Silence Your Critics and Give Grace a Chance

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Give yourself a break when the inner voices become too much to handle. Joe Rutland talks about the power of redemption, forgiveness and grace.

3 Things I Learned While Building My Dream on the Side

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He worked 12-hour days to make his dream a reality and learned this along the way. — Never give up on your dreams, but there are times when you need to make adjustments. Balance in life? What is that? For over four years, I worked 12 hour days, much of which was spent trying to […]

What It’s Like To Work A Suicide Hotline

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Did you ever wonder what it’s like to work at a suicide hotline.

Are Masculinity and Femininity Mutually Exclusive? [Part 2]

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Jonathan Delavan disputes the generally accepted concept that masculinity and femininity are mutually opposing natures.

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Lois Roma-Deeley offers an enigmatic look at a husband and a wife who have lived lives “no one thought practical.”

We Are All Artists: Dilemmas of a Creative Life

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You don’t know where the end will take you, but you do it anyways. It is your worship. Your calling. — I am a creative person. It is who I am. The creative urge engulfs me causing a knot in my chest, and only the act of creating untangles it.  Society admonishes those who are […]

8-Steps to Getting UNSTUCK in Life After Experiencing Unemployment

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These are the lessons that I learned from my brother Ron after he committed suicide due to loss of employment.

Could You Be Just Two Steps Away from Happiness?

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Are you feeling lost, numb or adrift? These two steps may help right the ship.

Can Exercise Improve More Than Just Physical Health?

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This man says lessons learned from working out can be applied to each of our lives. — I am addicted. Not to vodka or Hold ‘em or Walter White’s blue stuff. I am addicted to nothing—doing nothing, thinking nothing, feeling nothing. Also, my life is not as miserable or pathetic as the previous paragraphs would […]

3 Steps to Getting Out From Under Life’s Boulders

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You can overcome the difficult parts of life by answering these three questions.  — In Greek mythology, Sisyphus was a king condemned to roll a boulder up a steep slope for all eternity. The gods designed this particular punishment because they knew that hard work without the hope of reward or accomplishment would be the […]

My Stained Glass Shirt

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Sean Swaby finds out that stains can also bring us many good things.

Walking the Path of Bravery One Step at a Time

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Sometimes, learning about the power within us as men arrives in the most wonderful ways.

The Most Important Reminder On My Phone

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We all have the same 24 hours everyday. Prioritizing helps make each hour count.

Love & Debt Don’t Mix (And What You Can Do About It)

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Despite not getting an inheritance or winning the lottery, they were able to pay off six-figure debt using these tips.  — As a writer interested in love and relationships, money woes are a well-established relationship killer. If you have large amounts of debt, you are not alone. From student loans to credit cards to unforeseen […]

19 Best Web Resources to Enhance Productivity

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Get more done with these 19 resources from around the web that help you enhance productivity levels both at work and at home.

Don’t Get Buried Alive by Negativity: Staying Positive in a Dangerous World

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Jed Diamond looks at alternatives to negativity when life throws the biggest curveballs.