Raising Compassionate Boys: Healing Mistakes

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“The wound is the place where the light enters you” ~Rumi (on parenting?) One morning when my older son was 6 year old, he would not get out of bed until 7:45–30 minutes before school started. Then he wouldn’t eat his eggs since he was distracted by his Pokemon cards, so I threw the cards […]

Grandma Made Me Travel

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My grandma made me live mostly out of a back pack since 1996.

A 2-Minute Video For When You Need To Dig Deep

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We often use metaphors from fighting to get through the struggles of our everyday lives. Here’s one inspiring video that shows why.

Former Foster Child Beat Odds, Heads to UCLA Medical School on Full Scholarship

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Beating the system: Festus Ohan’s story shines through the stereotypes.

Turn Inspiration Into Action

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Leo Babauta has a plan to help you turn those things you want to do into things you really do.

Words Are Things: What I Learned From Author Matt Kailey

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Dillan DiGiovanni shares how reading about late author Matt Kailey’s sexual orientation made his mind explode.

How To Be a Loser, by Former UFC Champion Rich Franklin

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“There’s a potential loser in each and every one of you.” Rich Franklin wants you to find your inner loser in order to be your best self.

Being a Grandfather—The Joys and the Lessons Learned

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Graham Phoenix recently became a Grandfather for the first time. He is overjoyed about this but aware that it is not as simple as it seems.

Why the Person Who Told you ‘You Ain’t S***’ was Right

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B.O.L.D member Richard Taylor wants people to tell themselves: “You ain’t s**t!”

One Mile at a Time: Connor and Cayden Long

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These true champions redefine brotherhood.

Paddling Into the Moment: How a Stranger Helped Me See Where I Was

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David Packman went paddleboarding to try to get outside his own head, but it takes a chance encounter with a stranger to get him there.

Power of My Palsy

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Andrew Morrison-Gurza talks about what it means to be a token of inspiration to a Person with a Disability .

April Call for Submissions: The Month of the Military Child

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Are you a military child with a story to tell? We want YOU!

25 Killer Actions to Boost Your Self-Confidence

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Our favorite lifestyle guru Leo Babauta returns with tips on how to develop self confidence

Ellen Page Comes Out As Gay In This Must-Watch Inspirational Speech (Video)

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Ellen Page rocked the world over the weekend when she came out as a gay woman. Her words will hit you harder.

Student’s Survival Story Triggered by Campus Suicides

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In the wake of two suicides in the last three weeks at the University of Pennsylvania, college junior Jack Park reveals he, too, wanted to commit suicide, but says his failed attempt was part of a greater being’s plan for his life.