Dad Advice

We have all heard classic fatherly advice at least one time in our lives, whether it be from our fathers or someone else’s.  Most of the time we just roll our eyes and do not really listen because we may have heard it for the hundredth time but dad advice is a lot more profound and useful than we know.  A lot of the advice is directed and useful for the fellas but girls you should read to because it is quite useful for both sexes.  For those of us who are fortunate to have our fathers around, embrace their wisdom and their advice because you just might learn a thing a two.


  1. Go for women you perceive to be “out of your league.”  You’ll surprise yourself
  2. Never have sex with anyone that doesn’t want it as much as you.
  3. Never hit anyone unless they are an immediate threat.
  4. Every hat should serve a purpose.
  5. Never take her to the movies on the first date.
  6. Learn to wet shave.
  7. Nothing looks more badass than a well-tailored suit.
  8. Shave with the grain on the first go-around.
  9. Always look a person in the eye when you talk to them.
  10. Buy a plunger before you need a plunger.
  11. Exercise makes you happy.  Run, lift and play sports.
  12. Brush your teeth before you put on your tie.
  13. A small amount of your paycheck should go directly to your saving account every month.
  14. Call your parents every week.
  15. Never wear a clip on tie.
  16. Give a firm handshake.
  17. Compliment her shoes.
  18. Never leave a pint unfinished.
  19. If you aren’t confident, fake it.  It will come.
  20. You can tell the size of the man by the size of things that bother him.
  21. Be conscious of your body language.
  22. The only reason to ever point a gun at someone is if you intend to shoot them.
  23. Always stand to shake someone’s hand.
  24. Never lend anything you can’t afford to lose.
  25. Ask more than you answer.  Everybody likes to talk about themselves.
  26. Keep a change of clothes at the office.
  27. Buy high quality tools, so you only have to buy them once.
  28. Manliness is not only being able to take care of yourself, but others as well.
  29. Go with the decision that will make for a good story.
  30. When you walk, look straight ahead, not at your feet.
  31. Nice guys don’t finish last.  Boring guys do.
  32. Find your passion and figure out how to get paid for it.
  33. Don’t let the little head do the thinking for the big head.
  34. No matter their job or status in life, everyone deserves your respect.
  35. The most important thing you can learn is personal responsibility.  Bad things happen, it’s your job to overcome them.
  36. The first one to get angry loses.
  37. Do what needs to be done without complaining.  It won’t help speed things up.
  38. Never stop learning.
  39. Always go out into the public dressed like you’re about to meet the love of your life.
  40. Don’t change yourself just to make someone happy, unless that someone is you.
  41. If you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re in the wrong room.
  42. Luck favors the prepared.
  43. Women find confidence sexy as hell.
  44. Do whatever you want to do in the life, but be the best at it.
  45. No one is on their deathbed wishing they spent more time at work.  Enjoy your life.

40 Pieces of Advice

40 great pieces of advice we should all follow and try to incorporate into our daily lives.


  1. Walk 10 to 30 minutes every day.  And smile while you walk.
  2. Sit in silence for at least 10 minutes every day.  Lock yourself in if necessary.
  3. Listen to good music every day: it is true food for the spirit.
  4. When you wake up in the morning, say the following: Today my goal is _________
  5. Live with the 3 E’s: Energy, Enthusiasm and Empathy
  6. Play more games than last year.
  7. Read more books than last year.
  8. Look at the sky at least once a day and realize in what a magnificent world you live in
  9. Dream more while you are awake!
  10. Eat more natural foods than manufactured ones.
  11. Eat berries and nuts and drink green tea, lots of water and a glass of wine each day(make sure to make a toast to the bounty in your life, and do it with someone whose company you love)
  12. Try each day to make at least three people smile.
  13. Eliminate disorder in your home, your car and your desk, and let new energy flow into you life.
  14. Don’t waste your precious time gossiping or regretting the past or in negative thoughts or in worrying about things beyond your control. Better to convert your energy in that what is positive in the present.
  15. Realize that life is a school and that you are here to learn.  Problems are life lessons from which you learn.
  16. Eat breakfast life a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a beggar.
  17. Smile and laugh more.
  18. Don’t miss any opportunity to hug somebody you appreciate.
  19. Life is too short to waste it by hating someone.
  20. Don’t take yourself too seriously – no one else does!
  21. You don’t have to win every argument.  Just accept that you are not in agreement and that you can agree to disagree.
  22. Make peace with your past so won’t ruin your present.
  23. Don’t compare yourself with others.  For always there will be greater and lesser persons than yourself.
  24. Only YOU are in charge on your own happiness.
  25. Remember that you don’t  always have control over what happens, but you do have control over what you do with the experience.
  26. Learn something new every day.
  27. What other people think of you is of no concern to you.
  28. Love you body and respect it.
  29. No matter how good or bad the situation is, it will change.
  30. Your work will not take care of you when are sick.  Your friends will!  Stay on good terms with them.
  31. Get rid of everything that is not useful, beautiful or fun.
  32. Envy is a waste of time.  You already have everything you will ever need.
  33. The best is yet to come.
  34. No matter how you feel, get up, get dressed and be there.
  35. Have wonderful friends.
  36. Call your family often and send them messages saying you are thinking of them.
  37. Every night before going to bed, say the following: I give thanks for______.  Today I succeeded in __________.
  38. Remember that you are too blessed to be stressed.
  39. Enjoy life – you only have one opportunity, make the best of it.
  40. Share this with someone you love.

Life is beautiful – enjoy it while you can!