Mansal Denton

Mansal has more interests than he knows what to do with. After a short prison stay he sold his first business and started Nootropedia.

Recent Articles

4 Ways To Combat Insomnia Without Giving Up Your Morning Cup Of Coffee

In the past five years, I have rarely had a sleepless night. I wake up early in the morning, feeling refreshed and eager for a day of work. Until recently, I thought this was the norm. But my partner has shown me otherwise. Even though she has strugg…
By Mansal Denton

5 Ways I Turned Living With My SO Into Growth For Our Relationship

My philosophy on life is often in the extremes. When my partner and I discussed her moving into my 230-square foot efficiency apartment after five months of dating, we chose to throw caution to the wind, sort through the hang-ups and just see what ha…
By Mansal Denton

I Use Self-Responsibility To Deal With The Racism I Face Every Day

Growing up in an affluent southern neighborhood of approximately 90 percent Caucasians was challenging for me as a mixed race child. I remember close friends making jokes about my race and skin tone. My mother made it clear how others would be more c…
By Mansal Denton

Our Obsession With Kim Kardashian's Weight Reveals 3 Flaws In Our Society

I rarely watch the news. It's mostly filled with negativity. And if you've been following the 2016 election cycle, you've probably seen or heard plenty of things that'll outrage your sensibilities. I hear about pop culture idols even more rarely. But…
By Mansal Denton

If You Have 1 Of These 'Addictions,' It Might Be Time To Take A Mental Break

Humans are flawed creatures. No matter what kind of tool we are given, there is a part of human nature and a subset of our society, which will always become addicted. Somehow we manage to take great tools and abuse them to the point they are no longe…
By Mansal Denton

3 Natural Supplements You Should Take If You Want To Have Better Sex

You enjoy sex. I enjoy sex. Most of Generation-Y does, too. Whether you are a man or a woman, there are plenty of ways to have better sex, and I'm not speaking of positions, role-play or toys (though these are all fun). I'm speaking about learning ho…
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The Psychology Of Adult Play: Why Millennials Need Their Own Recess

Before an entrepreneurship conference, I was meandering through downtown Austin, Texas for a morning cup of coffee. There, I ran into another attendee who knew my name. We briefly chatted, and he was nice. But, his hands were trembling, causing him t…
By Mansal Denton

Another Thing To Worry About: 5 Ways To Prevent Premature Wrinkles

Young people don't need to worry about wrinkles, right? Wrong. If you think wrinkles suddenly appear the day after you turn 40, think again. Wrinkling is a process that happens over time, and it can be avoided with the proper preventative measures. T…
By Mansal Denton

What Are Nootropics? Why Successful People Are Using Them For Focus

Nootropics is a term for “smart drugs” or cognitive enhancers, which are natural or synthetic compounds that improve brain function. Between the high-performing entrepreneurs of Silicon Valley and the cutthroat Wall Street world, nootropics are growi…
By Mansal Denton

5 Natural Remedies To Treat Parkinson's Disease Symptoms

This month is Parkinson's Awareness Month. Although my recently deceased grandfather was never officially diagnosed with Parkinson's, he struggled with severe neurological damage and was bedridden during his final days. Parkinson's disease is a degen…
By Mansal Denton

Locked Up: 5 Important Life Lessons I Learned From Being In Prison

Between the stabbings, beatings, tattoos, guns and drugs, my upper middle-class world was turned upside down. The face tattoos frightened me, despite being commonplace in prison. A person who has not spent time in prison may assume it is a cesspool f…
By Mansal Denton