A Pessimist’s Guide to a Beautiful Life

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Or what Eeyore can teach us about life, love, and choosing happiness.

5 Things I Had To Overcome To Find My Dream Woman

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Jordan Gray had to give up a lot in order to find his dream woman… and it was all worth it.

It’s 2015—Your Gut is Calling

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Fear of failure is your gut’s mating call. Your gut is saying, TRY.

Every Civilization Faces a Dark Age

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Spencer Pennington doesn’t fear Muslims, he fears Islamophobia.

“I have promised myself to explore and express being human more this year. “

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Comment of the Day: A reader responds to an article about locking oneself into gender roles.

Fear Kills, Fear Cures

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What your doctor won’t tell you about how Charlie Hebdo terrorism impacts your health.

Minimalism vs. Fear

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Leo Babauta on how fear stops us from being minimalists.

Parenting is Cool But Also Stressful in Times of Crisis

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What one guy learned about fear from balancing financial, emotional, and political stress while becoming a father

The Number One Reason You’re Not Living Out a Big Dream

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It took this man 12 years to figure out why he was 170 pounds overweight, stuck in a job he hated, and living a miserable life. — For 12 years I let fear hold me back. I was afraid of change, I was afraid of taking action. I let fear talk me out of making some […]

The Gorilla, The Budda and The Fear

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Ty Phillips shares his near-death experience and an inner transformation from raging “Gorilla” to a peaceful pilgrim—by facing his fears and lifting weights

Go Ahead, Paint Yourself Like a Bobcat

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Navigating the world of pregnancy photos is tricky business.

How Commitment Makes You Completely Free

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Jordan Gray says that putting down roots doesn’t chain you down, it grounds you.

The Pursuit of Hope: Rediscovering Humanity for All

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Ernest Roberts believes that with a little faith, we can blur the lines between black and white.

The Importance of Living Without Personal Fears

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People are afraid of countless things but the last thing we should ever fear is ourselves. Removing fears based around personal insecurities is an empowering, and simple, process.

7 Choices You Can Make Today to Live Your Best Life

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Bernard Haynes says these seven choices are either helping or hurting the way you live life.

What I Fear As A Black Man In America

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LeRon Barton talks about what he fears—not for himself, but for the boys still coming up.