How I Stopped Hating Her for Dumping Me

Author Jay Cradeur shares 5 steps for transforming heartache and anger to love and compassion. It starts with saying three words you don’t want to hear.

What Can You Stop Doing to Start Being Successful-Happy-Peaceful?

Theresa Byrne wants to remove all the blocks that are holding you back from enjoying life. Let her have at it.

3 Guideposts for Making Peace With Suicide

The suicide of your loved one irrevocably changes you. The process of profound, complicated grief leads you deeper into your heart. The three mileposts of acceptance, forgiveness, and compassion become your pathway to peace. Dr. Adele Ryan McDowell assures you that the day will come when you can once again take a full breath and your newly pieced-together heart will remain intact.

How a Pacifist Teacher Prepares His Students for War

Endless occupations, big government, the imperial theme, and teen soldiers—not easy topics for high schoolers. Teacher Jeremy McKeen shares his wish for his grown up students off at war. — “Go and teach Jeremy how to play with G.I. Joes,” I remember a relative saying to one of my older cousins when I was six. I had […]

Dear Men: Staying Connected to Your Heart Can be Magical

Attempting to understand what makes men feel happy or sad may be a lifelong journey. Listening to your heart, though, brings many surprises.


Helen Wing’s poem is bleak, but probably accurate.

How to End Sibling Rivalry & Lower Your Kids’ Risk of Divorce at the Same Time

Fighting siblings and divorcing spouses are more alike than you may think, and both can find peace by following these three steps.

A 4-Step Plan to Manage Stress in Your Marriage

Discover how to stay sane when a spouse loses their job and reduce the stress in your life.

The Pain of the Personal: An Artist’s View

An Indian cartoonist looks to bring change to America, along with a new perspective of the events that occurred during the Arab Spring Uprising.

A Once Forgotten Iraq Stills Echoes

Having worked in Baghdad for the Constitutional Support Program, Sara Johnson-Steffey reflects on a moment in time while wondering – did we forget about Iraq? — I sometimes find myself remembering the sounds of Iraq. The call to prayer, five times daily, piercing the haze of the air, a tinny shriek of bad amplifiers resounding […]

Police Officers or Peace Officers?: The Limitations of Traditional Masculinity for Law Enforcement

Retired Police Officer and current Clinical Psychologist Ive Eicken describes how old notions of masculinity may prevent police officers from being peace officers. Most of us depend on law enforcement officers to keep us safe. We call the police when something has already gone very wrong. We want the officer who shows up to be […]

Downsides of Minimalism

Warning: There are huge downsides to minimalism. You might even be forced to spend time outdoors!

The Power of Delay

Leo Babauta has found a great strategy to help you break unwanted habits. Delay.

Men’s Conscious Brotherhood; One to Another

Men’s Movement Founder Calls Older Men to Help With Emotional Health – Young men have been led to believe that there is a superior state of being, called the ”real man” which is in dichotomy with a “weak man” or God forbid: a “woman.” This concept of a “real man” has been developed over many […]

A Simple, Powerful Self-Compassion Method

If you practice compassion with your pain, it becomes less of a burden.

The Two Phrases That Keep a Man From Taking Action

Being afraid that something will not work out before it happens may sound silly, but it can stop men in their tracks.