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This is the MNTL Top 10, our monthly newsletter sharing the 10 best men’s articles of the month, discovered by the Mantelligence team.

Got an article you think should be on the Top 10? Send it to top10@mantelligence.com. We’d love to hear your ideas!

This month… create your own luck, stop doing one of women’s biggest turn-offs, and run your home like a master businessman…

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Getting Wasted Is Not Manly

If you’re like most guys, you’ve been through a phase where you drink… well, a lot (and definitely more than you know you should). This powerful article from the good guys at The Good Men Project lays out how overly binge drinking can negatively affect you… and can seriously damage who you are as a classic man. 

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Spectrum of Style Formality: How to Mix and Match Casual and Dressy Clothes

If you care about looking great (for women, bosses, clients), but you don’t like to put much effort into ‘outfits’, getting dressed can be a big struggle between throwing something on, and really nailing a sharp look. Luckily for you, Baron at the Effortless Gent has broken down every single item of menswear, and provided an unbelievably easy way to tell what goes with what.

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How To Use Lean Manufacturing And 6 Sigma To Run Your Household

‘Family men’ often find that getting everyone in the house organized can seem impossible… without a stress-inducing fight between them and kids, or them and spouse… but this brilliant article from Fatherly details how to use the 6 Sigma business strategy to powerfully organize the ‘flow’ of your home.

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7 Big Things that Turn Women Off [From Her]

Our own Robin Sutherns knows that whether you’re married or single, you don’t want to turn your woman off… right? Then you need to read these 7 insider things men do that really turn women offthen stop doing them.

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Are You Guilty Of Not Listening To Your Body When You’re In Pain?

The Guy Corner NYC points out that as men, it’s hard to recognize/acknowledge that you’re in pain… you may not realize it, or you may not want to. But it’s important to search out the meanings behind physical pain so that you don’t damage your body later… and this article shows you how.

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Journaling Apps: Day One, Grid Journal and My Surprising Favorite

We at Mantelligence love a good journal… so we loved this article from Daily Tekk that laid out a few journal app options for men. But what we really loved was that they agreed with us that journaling doesn’t have to be conventional to be good.

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11 Self-Improvement Techniques That’ll Change Your Life

We see lists like this on the internet all the time… but this one really stuck out to us, since it includes things like stop watching the news, question the normal and act out of want, not worry. In short… Wealthy Gorilla might have laid out some of the best self-improvements tips that anyone can follow.

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Don’t Wait to Be Picked: 3 Proven Ways to Create Your Own Luck

Kyle at the Distilled Man beautifully describes in deep detail 3 powerful ways for men to create their own luck… meaning you can finally stop waiting around for luck to just fall onto you. And doesn’t that actionability sound great?

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The Honest Hustle

Our friends at Huckberry asked 10 successful entrepreneurs what they define as ‘hustling’, and how they’ve used this to create successful businesses.

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9 Small Things You Do that People Use to Judge Your Personality

Whether it’s at a date or a job interview, there are just some times that you really want to give off a good first impression, right? Well, Business Insider lays out some scientifically-backed ideas for how to boost that first impression… and many of them aren’t what you’d expect.


Got an article you think should be on the Top 10? Send it to top10@mantelligence.com. We’d love to hear your ideas!