How Nerd Hobbies Can Help Attract Women

Featured on today’s main page over at Salon, an article entitled “All I needed to know about life I learned from ‘Dungeons & Dragons’” brought about a ton of smiles at the Stylelife office. In this piece, Ethan Gilsdorf recounts the life lessons he absorbed while slaying beasts and casting spells in the game. And that very night, longtime Stylelife … Read More

The Game After the Opener

How to Transition from One Routine to the Next To stomp down approach anxiety and open is no easy feat, yet a second hurdle awaits just beyond delivering the opener. A good opener gets people talking but then the conversation runs out of steam. An awkward hush falls over the group as your mind scrambles for the next thing to … Read More

Giacomo Casanova: Following in the Footsteps of a Legendary Man

The name Casanova is synonymous with seduction. Most people remember him as the great romancer who seduced women throughout Venice and the European world. Yet, Giacomo Casanova was much more than just a great lover; he was also a spy, an entrepreneur, a violinist, a famous duelist with both the pistol and the sword, a great gambler, and he was … Read More

5 Simple Ways to Bust Through Approach Anxiety

Tips for Approach Anxiety

One of the biggest obstacles that every social artist encounters is Approach Anxiety. Every man fears the social and sexual humiliation of being blown out, plus it is evolutionarily hardwired into our systems from our history as a tribal society. Over the generations, we have learned to shield ourselves, to protect ourselves from harm. As a result, we don’t like … Read More

Standout Style

Emma writes: Style, like religion and politics, can be ingrained in us from an early age. The dads who played golf raise boys who wear khakis, Polos and Sperry Topsiders. The fashionista mom has a fashionista daughter or son or both. The musically inclined father doesn’t place importance on haircuts, and thus, raises Slash’s doppelganger. Hippie moms have Birkenstock-wearing young. … Read More

The Importance of Friends

In the game of life, assets like wings, pivots, and other social proof weigh just as heavy if not heavier than your skill level or attractive qualities. So it’s vital to leverage your friends and social assets. Before we get into expanding your social circle lets take a look at some added stress you may be putting on yourself that … Read More

Confidence – The State of Being Certain

Emma writes: What women want: confidence. Hands down the number one thing a woman is looking for in a man is confidence. Not to be confused with arrogance or cockiness, confidence is defined by Webster as “the quality or state of being certain.” And the secondary classification is “the feeling or belief that one can rely on someone or something.” … Read More