How Being Bullied Helped Me To Trust My Parents

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A thank you note to my bullies.

The Courage To Change—To Let Go Of Love

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Graham Phoenix writes to a close friend about why the relationship the friend sought did not happen, about what his friend wants in life now.

“Both enjoyed first date or never again = Split the check.”

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The Science of Character: New 8 Min. Film by Tiffany Shlain #CharacterDay

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What They Don’t Tell You About Your First Time Under Fire

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Former Marine and present UN Field Security Officer, Dewaine Farria, shares his gripping insight into courage—told through the experience of his first time under fire.

A Girl Is Threatened In A Rap Battle, And So The Judge Steps In To Deliver His Own Verse

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A battle rap video turned ugly. And then, someone stepped in and made it inspiring.

We Need to Talk About the C-Word(s)

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Andy Fraser steps into the gray area between cowardice and courage—and finds that doing nothing isn’t always the soft option.

Face to Face with Sexism in Brooklyn

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Nathan Zimmerman decided to confront sexism head-on…and got thrown out of a bar for his trouble.

20 Lessons From My Men’s Group That Have Improved My Life

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Sweaty Eye Syndrome is okay, “courage” is a chameleon, and even Badasses make mistakes.

3 Keys to Happiness From a Dying Teen

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About three months before he passed away, 17-year-old Sam Berns gave this beautifully moving TEDx Talk explaining his dislike for obstacles and his strategies for overcoming them.

Hitting My Son

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David Karpel on training his son in self-defense and character development.

How Can You Teach Them to Be Men?

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Transman is raising two boys—as a solo transgender man. Here is what he says to people who don’t think he can raise sons since he is not a ‘real’ man.

Moving Beyond the Relationship Blame Game

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Freya Watson believes only when men and women see other as spiritual beings with lessons to learn, will the mutual wounding stop.

Afraid to Take the Next Step? Try Poet David Whyte’s Prescription

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At a poetry workshop Mia Kalef learns the value of listening to the inner voice in times of change.

Bullying Experiment: Going Too Far Versus Not Far Enough

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Iraq War veteran Michael Anthony talks about battling bullies. Make sure to watch the bully experiment video at the end.

Going Public: Xe Sands Reads ‘Courage’

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The struggle of striving to survive.