The Other Side of Pain

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Everyone has their own way of dealing with pain. What matters most is trying to view it as a learning opportunity.

Monsters University and Being a Young Man


Monsters University reminds us that failing does not always stop us from achieving our dreams, something that more young men desperately need to hear.

An Open Letter to My Husband: You Are My Soft Place to Fall


Catherine O’Kane has been hurt and frustrated by some of her husband’s choices. But in her eyes, his strengths far outweigh his failures.

“Degrading other people’s moral character because they don’t hit the gym 6 days a week and leave/breathe/eat fitness is just plain sad.”


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Why You Won’t Change in 2014: The Failure of Resolutions

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Justin Wisor believes resolutions rob us of the current moment, convincing us that where we are is not good enough.

Why @Cwgabriel Will Keep Being A Jerk (And That’s Okay)


Realizing that you have to do better is a good start, but it’s only a start, and we all betray our best intentions sometimes.

You Can’t Find Your Dream Job? Good.

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Matthew Branch has worked six jobs and two internships since graduating college. Each failed job has helped strengthen his sense of purpose.

Ode to Failure

Ode to Failure

Just because you have a failure doesn’t mean you are one.

I Am Still Afraid of the Dark

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Christian Clifton knows that at this stage in his life, as a young man, “confidence should exude outwards like a wave.” Why, then, does he live in such fear?

My Imaginary Life


I am either a hero or a failure in my daydreams, but is the present enough for me?

Little League Could Be Screwing Up Your Kid

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The pressure of Little League sports could be doing some serious damage to your boy. The fear of failure is a terrible burden to carry around.

20 Ways for Men & Women To Live A Happier Life

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Sherri Rosen, with 20 things you can incorporate into your daily life to make it better.

Dealing With Failure: An Unavoidable Houseguest


You can’t keep failure away forever… so what can you do?

Learning to Be a Godly Man

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Christian Clifton learns how to be a man of God through his failure to live up to God’s will.

Men or Mavericks

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Kevin Macku asks if it’s pride that’s pulling men down from the labor force, or if it’s something else

5 Tips For Raising An Exceptional Man

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Openness to life, love, and failure are just a few of the things Marie Roker-Jones recommends teaching boys.