My Narcissus

Kris Bigalk uses the Narcissus myth to comment on loss and love’s persistence.

My Dream: One Last Hunt With My Grandfather

If you could spend one last day with someone who’s passed, who would you choose, and how would you spend it?

Whispers of Death: How BJ Miller is Changing the Impact of Dying

Do you live a life of compassion and service? One man’s brush with death prompted to turn his thoughts about dying into meaningful action.

Learning to Be Bold: What Loss Taught Me About Life

After his friend lost an unspeakably hard battle with cancer, Jeff Friedman wants to share what he learned from his friend and colleague, Mike Connell.

Good Men Project Live Storytelling Event—Meet You At The Gate

Edie Weinstein tells a story about her parents, now gone, and the special way they had of connecting.

How to Walk Through the Darkness of Grief

There’s no single way through sorrow. But Louise Thayer helps us clear a path—and lead others, too.

Chasing Down the ‘Real Man’

Quentin Lucas found himself in the military, facing court martial, before he could begin to see what a ‘real man’ might be.

Why Men Paid Me To Bury Them Alive

Author Jay Cradeur shares how a night buried in Mother Earth can change everything for a man.

Find Out What Saved an Inspiring Hockey Player from Suicide

His thoughts would take him places he didn’t want to go. He’d question his abilities. His mind would take him to dark places.

My Husband’s Death Taught Me Something Profound: Gratitude is the Answer to Every Question

I keep pushing the wheelchair, trying to take deep breaths without being obvious. He repeats, “We have so much to be grateful for, don’t we?”

Being Here – A Father’s Near Death Experience

Tragic accidents happen. But sometimes staying alive is a commitment you make to the people who love yo

Forgiveness: My Sons’ Painful Journey to Freedom

Their alcoholic father left them a legacy of abuse and hate, but they learned to leave that behind.

From Men Dead Too Soon, The Suicide Notes

Young men choose death because they cannot live with the bullying, intolerance, and hate. They need to know there is hope.

Understanding How You Move Through the Five Stages of Grief

Counselor Carl explains how the five stages of grief overlap and repeat.

Why Did God Take My Baby? Dealing With Life’s Most Devastating Loss

The sky was crying. It was an unusually misty day in Joplin, Missouri, as they laid my Angel in her grave. A friend dropped a single red rose on top of the half-sized casket. It was done. My baby was gone.

Fish Boil

Summer may be ending but Bill Yarrow still takes us to a fish-fry. Yet how often does a fish-fry make you contemplate your mortality?