Social Justice editor Wilhelm Cortez finally comes clean about his travel addiction.
Peter LaBerge writes tenderly about his grandfather and the mysterious powers that young boys sometimes attribute to their elders.
In his commencement speech at the University of Texas-Austin, U.S. Navy Admiral William H. McRaven gives some unusual – an unusually inspirational – advice for all of us.
Seth Burleigh asked some fellow fathers, “At what point am I no longer a new dad?” The insights surprised him.
Dillan DiGiovanni thinks that when stuff all starts to hit the fan that you can check out and give up. Or…you can do something else entirely.
This Comment of the Day was by Cornelius Walker on the post Are Victims Obligated to Tell Their Stories a Certain Way?
Captain Bill Simpson, aka The Nautical Prepper, gives advice and resources to prepare yourself for a variety of potential emergencies—from everyday occurrences to doomsday scenarios.
Scott McIntyre reflects on his diagnosis and what it’s like to live with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Capt. William E. Simpson, well-known ‘prepper’, gives some examples of how the best prepared in an emergency situation or disaster have training, experience, and moral courage.
Tim O’Connor examines how Jason Dufner’s PGA Championship victory proved once again that to win spectacularly at most anything, you had to have failed spectacularly.
Craig Playstead tries hard to “be in the moment”. But for that, you need to have presence of mind. And sometimes that seems like…well…never.
Atalwin Pilon remembers seeing his father just three times in his life. And yet, his dad was an integral part of Atalwin’s journey for inner peace and balance.
These are comments by Gint, Krissy, and Bonnie on the post “Should You Tell Your Girlfriend, Wife, Partner, Family and Friends that You’re Suffering with Mental Illness?”
Brian Lewis, President of Men Recovering from Military Sexual Trauma (MR. MST) discusses the persistent invisibility of male sexual assault victims.
Should suing the President be limited and impeachment reserved for the constitutional definition of “treason,bribery or other high crimes and misdemeanors”?
Steve O’Neill proposes that we start doing things in a world that tells us not to.
Tony Hawk joins the growing list of people declaring that marriage is an equal right.
This mind-blowing video puts our place in the universe in startling perspective.
Grace, Empathy and kindness Make our Day
“When we face our emotions, we can learn what they are trying to tell us about what we need and value,” writes psychologist Sandy Peace.
Feel smug about your level of skill, but don’t consider your smugness a sign of your education.
When his pregnant wife decided that she didn’t want to take elaborate maternity photos, an expecting father decided he didn’t want to miss out on the experience. The result is HILARIOUS.
Have you ever heard yourself saying the wrong thing to the wrong person? and you knew it wasn’t cool to keep talking? but you did it anyway?
It doesn’t matter that the giggles may not have been directed at him. Tony Posnanski shares a powerful moment in his recovery from food addiction.
Male Survivor Executive Director Chris Anderson pleads with Richard Dawkins to stop diminishing the experiences of other survivors.
Charles Orlando calls out the folks who say that some guys are just born cheaters who can’t help themselves.
Thomas Fiffer shares a single, simple pitfall that happy people avoid.
Bob Marrow could not talk about his son’s death for 25 years.