How to Believe in Yourself

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It’s completely fine to try and fail. It’s the only way we truly learn.

Do Heels Make Less Of A Man?

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Dillan DiGiovanni thinks it takes a strong man to dance like this in stiletto heels.

Guide On the Side: Helping My Friend With Visual Impairment Achieve the Boston Dream

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I knew what he had done to live a healthy, full life with blindness, and I had seen how he climbed whatever mountain was in front of him. It was now Randy’s time to lean on me, and he did.

That’s It, I Quit, or This Essay Could Save My Life

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Christopher Bundy meditates on whether being a writer is still worth it to him.

“What is the difference between conscious persistence and mindless compulsion?”

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Call for Submissions: Male Toughness

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Do men need toughening up, or are we tough enough already?

The Superpower You Already Have

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It’s bred into your blood for literally a hundred thousand generations. Use it.

Working Out Work: Getting Your Career In Shape

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Pump it up. Sweat it out. Make it burn.

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Mike O’Shea was a physically powerful and courageous man, but what made him a hero to his lifelong friend, Andrew Cotto, was his capacity for love.

Failure Is An Option

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Kids need to be able to fail in order to learn how to succeed.

Unconquered

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Jeff Swain defines ‘unconquered,’ with some help from his friends: William Ernest ‘Captain of My Soul’ Henley and Tom Petty.

Never Stop Living

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Does self-image ultimately determine how the body will perform?

The Uniform of Gender

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Gender is like a uniform you can’t take off.

Are You a Warrior? A Mudder? Neither? Both?

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The Warrior Dash and Tough Mudder draw very different types of competitors.

Am I Less Than a Man?

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Do you have to look the part to be a “real man”? Turner Wright questions his body type.

“When I talk to other survivors, I say ‘It was too much ugliness for me too, but I endured.'”

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This is a comment by Rob on the post “The Sandusky Verdict: Stepping Out of the Shame”.