Hey Man, Let’s Practice Imperfection in 2014

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Joe Rutland in defense of messiness, authenticity and imperfection.

Why Your New Year’s Resolutions Are Setting You Up For Failure

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Gurbaksh Chahal thinks it’s time to aim bigger with our resolutions, to step outside our comfort zones, and only make the resolutions we plan to keep.

7 Things Men Should Not Take With Them Into The New Year

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Showtime thinks it’s the perfect time to walk away from thing habits and behaviors that did not served us well in 2013.

Five New Year’s Resolutions For The Political Media

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Forget losing weight, let’s try and get the political media to do a better job in 2014.

If You Could Pick Your Kid’s New Year’s Resolution, What Would It Be?

If You Could Pick Your Kid’s New Year’s Resolution, What Would It Be?

We asked some of our favorite dad bloggers, if they had their way, what would their kids’ pick for their New Year’s resolutions? Here’s what they said…

Resolutions for the Married Soul

Resolution #1: Date Night

Brandy and Leoance Williams share their resolutions, as a couple, for the new year. Maybe these will inspire you.

Santa Sex Tape

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One celebrity whose star will never set is Santa Claus’, and one reason why is that he’ll never be brought low by scandal.

How Anyone Can Have the Perfect Body

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Dillan DiGiovanni is a coach with some new advice about having the perfect body. It will definitely surprise you.

Big Dicks and Psycho Bitches: The Top Ten Posts on The Good Life in January

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What are you reading on The Good Life? Here are the top ten posts this month.

A Tiny Word That Makes a Huge Difference

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Word choice colors how we see one another: as having attributes, or embodying them.

Frankly, I Do Give a Damn

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An encounter in the grocery parking lot changes Greg White’s resolutions for this and every year.

Why We Fail at Keeping Resolutions

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Joanna Schroeder examines evidence that New Year’s resolutions are doomed to fail—and ponders how to succeed at making meaningful change.

What You Gonna Spend Your One Wild, Precious, Free Life On?

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Looking ahead to a new year and asking that timeless question once again.

Future Dreams: Poems by Kids

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Two poems on the future, by elementary school students. It Would Be Neat If With the New Year: “My worn out green sneakers, that’s where my sadness lies.” and Great Future: “I am an awful dentist, but a great cook.”

“Dream Good”: Woody Guthrie’s 1942 New Year’s Resolutions

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#33. Wake up and fight

Book Excerpt: Resolution

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A bloody forehead, a bad back, and a train wreck later, Joseph Levens’ New Year’s resolution pays off. An excerpt from the Good Men Project book.