2017 September : ThyBlackMan

Sunday, November 19, 2017


How to Truly Live Above the Circumstances.

September 30, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I recently ran into an old friend I hadn’t seen in years. After some small talk, I asked her how she had been doing. I genuinely wanted to know how she’d be holding up of late. Her faced turned sullen as she prepared to recount her life for the past few years. After listing all of the challenges she’d experienced, she... [Read more...]

Developing a Template for Successful Living.

September 30, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In computer literature, a template is a file that serves as a starting point for a new document. When you open a template in Microsoft, for example, it is preformatted in some way. Likewise, success-thinking is a type of ‘template’. We are not automated; we are each individually unique in our design and expression, but we... [Read more...]

Standard for Presidential Leadership is Dead.

September 30, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) One would think the President of the Unites States is one of the busiest people in the world. Being able to be personable with the people in one’s country is a positive attribute. However, how does one have time to be so embroiled in social media battles that are deemed a disgrace while there is so much work that needs to... [Read more...]

For Health Sake Unplug.

September 30, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In this day, and age, there isn’t much a cellphone can’t do. Social media has become the primary source of information in many areas. We get the news, sports, gossip, and even live presidential addresses from social media. Social media is on our computers, tablets, phones, and it’s even on our watches. The current state... [Read more...]

From Man-Cave to Mind-Cave: Three Steps to Making Positive Change Happen.

September 30, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A ‘man-cave’ is a man’s domain; it is his place of solitude and comfort. For some, though, in a culture where brothers have been demonized and ostracized, the man-cave becomes a place of idleness, a habitat for sameness, where we become deathly afraid to think outside the box. Our man-cave is our retreat, often where we... [Read more...]

Former President Obama Still Working.

September 30, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There will always be haters, and those that complain but do nothing to make positive change in the community. When you know your value, worth, and skills you use what you have to make change in this world regardless of your title. The current president has done everything he could to undo everything Former President Obama set... [Read more...]

People Who Want to Maximize Their Success Do These Four Things.

September 30, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) How do we maximize our desire for success? First, let’s define success. The best definition I’ve ever heard for success was from the venerable Earl Nightingale: Success is the progressive realization of a worthy ideal. By this definition, who is successful? The answer is obviously the person who is constantly moving toward... [Read more...]

How to Improve Your Life in Twenty-One Days or Less.

September 30, 2017 by  
Filed under Health, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When you look at a beautiful building, you may wonder how it all came together and where it began. Our life is similar: often we wonder how we got to where we are, good or otherwise. But, like the beautiful building, it started somewhere and it came together in many different ways. It’s been said that it takes twenty-one days... [Read more...]

Four Truths Every Black Man Should Know.

September 30, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We should know our social security number; we should know our birthplace and date of birth; we should know the day we got married – but is that all we should know? Of course not! Our lives are not golden until we tap into that ineffable source of enlightenment called truth. Why? As black men, we constantly face its opposite... [Read more...]

Tips On Making Sure Your Elderly Parent Is Taking Their Meds Properly.

September 29, 2017 by  
Filed under Health, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Do you have an elderly parent that lives alone? If so, making sure that they take their medications properly can be a matter of life or death. Even with a med list in hand, it can be difficult to decipher which pill is which, and how often your loved one has to take it. Here are just a few ways that you can simplify medicine... [Read more...]

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