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.
A Santa Claus walks into a bar…
Doug Zeigler explores the very different messages of Pope Francis and New York City Mayor Bloomberg about the poor.
Since the 2008 recession, companies have increasingly turned to temporary employees for factory, warehouses and construction jobs. The trend carries a human cost.
Ralph Waldo Emerson on the value of trail-blazing.
A heart attack lead to unbelievable news – Santa Bob needed a new heart. Bob Boyer writes about his journey from transplant patient back to the Red Suit.
Health & Wellness Editor Rannoch Donald asks you to take a minute and save a life.
London is a city rich in history and filled with ghosts.
Love is knowing that she will literally cover my ass
Some people are good at planning ahead and have all of their holiday gifts purchased months in advance of the actual deadline. Many of us aren’t.
Andrew Smiler speculates about how, when, and why social class can trump racism and sexism.
Tom Scocca argues that snark is a necessary weapon in the war against “smarm”. Allan Mott politely disagrees.
Sebastián Molano used a surprising incident on a Washington D.C. street corner to examine how to examine, transform and embrace gender roles.
A close encounter with a man and a gun shattered Vaughan Granier’s sense of security in his town … and caused him to be more reflexive and empathetic with those who commit crime.
This Comment by Denise on the post 9 Things I Want to Say (But Don’t) to Your Curious Yet Racially-Charged Microaggressions Against Me & My Children “My neighbor is from Brazil with dark hair, dark eyes and olive skin. Her husband from Germany, is blue eyed and was blond as a child. Both of her […]
Fewer men identify as gay in states which are blatantly intolerant of homosexuality. Dr. Aqualus Gordan explores.
Markus Gerke takes a look at Breaking Bad, Walter White, and the destructive potential of masculinity in our society.
Jon Magidsohn has moved his house, business and family to follow his wife around the world. Four times. Here’s why that is part of the new norm.