JR Cook

How to Be a Better Man​

There's no one right way to be a man. It means something different to everyone. But there are some general things that all men should strive for. In this article, I will discuss some of the most important qualities that make up a good man based upon my experience and knowledge. These include being loving and kind, being aware of and in control of oneself, taking care of oneself, and being willing and able to help others. I hope that by reading this article, you will be inspired to become a better man yourself.

Loving what is Given – We all start somewhere, and accepting the facts are what will set you free.

When you appreciate what you have in your life, you become happier and more content. You are also more likely to attract good things into your life, because you are now in a state of gratitude.

It’s easy to take life for granted, but the truth is that we are all blessed with countless gifts. We just need to be more aware of them.

Start by noticing the little things: the sun shining down on you, the birds singing in the trees, the hug from a loved one. When you pay attention to these small moments, you’ll begin to see that life is truly a miracle.

And once you see the miracle of life, you can begin to appreciate the miracle of love. When you love yourself and others for who they are, not for what they do or what they have, you create a space of unconditional love – and that is the highest form of love possible.

Self Awareness

In order to be a better man, you must first understand yourself. You must be honest with yourself and understand your motivations, strengths, and weaknesses.

You must also be in touch with your feelings. Too often, men try to bottle up their emotions and act like they don't have any. This is not only unhealthy, but it's also untrue. All men have emotions, and it's important to express them in a healthy way.

One way to become more self-aware is to journal. Write down your thoughts and feelings every day. This will help you to understand yourself better and to identify any patterns or issues that you need to address.

This can be an extremely helpful way to understand your thoughts and feelings and to learn how to deal with them in a healthy way.

Self Control

One of the most important traits of a good man is self-control. When you have self-control, you can stay in control of your emotions and your actions. You don’t allow yourself to be ruled by your impulses.

Self-control is essential for a successful life. It allows you to stay focused on your goals, and it keeps you from making bad decisions. It helps you resist temptation, and it leads to better habits.

Self-control is a muscle that can be strengthened with practice. Start by making small changes in your life, and gradually work up to bigger challenges. When you feel like you’re losing control, take a step back and give yourself some time to calm down.

Most importantly, never give up on yourself. You can always find ways to improve your self-control.


Self-care means different things to different people. For some, it might be hitting the gym, for others it might be getting enough sleep or spending time with family and friends.

No matter what self-care means to you, the most important thing is that you make it a priority. When you’re taking care of yourself, you’re able to take better care of others. You have more energy and are better able to deal with stress.

Make a list of things that make you happy and do them regularly. Maybe it’s going for a walk in nature, reading a book, meditating or listening to your favorite music. The key is to find something that relaxes and rejuvenates you, and make time for it in your schedule.

Help Others

One of the best ways to be a better man is to help others. When you give back to your community, you not only make the world a better place, but you also become a better person.

There are endless opportunities to help others, and the best way to find one is to look inside yourself. What ignites your passion? What makes you feel alive? Once you know what you’re passionate about, you can begin looking for ways to help others who share your passion.

You can also look for opportunities to help those who are struggling. Maybe there’s a homeless shelter in your town that needs volunteers, or a food bank that needs donations. Or maybe you could start your own charity or mentorship program.

No matter what you do, helping others will make you a better man.

There’s always more to learn

There is always more to learn in order to be a better man. No matter how successful you may be, there are always new ways to improve yourself.

Some key areas to focus on include:

  1. Your relationships with others.
  1. Your physical and mental health.
  1. Your finances.
  1. Your professional development.
  1. Your personal growth.


Thank you for reading! As always, if you have any questions, feel free to reach out to me on Twitter @JRCOOKOFFICIAL.

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