Why Life Is Not a Problem to Be Solved But a Mystery to Be Lived

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Over dinner at Esalen, Ira Israel reflects on the importance of collaborative community in an age of isolation.

Do You Know All That Love is?

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Such a simple word, and yet so much behind it.

Being In A Relationship – The Challenge Of Change

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Trying not to fall off the boat called relationship. Steven Lake looks at the challenges and opportunities that change offers.

Man’s Search for Meaning

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Jesse Kornbluth reviews a concentration camp memoir, and leaves with an important message from Viktor Frankl.

“Shit, is there anyone in Los Angeles who hasn’t had dinner with Robert DeNiro???”

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Ira Israel reflects on the intimate friendships he’s formed from uncanny coincidences.

7 Things I Now Realize I’ve Learned From Sports

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Justin Ricklefs’ Life Lessons from Sports

Chasing the Rainbow of Purpose

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For most men the idea of Life Purpose centers around doing something significant. What if we could redefine “purpose” in a way that makes it instantly accessible to everyone and end the chasing of this rainbow once and for all…

Thank You For All You’ve Given Us Robin Williams

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With the discussion of the recent passing of comedy great Robin Williams and what his death might mean, let us not forget what his life taught us.

How I Am Rethinking Success and Happiness in Post-Grad Life

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David Reitan suggests that not finding a job right out of college might not be the worst thing for a grad.

The Traveling Tree of Fortitude and the Miracle of Miracle-Gro

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When you Gro Something Greater, it adds meaning to your life in ways you sometimes can’t comprehend at the time. #GroSomethingGreater

Does Having Less Stuff = More Time for Love?

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This comment on the post My Wife and I Live In a Tiny Home

“Find concrete reasons to feel worthwhile again.”

Hang in there

This comment by Dave D’aranjo on the post Why Men Commit Suicide: The Three Warning Signs Most People Miss

How to Be a Purposeful Man

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Matthew Hoffman felt out of his element as man until he realized the importance of purpose.

On Death and Birth

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Mark Watkins experiences two births and two deaths and is struck by their parallels.

Social Media for the Socially Conscious

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One “ragtag group of ruffians” with a mission plus a global community make Upworthy.com a social media site that makes a difference.

“The idea that men have lost our way because we are a much more diverse group is disgusting.”

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Tom says that the way into the future is not for men to retreat into a homogeneous bubble, but to keep growing in diversity and to keep having the difficult—but very necessary—conversations about manhood in the 21st century.