Why I Write – To Prove Myself

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Sustained by a stubborn conviction that he could do it better than some of the literary “greats,” Man Shman learned that writing was simply too important to NOT do.

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Disaster Preparedness Overload


Even if you’re really busy like most people, you don’t have to abandon the notion of having a disaster preparedness plan all-together. It’s important to keep in mind that even a basic plan is far better than no plan!

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Depression. A Part of the Human Condition

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When looking at the rich complexities of his own and other people’s life with depression, a man can still end up on the side of hope.

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Why You Should Hang Out With Someone Who Makes You Laugh Every Day

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When was the last time you laughed? Really, really laughed?

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3 Reasons It Is So Damn Hard to Get a Divorce


The answer boils down to pretty much one of three things: you’re difficult, your spouse is difficult or the lawyers are difficult.

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Why I Hate Bullies


His school days are years in the past, but cruel comments by unthinking teens bring the pain of bullying back for Michael Copperman.

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As Tears Go By


Ben Shaberman shares how he became a man who cries. It was a surprise, beginning with a movie and an unexpected connection to his father.

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What She Hears When You Ask For Unprotected Sex

Unprotected Sex by Ang Sherpa

When you’re ready to take that next step with a woman, think carefully. What you say isn’t always what she hears.

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There are two Types of People With Depression—Which one are You?

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Whether you choose to pursue “recovery” or choose to pursue “being as comfortable as possible while suffering from depression,” all I hope for is that you make your choice based on the future you want for yourself.

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Wig Woman


Gary Almeter remembers the summer he discovered the Smiths, got a Swatch, and learned more from a White Water Raft Ride than just where everybody flips.

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There is No Such Thing as a Broken Heart

No Such Thing as a Broken Heart

Here is an empowering perspective that will forever protect you from having a broken heart…

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12 Week ‘Be a Better Man’ Challenge. Week 2 – Fuel Up

Michael Ellis Be a Better Man Week 2

The Be a Better Man Challenge is a spring clean for your life. Over 12 weeks it’ll prepare you to be, do and have more of what you want.

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I Moved In With My In-Laws, And Here’s How It Worked.


Yes, you read that right. Joe Deprospero purposely moved in with his parents-in-law. And it wasn’t a total nightmare. In fact, it worked.

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Stop Running For The Emergency Escape: 4 Ways To Gain Control Of Your Life


Curbing the desire to escape can be tough, but if you build a balanced life, it can become less of a nagging desire.

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Punks in Recovery with Craig Lewis

Punks in Recovery

Craig Lewis is a Certified Peer Specialist who struggled immensely with mental health issues. He has successfully transformed into a life of wellness.

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5 Secret Ways Being Awkward Makes You Awesome


Ever feel a little not-quite-together? It’s ok. Own your awkward.

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