Having a Healthy Imagination is Good for Men

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Joe Rutland offers a clarion call for all men to tap into the power of imagination and let their lives become fuller and richer every day.

Don’t Discount the Philadelphia 76ers Just Yet

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This year’s 76ers are not about basketball. Rather, the 2014-15 76ers are all about potential and hope.

1 Huge Way We Limit Ourselves, and How to Break Out of It

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Inspired by his eight-year-old son’s passion for ‘Mythbusters,’ Thomas Fiffer tackles a major way we hold ourselves back in life.

I Turned 50 and Surprise! My Life Didn’t End

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Joe Rutland just turned 50. And he is still as ready for life as he ever was – maybe even a little bit more.

Embracing Violence to Increase Peace

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Scott Sonnon shares how to take pain and create compassion.

What if Black Boys Were Told They Could Soar?

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Kenneth Braswell would like us to imagine a world where adults and peers believe in our black youth—and how that would change things.

What You Learn When Teaching For America

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Teach for America corp member, Martin Byrne, discovers his true potential with the help of 40 Cleveland students.

When Bad Men Do Good Things

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Can people be so tainted that even when they do a good deed, it somehow isn’t?

When Life Hands You Lemons, See Lemonade

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If you can see the potential in your life, you are ready to be inspired.

A Perfect Test

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A San Francisco native travels to the Mississippi Delta for lessons on another America.

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Adulthood: We’re All Screwed Up

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We adults have no idea what the heck is going on, writes stand-up comedian Bo Guthrie.

Coping With Adult ADD

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Think adult ADD doesn’t exist? Think again. J.R. Reed looks at life with the illness and shows that it doesn’t have to control your life.

Flash Fiction: An American Tragedy

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“There’s some foundational myth that adversity makes you better or stronger or whatever. That’s a nice thought, but it’s wrong.”

Out of the 18-24 Demographic Forever

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Twenty-five is an age of late night anxiety attacks and epiphanies, and hangovers that are beginning to last a second day.

Regret Is How I Roll

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His failure to live up to his potential feeds his regret which feeds his anxiety, completing J.R. Reed’s own Circle of Life.

All Children Are Born With Potential: A Talk with Wendy Foster of Big Brothers, Big Sisters

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Wendy Foster talks about the ways a friendship-based model of mentoring our youth can create positive change.