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

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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

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

The Power of Delay

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

Men’s Conscious Brotherhood; One to Another

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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

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

The Two Phrases That Keep a Man From Taking Action

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

Why I Don’t Want Inner Peace

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Tim Mousseau found serenity for a moment … and realized it’s not a state where he wants to thrive.

Malignant Neglect—Foreign Policy In The Middle East

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Perpetuating the status quo in the Middle East serves no one’s interests, except the groups that thrive on instability. The cost of not directly dealing with this situation is surpassing the cost of directly doing so.

The Way to Empathy Through Nature

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Ty Phillips finds our intimate and universal connection with nature in a creature most of us would squash without thinking.

A Simple Strategy to Beat Stress

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Thomas Fiffer shares his secret for unwinding when he’s tense.

How To Avoid The Vomit When Your Wife Is Purging

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A recent experience helped Dr. Steve clarify the elements that helped him survive a potentially messy situation.

Using Fear As Fuel

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Body boarding champ Fran J. Castro says that surfing and training helps him face his fears head on.

Anderson Cooper: How a Story on Mindful Living Transformed His Life

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Anderson Cooper is a darling of the American media, known for his compassion in covering tragic stories and now known for his daily mindfulness meditation.

Therapy Through Nature

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When the darkness of negative emotions hangs heavy, there are few things that lift those clouds better than getting out into nature.

May We #ReclaimMLK With Mindfulness

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An overlooked variable of Martin Luther King Jr.’s success was his unique ability to mindfully use his strong emotions rather than be used by them.

The Way To Avenge The Prophet Of Islam Is To Spread Peace – Not By Killing People In His Name

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Dr. Abdul Alim demonstrates that through love and compassion comes the real avenging of the Holy Prophet of Islam.