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How James Ellis Overcame Bullying and Became a World Champion

Watch the interview with James Ellis, one of the top 3 fitness models in the past five years. He’s been on 36 magazine covers, has appeared on the Ellen show 30 times, and won the World Championship title for the WBFF. Like me, James was scrawny in high school, but had a photolot to offer. He was bullied, which caused depression and self-doubt, which in turn led to him almost failing high school. Then one day, he heard the song “Lose Yourself” by Eminem, and decided he wasn’t going to let anyone keep him from becoming the best man he could be. He started working out, got shredded beyond belief, and graduated with honors from college.

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The Architecture of Your Life: Make No Small Plans

At one point when I was discussing a girl I was pursuing, a pastor told me, “You’re aiming for a Bugatti, but you’re a Toyota.” Never let anyone tell you that you are less than what you are. Luckily, I had great friends around me who convinced me I am a Bugatti. I want to influence you as good guys to aim high, and I hope my testimony will lead you to never settling for anything less in your life.

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How to Pray For Your Future Wife

Note from the Editor: Because of his profession in the public eye, my good friend has chosen to write this anonymously. However, the insight in this article is incredible, and something all men can learn from. Enjoy. There are so many blogs and articles out there geared toward girls and women on praying for their […]

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7 Tools to Recover from a Break Up

After nearly two years of being in an amazing relationship, the dream suddenly ended. What was supposed to become a wedding, became nothing. A variety of circumstances, mistakes, and challenges led to a big heartache as our love story disappeared. How could I recover from a break up? I hope we can still be friends. […]

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Badass Grandpa

The Blueprint to Be a Badass Yourself Editor’s note:  Arden Ballard is a contributor who works as a Physician Assistant in New Orleans.  He’s a huge Saints fan, and is a fellow fraternity brother I haven’t had the pleasure of meeting in person yet.  I hope you enjoy his blog as much as I have. […]

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