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Other good male self-improvement sites in 2019?
What are some of the best self-improvement sites/blogs that you guys read these days?

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RE: Other good male self-improvement sites in 2019?
Here are two that I've been listening to lately, Stefan Molyneux and Steven Franssen.

Stefan is not always the highest score on the manosphere index of masculinity, but for self-improvement I do like him. He's got general philosophy that can be applied to oneself as well as discussing specific interpersonal, psychological, and childhood trauma topics on his YT channel and podcasts that are like a year of therapy in a one hour call in.

For example, I just listened to this and thought it was great:
Molyneux's podcast "Lifting Bookcases" don't do emotional work for other people.
https://www.freedomain.com/all-podcasts/...nversation

Main web site https://www.freedomain.com/
Most recent book http://artoftheargument.com/

http://youtube.com/freedomainradio
https://twitter.com/stefanmolyneux
https://www.facebook.com/stefan.molyneux
https://www.minds.com/StefanMolyneux
https://gab.com/stefanmolyneux

https://soundcloud.com/stefan-molyneux
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/free...d552010683
https://steemit.com/@stefan.molyneux
https://www.amazon.com/Stefan-Molyneux/e/B00HMCFDSI

I also like Steven Franssen, who has written some books and has a good YT channel, as well as also giving a lot of great suggestions on other people to read and listen to.

http://www.stevenfranssen.com/
http://www.youtube.com/c/stevenfranssen
casual/secondary YT channel https://www.youtube.com/user/RedRightProductions
https://twitter.com/stevefranssen
http://soundcloud.com/stevenfranssen
Gab: https://gab.com/stevenfranssen
Bitchute: https://www.bitchute.com/channel/stevenfranssen/
DLive: https://www.dlive.tv/franssen
Telegram: t.me/stevenfranssen

Franssen posted this recently on his Telegram, which might give you an idea of his content and recommendations.

Pro:
-philosophy/self-knowledge
-Build The Wall
-total immigration moratorium
-empathy/compassion/assertiveness
-WWI & WWII revisionism
-protectionism (in a statist society, which we live in)
-Pinochet/Patton
-capital punishment for pedophiles
-LOVE
-natural spaces/countryside
-monarchy/ancap/nrx
-Canadian finding their testicles again
-deadlifts & HIIT
-meat & veggies
-sunbathing and long walks
-family values, militant Christianity, and traditional roles
-mastery in the arts (logos only)
-behavioral genetics
-race & IQ truth
-freedom of association (which does not exist in the West)

Anti:
-war/welfare/women in power
-mass migration
-mass entertainment (Mel Gibson movies okay)
-manipulation/dishonesty/abuse in personal relationships
-Roosevelt/Stalin/Churchill/Hitler (in that order)
-hate/political violence
-GOP sellouts and demon Democrats
-narcissistic boomers
-psychiatry
-child abuse of any kind
-processed sugar/vegetable oil/xenoestrogens
-facism/communism/socialism/progressivism/democracy/globalism
-drugs
-pornography
-African nihilism
-sportsball
-forced integration/tokenism/anti-white discrimination
-free trade (in a statist society, which we live in)
-foreign aid
-congressional salaries
-public schooling
-corporate media
-third world cultures
-genital mutilation/spanking/neglect/humiliation
-Hollywood
-GMO
-materialism
-corporations
-pollution/land mismanagement/bugbox subdivisions

Here are some reading suggestions Franssen has made:
The Six Pillars of Self Esteem by Nathaniel Branden
Internal Family Systems by Jay Earley
Daniel Mackler books as well as essays on his web site http://wildtruth.net/essays/

Drama of the Gifted Child - Alice Miller
Trauma and Recovery - Judith Herman

Breaking From Your Parents - Daniel Mackler
Toward Truth - Daniel Mackler
The Six Pillars of Self Esteem - Nathaniel Branden
Honoring the Self - Branden
The Psychology of Self-Esteem - Branden
Healing the Shame that Binds You - John Bradshaw
Narcissism - Alexander Lowen
Make Self Knowledge Great Again - Steven franssen
Staring At The Sun - Irvin Yalom
Self-Therapy - Jay Earley
Field Guide To A New Species - Frederick Timm
On Truth: The Tyranny of Illusion - Stefan Molyneux

Some fiction:
Band of Visionaries - Steve Franssen
Demian - Herman Hesse
Narcissus And Goldmund - Herman Hesse
Gates of Fire - Steven Pressfield
Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas
Shogun - James Clavell
King Rat - James Clavell
East of Eden - John Steinbeck

Other non-fiction:
The Way of Men - Jack Donovan
Homosexuality and the Politics of Truth - Jeffrey Satinover
All Pat Buchanan but start with Death of the West & State of Emergency
Adios, America - Ann Coulter
Hitler's War - David Irving
5 Mistakes Every Investor Makes - Mallouk
Amusing Ourselves To Death - Neil Postman
Bronze Age Mindset - Bronze Age Pervert
Scalp Dance - Thomas Goodrich
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RE: Other good male self-improvement sites in 2019?
Learn about economics and finance. It sounds boring but it really matters, especially when an economic crisis hits and you must react swiftly to protect your assets and investments.

The Mises Institute is dedicated to the Austrian School of Economics (meaning real economics versus liberal fantasy economics) -- and it has has an extensive library of recommended books, videos, podcasts, and articles.

https://mises.org/


See the introduction video here:

https://mises-media.s3.amazonaws.com/Why...titute.mp4
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(10-07-2019 10:48 PM)Tail Gunner Wrote:  Learn about economics and finance. It sounds boring but it really matters, especially when an economic crisis hits and you must react swiftly to protect your assets and investments.

The Mises Institute is dedicated to the Austrian School of Economics (meaning real economics versus liberal fantasy economics) -- and it has has an extensive library of recommended books, videos, podcasts, and articles.

https://mises.org/


See the introduction video here:

https://mises-media.s3.amazonaws.com/Why...titute.mp4

Learn the counter-info to that and why Mises was wrong and trillionaire-financed - heh.

https://realcurrencies.wordpress.com/cat...economics/
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(10-08-2019 06:20 AM)Simeon_Strangelight Wrote:  
(10-07-2019 10:48 PM)Tail Gunner Wrote:  Learn about economics and finance. It sounds boring but it really matters, especially when an economic crisis hits and you must react swiftly to protect your assets and investments.

The Mises Institute is dedicated to the Austrian School of Economics (meaning real economics versus liberal fantasy economics) -- and it has has an extensive library of recommended books, videos, podcasts, and articles.

https://mises.org/


See the introduction video here:

https://mises-media.s3.amazonaws.com/Why...titute.mp4

Learn the counter-info to that and why Mises was wrong and trillionaire-financed - heh.

https://realcurrencies.wordpress.com/cat...economics/

What are we supposed to learn from that? A one-man blog that attacks every economic system in the world without actually advocating an alternative economic system. His advice is to take all your money out of the bank and to not even possess a bank account. You cannot even accomplish the few things that he advocates (buying a business) without a bank account. lol.

I am always open to learning, but someone who criticizes everything without presenting any solutions is absolutely useless. He is just engaging in another form of destructive anarchism. Tear it all down.

Quote: The ideology of destructionism enables a person to rationalize that evil is at least somehow preparing the ground for some better state of society in the future.

What is that better state? It could be anything. Maybe it’s a world in which everyone owns everything equally. Maybe it is a world without happiness or a world with universal happiness. Maybe it is a world without faith. Maybe it is national production with no international trade. It’s a dictatorship – society conforming to One Will. It’s the absence of patriarchy, a world without fossil fuels, an economy without private property and technology, production without the division of labor. A society of perfect morality. The ascendance of one religion. Whatever it is, it is illiberal and therefore unworkable and unachievable, so the advocate must eventually find solace not in creating but in destroying the existing order.

The first time I read of the concept was in Ludwig von Mises’s 1922 book Socialism. He brings it up toward the end after having proven that socialism itself is impossible. If there is nothing positive to do, no real plan to achieve anything socially beneficial; because the whole idea is cockamamie to begin with, the proponents must either abandon the theory or find satisfaction in the demolition of society as it currently exists. Mises says that the attitude is very obvious in communism. But, he says, it is just as present in social democratic versions because their plans to achieve the utopian ideal in stages are equally untenable in practice.

Destructionism becomes a psychology of wreckage imparted by an ideology that is a failure by necessity of theory and practice. The Joker failed at life and so sets out to destroy it for others. So too are those consumed by an ideological vision to which the world stubbornly refuses to conform.

https://www.zerohedge.com/political/joke...ructionism
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RE: Other good male self-improvement sites in 2019?
I suggest Mastering the basics, As in going back on older roosh threads, going back to Return of Kings, Old rollo, Maybe read the OG books and Robert Green books. I used to like the old "top rules of ____" series by Evan Carmicheal, Mainly Kobe Bryant rules from 4 years ago.

MSI college got me into self-improvement, That later died and became 1stmen. He had great content at the time so maybe you could find some of his older stuff.
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RE: Other good male self-improvement sites in 2019?
What kind of self improvement are you looking for?

Unless you have trust fund bucks or a really high income job, the age of the fun party guy with a regular job is at it's end so the RSD stuff isn't all that helpful.

Men have been completely devalued. Good luck holding onto the attention of smartphone addicted cock carousel riders that have been with dozens of guys before - each and everyone probably outperforming you in some way. (bigger dick, more money, more fun etc.)

I would look more into the survivalist, minimalist, van dwelling, self sustainable living, stoicism angle at this point.
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(10-08-2019 08:57 AM)Tail Gunner Wrote:  
(10-08-2019 06:20 AM)Simeon_Strangelight Wrote:  
(10-07-2019 10:48 PM)Tail Gunner Wrote:  Learn about economics and finance. It sounds boring but it really matters, especially when an economic crisis hits and you must react swiftly to protect your assets and investments.

The Mises Institute is dedicated to the Austrian School of Economics (meaning real economics versus liberal fantasy economics) -- and it has has an extensive library of recommended books, videos, podcasts, and articles.

https://mises.org/


See the introduction video here:

https://mises-media.s3.amazonaws.com/Why...titute.mp4

Learn the counter-info to that and why Mises was wrong and trillionaire-financed - heh.

https://realcurrencies.wordpress.com/cat...economics/

What are we supposed to learn from that? A one-man blog that attacks every economic system in the world without actually advocating an alternative economic system. His advice is to take all your money out of the bank and to not even possess a bank account. You cannot even accomplish the few things that he advocates (buying a business) without a bank account. lol.

I am always open to learning, but someone who criticizes everything without presenting any solutions is absolutely useless. He is just engaging in another form of destructive anarchism. Tear it all down.

Quote: The ideology of destructionism enables a person to rationalize that evil is at least somehow preparing the ground for some better state of society in the future.

What is that better state? It could be anything. Maybe it’s a world in which everyone owns everything equally. Maybe it is a world without happiness or a world with universal happiness. Maybe it is a world without faith. Maybe it is national production with no international trade. It’s a dictatorship – society conforming to One Will. It’s the absence of patriarchy, a world without fossil fuels, an economy without private property and technology, production without the division of labor. A society of perfect morality. The ascendance of one religion. Whatever it is, it is illiberal and therefore unworkable and unachievable, so the advocate must eventually find solace not in creating but in destroying the existing order.

The first time I read of the concept was in Ludwig von Mises’s 1922 book Socialism. He brings it up toward the end after having proven that socialism itself is impossible. If there is nothing positive to do, no real plan to achieve anything socially beneficial; because the whole idea is cockamamie to begin with, the proponents must either abandon the theory or find satisfaction in the demolition of society as it currently exists. Mises says that the attitude is very obvious in communism. But, he says, it is just as present in social democratic versions because their plans to achieve the utopian ideal in stages are equally untenable in practice.

Destructionism becomes a psychology of wreckage imparted by an ideology that is a failure by necessity of theory and practice. The Joker failed at life and so sets out to destroy it for others. So too are those consumed by an ideological vision to which the world stubbornly refuses to conform.

https://www.zerohedge.com/political/joke...ructionism

The blog has detailed information and every sane economist knows that Austrian Economics is a scam while interest-free economics is the far superior model. The group of guys around the site even made one large Austrian Economics site close the comment section, because their stupid ideas were ripped apart.
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(10-09-2019 01:27 AM)Simeon_Strangelight Wrote:  
(10-08-2019 08:57 AM)Tail Gunner Wrote:  
(10-08-2019 06:20 AM)Simeon_Strangelight Wrote:  
(10-07-2019 10:48 PM)Tail Gunner Wrote:  Learn about economics and finance. It sounds boring but it really matters, especially when an economic crisis hits and you must react swiftly to protect your assets and investments.

The Mises Institute is dedicated to the Austrian School of Economics (meaning real economics versus liberal fantasy economics) -- and it has has an extensive library of recommended books, videos, podcasts, and articles.

https://mises.org/


See the introduction video here:

https://mises-media.s3.amazonaws.com/Why...titute.mp4

Learn the counter-info to that and why Mises was wrong and trillionaire-financed - heh.

https://realcurrencies.wordpress.com/cat...economics/

What are we supposed to learn from that? A one-man blog that attacks every economic system in the world without actually advocating an alternative economic system. His advice is to take all your money out of the bank and to not even possess a bank account. You cannot even accomplish the few things that he advocates (buying a business) without a bank account. lol.

I am always open to learning, but someone who criticizes everything without presenting any solutions is absolutely useless. He is just engaging in another form of destructive anarchism. Tear it all down.

Quote: The ideology of destructionism enables a person to rationalize that evil is at least somehow preparing the ground for some better state of society in the future.

What is that better state? It could be anything. Maybe it’s a world in which everyone owns everything equally. Maybe it is a world without happiness or a world with universal happiness. Maybe it is a world without faith. Maybe it is national production with no international trade. It’s a dictatorship – society conforming to One Will. It’s the absence of patriarchy, a world without fossil fuels, an economy without private property and technology, production without the division of labor. A society of perfect morality. The ascendance of one religion. Whatever it is, it is illiberal and therefore unworkable and unachievable, so the advocate must eventually find solace not in creating but in destroying the existing order.

The first time I read of the concept was in Ludwig von Mises’s 1922 book Socialism. He brings it up toward the end after having proven that socialism itself is impossible. If there is nothing positive to do, no real plan to achieve anything socially beneficial; because the whole idea is cockamamie to begin with, the proponents must either abandon the theory or find satisfaction in the demolition of society as it currently exists. Mises says that the attitude is very obvious in communism. But, he says, it is just as present in social democratic versions because their plans to achieve the utopian ideal in stages are equally untenable in practice.

Destructionism becomes a psychology of wreckage imparted by an ideology that is a failure by necessity of theory and practice. The Joker failed at life and so sets out to destroy it for others. So too are those consumed by an ideological vision to which the world stubbornly refuses to conform.

https://www.zerohedge.com/political/joke...ructionism

The blog has detailed information and every sane economist knows that Austrian Economics is a scam while interest-free economics is the far superior model. The group of guys around the site even made one large Austrian Economics site close the comment section, because their stupid ideas were ripped apart.

You did not answer my question. I can see that he opposes usury and banks. So what? What type of economic system does he advocate? Destroying the present system and attacking all other systems is not a solution. This is as close as I got to seeing a plan:

Quote:Initiating debate on the problems and options available. Facilitating dialogue between different schools of monetary thought, to recognize their strengths and weaknesses and work towards a Grand Unified Theory of the Monetary.

https://realcurrencies.wordpress.com/201...ry-reform/

Why not just wish for a Grand Unified Theory of Peace and Love -- while attacking all the people who emulate Mother Teresa (i.e., people who do what they can in an imperfect world)?

I am still waiting to hear about his solution.
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Check out swoop the world forum
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RE: Other good male self-improvement sites in 2019?
Good Looking Loser. Lots of advice of improving your looks, productivity, and also women. There's also pretty much no politics or "10 reasons western women are bad" content so if you are one of the people that has lamented the the turn of this forum since it became more about Trump and politics/cultural issues, then this is the perfect spot for you. It's still red pill but without some of the other baggage that turns people off.
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I will try it. I love this forum but seems more threads are being closed and it’s being pushed slowly to being purely a Christian forum.
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RE: Other good male self-improvement sites in 2019?
Websites, not so sure.
These days websites can be very PC and subjective.

Books helped me a lot.

A. Social Skills/Dating
Mark Manson - Subtle Art of Not Giving a F
No More Mr. Nice Guy
The Game - Neil Strauss
Radical Honesty
Rational Male
Art of War
The Way of the Superior Man
How to Win Friends & InFluence People
48 Laws of Power & Art of Seduction
Influence
Crucial Conversations
Tactical Guide to Woman
Emotional Intelligence

B. Business/Finance/Econ
Freakonomics
Wealth of Nations
Education of Millionaires
Who Moved My Cheese
Sam Walton - Made in America
Art of the Deal
Be Obsessed or Be Average
Digital Gold
Blockchain: The Next Everything
Principles - Ray Dalio
Capitalism without Capital

C. General Self-Help
Slight Edge
Obstacle is the Way
Bounce
Psycho-cybernetics
Power of Now
Defining Decade by Meg Jay
Power of Habit
Blink
Creativity
Lying - Sam Harris

"Don't let yourself get attached to anything you are not willing to walk out on in 30 seconds flat if you feel the heat around the corner."
- Heat

"That's the difference between you and me. You wanna lose small, I wanna win big."
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(10-08-2019 06:20 AM)Simeon_Strangelight Wrote:  [quote='Tail Gunner' pid='2027499' dateline='1570506493']

Learn the counter-info to that and why Mises was wrong and trillionaire-financed - heh.

https://realcurrencies.wordpress.com/cat...economics/

Can you share the Cliff's Notes version? I'm familiar with a lot of economic history as well as conspiracy theories, but never came across this one.
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James Altucher has a podcast and a blog that are worthwhile. Talks about entrepreneurship, interpersonal communication, various things to assist success like the power of habits, mindset, etc.
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