Entries by Cody McKillinit

The Wedding of the Year: Jam + Cody

“The Art of a Good Marriage” by Wilferd Arlan Peterson A good marriage must be created. In marriage the “little” things are the big things. It is never being too old to hold hands. It is remembering to say, ”I love you” at least once a day. It is never going to sleep angry. It […]

Sober October 30-Day Challenge

Every month at the HERO Project, we drill incremental habit change and gather accountability groups to help you connect with others and become the best version of yourself! August was the father/son pushup challenge. Throughout September, we did cold showers EVERY SINGLE day. This month, we’ll be joining comedians Joe Rogan, Bert Kreischer, Tom Segura, Ari Shaffir, and […]


The Power of Incremental Improvement (30 Day Challenge Winner!)

Over the last month, several fellow fathers joined me participating in the 30-day HERO Challenge, where we witnessed the value of committing to one simple, daily practice. We got to watch first hand the exponential growth possible with small iterative habit improvements, and the power of routine practice. Whatever goal you want to reach, or behavior you want to improve, PRACTICE […]

50 Years of Rogan: Top Moments from the Joe Rogan Experience

I’ve been enjoying Joe Rogan’s fascinating interviews for quite a while now. It might sound strange, if you remember Rogan from television shows like News Radio or Fear Factor, but the stand up comedian turned actor turned UFC commentator has come a long way since those days, and some might call him the “gateway drug” to a wide world […]

Today Is the Day

The Better You bundle offer is now closed. Thanks to your help, we raised over $1,000 for Courageous Kitchen, a charity organization founded by my good friend Dwight helping asylum seekers in Bangkok. Learn more about Dwight here, and you can still make a direct contribution to my fundraiser for CK here.  

My Secret Key to a Happy Life

What really helped put your life on a better path? What is something specific you can do every day that will help transform your life for the better and help you experience more happiness and fulfillment in life?

Heroic Dad 30-Day Pushup Challenge

Join a crew of proud dads for the first Heroic Dad Challenge – a 30-day habit challenge for fathers (or other care providers) and their little ones to get some fun recreation together! Try father-kid pushups with us, EVERY day for a full month.

On Discouragement

Today’s affirmation: I am GREAT because I deal with 10,000 people’s ignorance and hopelessness and discouragement and unconscious indoctrination and I move the needle forward anyways. Every day in every way I’m getting better and better. From Uncle Dwight at Courageous Kitchen: “Either you dwell on people’s feedback and you don’t do it, or you knock […]

13 Tenets of the Warrior Mindset

After witnessing the death of a police officer, David DiFrancesco understood that a life well-lived is one with purpose. He dedicated himself to seeing that all men have the opportunity to discover and live their own purpose through his work, guiding men through challenges and toward the Warrior Way of Living.

Happy Independence Day! Star-Spangled Banner (FULL Version)

After nine years living overseas, now with a fast-growing 3-year-old son who’s getting close to school age, after a catastrophic betrayal by someone close to me in business in February, and two years of continued challenges and political upheaval in Asia, Jam and I have finally made the decision to move our young family to the United States — which offers […]