Let’s Stop Allowing Comparing Trauma to Become a Contest

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Have you had something bad happen to you? Congratulations, so has everyone else. Let’s stop making conversations on trauma a contest of scars.

When ‘Smile’ is the Worst Thing to Say

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Mental illness is everywhere and touches virtually everyone. How can you be part of the solution?

The One Rule for Boys Everyone Must Know

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Dr. Max Wachtel speaks out on the one rule that can save our boys.

Maturity: Learning It’s Not About You

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Matthew Rozsa discusses three ways in which being mature can be reduced to a single lesson: It isn’t about you.

Microtia, My Daughter’s ‘Lucky Fin’

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Johnathan Bane finds unique and creative ways to help his daughter through an abnormality of her ear.

I Don’t Know Your Monkey

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While empathy is primarily intellectual, compassion is based in a desire to help.

5 Tips For Maintaining Humanity During an Overnight Stay at the Airport

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Humanity Tip #1: Don’t tell fellow travelers you hope they choke on their coffee

Christmas Eve Carry Out

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Rev. Neil O’Farrell discovers where we might find peace on earth

Do I Owe it to My Spouse to Stay?

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Lisa Arends says “no” but offers 7 things that all relationships deserve.

The Myth Of Human Nature

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We do not see the world as it is, we see the world as we are, or…as we are conditioned to see it.

The $100 Life

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Jackie Summers looks at how we value money. And how we value life.

6 Powerful Connection Exercises For Couples

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Jordan Gray says that intimacy and connection can easily be built with these six simple exercises.

Call for Submissions: Gratitude

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What are you grateful for?

The Power of Empathy

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Empathy and sympathy are vastly different. A clear empathic way to help those who are down with depression can make our communities stronger.

4 Relationship Rules To Live By

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Jordan Gray says that all of our relationships (intimate or otherwise) are so much simpler than we once thought.

We Need to Care for All Boys and Girls

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Personal experience with abuse has started a conversation about how to care for all who are in a cycle of sexualized violence.