Managing Stress Through Mindfulness and an Accurate Sense of Self Worth

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So there are about a million articles out there about mindfulness and how fantastic it is. This isn’t one of them.

Finding Balance Between Information Gathering and Experience

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Identifying if you are experiencing too much noise in the information coming into your life will be just the beginning of your constant evolution as a wise and caring human being.

A Gay Dad’s Struggle to Live Honestly

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“What is the purpose of making a person who can’t even live inside his own head?” was the struggle of Ian Wilson. Gays With Kid’s Erika Prins tells the story of a man who evolved into the man he was, from the one he thought he should be.

I am a Nature Dork

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Any chance I have to get out into the trees turns me into a total nature dork.

The Story of Dr. John Kitchin, aka Slomo

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Matt Kohn found inspiration in the story of Slomo — a doctor who stopped being an asshole and now spends the majority of his time rollerblading along the Pacific.

Yoga, It’s a Dude Thing

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A short daily yoga practice can help men create better mind/body awareness and promote prostrate health.

She Dumped Me And Never Gave Me A Second Chance

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And that’s ultimately okay, says Ferrett Steinmetz.

Why I’m an Out, Bisexual Dad

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Gabriel Weiss decided that being the best father he could be meant being open about his life, including his bisexuality.

I Bag My Own Groceries

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

Mindfulness for Fathers: Giving Your Child a Secret Space

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Matthew Remski recognizes the need to foster the awareness of self his young son is beginning to develop.

There’s No Shame in Being Single

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And my mother reads this and thinks, “I hope he’s joking.”

Tips for Better Sexual Relationships

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Orin Hahn points out that “when you are seriously going to pursue another human being it’s basic courtesy to have done the work of knowing what kind of person you are.”

Stealing Home: On Walking Out of My House For the Last Time

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I didn’t really believe I was walking out for the last time, but I knew things would be fundamentally different from that moment on.

What to Do Before You Complain

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Tim O’Connor finally understands ‘You spot it, you got it.’ What I complain about in others is in me.

Emotional Intelligence: The Importance of People Smarts

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Some people laugh at the idea of emotional intelligence, but that just shows they lack it.

Growing Up Angry No More: Raising Emotionally Intelligent Boys

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Boys don’t just “mellow out,” they learn to repress anger and fear. How to give your sons the freedom to feel and express the full range of emotions.