How Running Makes Me a Better Parent

How Running Makes Me a Better Parent

Chris Illuminati explains the five ways that regular exercise, specifically running, has made him a better, more fulfilled parent.

The Frustratingly Slow Pace of Making Changes


Many changes take time, and that can be hard to accept. But, it’s the patient who are often most rewarded.

Looking for Love


Conventional wisdom says you should never look for love. But, if you decide to look…here’s how to do it.

Could These Be the Three Keys to Happiness?

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Thomas Fiffer looks no further than his wall for three keys to staying happy.

“Difficulties can be managed by two people who care for one another”


What Men Are Saying When They Talk About Intimacy

Dadmissions on Mother’s Day: What My Wife Has Taught Me

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This Mother’s Day, Pete Wilgoren shares what his wife has taught him about life, love, and the pursuit of parenting.

Beyond Bars: Patience

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May 4, 2013 New Folsom Prison. How do you fill the time when you are forced to wait and isolate?

Just Relax: How Men Can Be More Effective Problem-Solvers

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Dillan DiGiovanni suggests a more effective way for men to help someone in distress.

I Bag My Own Groceries

I can make comments or take action.

Uzi Peretz shares an experience of ego, pride, and (ultimately) humility.

An Open Letter From A Disgruntled Server: 6 Ways To Improve Your Dining Experience

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In our customer service-centric society, it’s easy to forget that we all need to be good customers. Nicole Estrella offers a few words of wisdom for being our best selves.

The Pain of Patience: Living in the World Outside My Bedroom Door


For Erin Kelly, a writer with cerebral palsy, waiting isn’t an option. It’s a way of life.

25 Ways to Answer a Stupid Question

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Mike Crider visits a museum and channels Al Jaffee while he’s there.

Man Up? Woman Up? How About We All Just Stand Up?

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Tamara Star’s advice to all adults, men and women, on how to live more responsible lives.

Drugs And Alcohol Are Not The Answers To Your Problems

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5 Reasons you need to stop turning to them…

Our Roots: A Letter to My Husband After His Second Affair

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After her husband had two affairs, Annah Elizabeth asked herself what kept her coming back. And she realized she wanted to define her husband by all that was good.

Tough Guy

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Mike O’Shea was a physically powerful and courageous man, but what made him a hero to his lifelong friend, Andrew Cotto, was his capacity for love.