Need More Men’s Support Groups

One of the biggest issues that men face in their lives is a sense of embarrassment and shame for having an...
4 min read

Music You Don't Want to Miss: Ellis Lawrie In the Spotlight [Feature]

After playing as a bassist alongside pop-punk powerhouse Thank the Academy and securing a spot at number...
8 min read
Self-Improvement - Oct 22, 2018

5 Rules to Keep in Mind Before Buying Weight Loss Products or Programs

When I initially posted about starting the Slow-Carb diet, I was cautiously optimistic. As anybody else...
3 min read
Self-Improvement - Oct 17, 2018

Why Men Feel Emasculated When They Live With Their Parents

It is now very common for young adults to live with their parents. In the US, 33% of 25- to 29-year-olds...

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