Atalwin Pilon wonders about the tradeoffs of honesty and likeability.
Atalwin Pilon is a former bad boy from Amsterdam who had an experience of spiritual awakening at 32. Since that moment he committed to the truth and lives from his heart. Currently he is traveling the world on a quest for meaning, aiming to make a difference. Follow him on his blog Basic Goodness, Facebook and Twitter. You can try him out as your life coach too, if his voice speaks to you. Email him. He will be honored.
The universe gave Atalwin Pilon a single chance to meet someone he was wildly attracted to. And he choked.
I might feel like I am in carb prison, but I am ready for the challenge and the transformation that waits around the corner.
I walked away from an opportunity because something rubbed me the wrong way. Did I do the right thing?
After spending some intense time focusing on spiritual development, I now turn to physical development.
Being preoccupied with the steps you wish you were taking causes us to miss the beauty and importance of the small ones we can make.
“There are too many interesting women I did not have the experience to know in this life because I have been brain washed.”
Events happening on the other side of the world are much more personal when the protesters you see on T.V. are your close friends.
Detroit is in trouble. Bill Boyle points out the city’s biggest flaw, and tells us why neoliberalism is not the solution.
What makes a man attractive? James Michael Sama complies a list of the top 1o hottest things a guy can do.
While ripping down a mountain at 40 MPH on a bike, Ted McDonald realized that he’s finally becoming the man he wants to be.
It turns out a lot of those negative predictions you’ve been hearing for so long about Obamacare didn’t come true.
Al DeLuise on why he started drinking scotch for health reasons.
It’s time to talk the right talk when it comes to combating poverty in America.
Still not sure when it’s ok to say “gay”? Let this flowchart be your guide.
A lesson on jurisprudence, kindness, civility, addiction and other simple subjects.
Who knew that guys with sisters made the best mates? A young female writer did. Here’s what she realized.
In the headlines are the poor choices young fraternity men make in regards to alcohol overconsumption, misogynistic treatment of women, and degrading practices for new members. Behind the scenes are the men (and women) proactively working to eradicate those headlines.
Ben Railton reflects on the moments of beauty and sadness that visit him while cleaning up after his kids once they’ve gone to stay with their mother.
The debates we have about parenting are marked by judgmentalism and paranoia. Enough.
Tony the Tiger: Dude’s grrr-eat. What’s not to love?
This teddy bear just won the internet’s heart.
Tracey Michae’l Lewis-Giggetts watched in horror as a white guy, high as a kite, got away with crashing his car and hiding his drugs right in front of the cops.
What does it look like to the other person when you can’t put your phone down while having a conversation? This video nails it.