About The Good Life @ GMP

"The Good Life" is asking men of the 21st century, What does your "good life" look like? Weekly themes, new content daily. Follow us here on The Good Men Project, on Twitter @GMPGoodLife, and Facebook.

Call for Submissions: Male Stereotypes

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Does the stereotypical man exist?

My Not So Secret Vice

hobbies, habits, vices, obsessions, bad habits, calls for submissions, men who write, The Good Life

It’s not exactly criminal. So why do you hide the source of your joy?

The Lightbulb Moment: Call for Submissions Due 9/4

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What was the moment that made you stop and think about something differently? What was the tipping point?

My Hometown: Call for Submissions Due 8/28

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Tell us about the place that made you who you are.

The Five Senses and Memory: Call for Submissions Due 7/31

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Our senses are tightly linked to memory in both fleeting and powerful ways.

Family Outings: Call for Submission Due 7/24

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Trips, travel, secrets, love, discovery, beauty, disaster. What’s your family outing story?

Man Caves: 7/6

jam space, TV room, computer room, gaming room, den, man caves, dad's room

Men, do you have a room of your own?

What Every Man Should Know… About Style: 6/29

what men wear, men shopping, men's clothing, do men care about style, what men should know about style, getting dressed

If the clothes don’t make the man, do they at least signal what kind of man wears them?

Visions: 6/22

mind's eye, visions, dreams, hallucinations, psychedelics, trance, rave, meditation, prayer

An examination of the ways that what you see in your mind’s eye influences your life.

Drop Out Success Stories: 6/15

Gautam Adani, Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, dropout success stories

Did you leave school for success? Tell us your story.

The Best Man Money Could Buy

best man wedding, best man, friendships, male friendships, men, manhood, what makes a best man, goodness, good men, The Good Life, men weddings, grooms

Ernie R writes to The Good Life of two best men: his own, and himself.

What Every Man Should Know… About Cooking: 6/8

feeding the family, feeding the kids, cooking for kids, cooking for the family, family dinners

Do you know the way to your own heart? Men who cook and write wanted.

When Bad People Do Good Things: 5/25

evil people doing good, caught being nice, bad people do good, why do bad people do good things, ethics and morals, values, contradictions, ambiguity, multitudes, evil men do, calls for submissions

Sometimes, what makes us do evil is easier to understand than the reasons why we choose to do good.

Do Not Attempt: 5/18

daredevils, thrill seekers, testosterone, proving yourself, being a badass, risking your life to be cool, stupid things teenage boys do, calls for submissions

There’s always some new stunt teenage boys are threatening their lives to perform … what stupid thing have you considered doing?

First Responders: 5/11

first responders, EMTs, EMS, emergency responders, 911, firefighters, medical personnel, first aid, Red Cross, first responder training, rescue workers, disposability of men, heroes, call for submissions, men's stories, men's lives, The Good Men project, The Good Life

How have you prepared to respond in an emergency?

#51:The Man in the Cowboy Hat

The Man in the Cowboy Hat, Boston Marathon, bombs, Patriots Day, heroes, fathers, Iraq War, War on Terror

Two senseless tragedies, one heroic father: Carlos Arredondo.