Emperor Vespasian and the Art of Making Choices

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Matthew Rozsa shares a brief story from Roman history to teach a life lesson.

I Take the Hate and I Create

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After an online threat of rape from an unknown man, Ilona Harker – mother, musican, writer and teacher – has vowed to take the power back by launching a campaign to “take the hate and create”

You Need to be Able to Walk Away

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In any kind of negotiation, your ability to walk away is your strongest tool.

Sacred Archetypes for Modern Masculinity: The Warrior

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My body is strong, my mind is sound, my soul is fierce, yet quiet. I am slow to anger and swift to action. I am just, and I countenance no evil.

Why We Need to Raise Powerful Children

Why We Need to Raise Powerful Children

What comes to mind when you hear the word “power”? Does it evoke thoughts of control and abuse or do you think about empathy and compassion?

A Critical Look at Failure

A Critical Look by Clare Bell

Editor’s Note: This is part two of a three-part series by Raoul Wieland on failure. Part one can be found here. The Oxford Dictionary defines ‘failure’ as: A lack of success An unsuccessful person, enterprise or thing The omission of expected or required action A lack or deficiency of a desirable quality The action or […]

The Power Of Art, Love And Special Needs Kids

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John Patrick Weiss shares a story of an inspirational teacher.

Why Power Isn’t Really Power At All

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You are changing the world, just by existing. You are worthy of everything you’ve ever wanted. And it’s a heck of a lot easier to figure that out now than to spend your life striving after the illusions.

50 Shades And The Workplace

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Rossina Gil thinks that many unsafe workplaces force employees into an awful dilemma: keep your job or engage in a toxic relationship.

The Strongest There Is

The Strongest by Tim Norris

Cabot O’Callaghan sees the toxic masculinity in his favorite comic book character.

Why I’ll NEVER Let Religion Tell Me I’m Bad For Loving Who I Love

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Are we seeing a religious evolution … or just a religious power play?

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Tina Cane’s poem considers a male construction of femininity.

The Ethics of Twitter Pump-N-Dumps

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Welcome to the age of metrics anxiety.

What is the Only Protest You Have?

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Rudy really, really, really wants you to understand power and protest

Is the Equal Teammate the New Trophy Wife?

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James M. Sama reflects on Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s choice of a spouse and posits that truly secure guys know how to appreciate a powerful, independent woman.

Why You Should Never Say “I Love You, Too”

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Tim Mousseau says that tacking on “too” to I love you takes away from it’s power. Here’s why.