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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Story Takes Courage – Especially When the Story is Your Life


To truly write with conviction, you need to tell the story from your heart. How many of us could do that with our entire lives?

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What Happens When We Push Beyond Our Limits?


It was race day, and the first time Steve O’Neill had ever run a half-marathon. Here’s how he felt when he crossed that finish line.

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The Invisible Hand On Your Mouth


David Pittman, like too many survivors of childhood sexual abuse, has to fight against the pressure – internal and external – to keep quiet about what happened to him as a kid.

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Coping With ‘Living Losses’


Dr. Ken Druck knows what it’s like to lose a loved one, but he also recognizes the pain of dealing with the daily loss of someone who is still alive. Here, 3 tips for dealing with these living losses.

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8 Reasons Why We LIKE Being Miserable Gits

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Git (UK Slang): “Deeply unpleasant or contemptible person.” Yeah, who wouldn’t want to be one of those?

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