Jordan Gray says that all arguments can be diffused… you just have to know what to do.
The first punch doesn’t matter so much, instead it’s all about the man who keeps swinging until the end.
Steven Lake examines practical ways of being that help in managing conflict with your partner. Not always easy, but well worth it.
Steve Almond’s reflections on having a baby boy, after a lifetime of trying to deal with aggression.
Ben Martin thinks about the awkwardness of correcting other people’s kids – and his hesitancy to accept other parents correcting his own.
Chris Bernholdt tries to teach his kids by example. It sounds like his son has been paying attention.
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Nick Jurczak reflects on the various lessons that his parents taught him that you’ll never learn in college.
Tsach Gilboa, with a cautionary tale dedicated to the young guy who tried to pick a fight in the Santa Monica gym elevator.
Vincent Daly had a scary encounter while out with his family, and now he has a plan for safety in the face of danger.
Chris Kyle learned early on that he better man up and sure as hell ‘Don’t cry!’ He learned later that vulnerability makes him stronger.
Pat Brothwell finds it sad that he is even writing an article about why drunken fist fights are stupid.
Leo Babauta asserts that you can be a minimalist anywhere. All you need to do is reject consumerism, and learn to be content with little.
Racial discrimination can lead to health problems in adults – and biological impacts that could last across generations.
It starts with little things, like letting a woman you’ve shared your bed with for months or years know why you no longer want to share your life with her.
“It’s not me. And it’s not you. It’s us.” PsycheTruth debunks the DSM’s addition of ‘relational disorder’ to the growing pantheon of mental afflictions.
Tom Waits paints a portrait of the forgotten man.
As the Super Bowl approaches Jesse Kornbluth tells the story of Johnny Unitas, a football legend.
A team of scientists, in a groundbreaking analysis of data from hundreds of sources, has concluded that humans are on the verge of causing unprecedented damage to the oceans and the animals living in them.[Read More…]
Mentors and mentoring is not the silver bullet, but it is a bullet that we must put in the chamber to combat the pre-school to prison pipeline for African-American males.
How do you react to these experiences? You don’t have to answer. Just think about it.
Paul Castagno shares how his martial arts training has taught him how to protect himself when life starts throwing wild punches.
When your partner needs your help, here’s what you should do.
The death of a friend led Rick Gabrielly to realize that our legacies are determined by the receivers, not the givers.
Tom Andriola prepared himself as much as he could, but that didn’t save him from being nervous for seeing his birth father for the first time.
Heroes come in all shapes, sizes, ages, and deeds. What kind of hero would you be?
“Work is simply another playground in which to explore our personal evolution.” ~ Mark Darren Gregor
Doyin Richards offers a few pointers to men who are about to make the transition into fatherhood.
Kozo Hattori questions the necessity for kids to “take responsibility” at the expense of kindness.