Staying Alive in “Post-Racial America”

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Thaddeus Howze shouldn’t have to share these 10 tips on how to stay alive as a man of color.

They Tried to Take My Voice, I Took It Back

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As a male survivor of sexual assault, Tim Mousseau followed a pattern of staying silent—until he took back his own voice.

When You’re the Couple at the Restaurant Not Talking

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You didn’t just run out of things to say. Richard Gatley has some guidance for how to start talking again.

A Dad Reflects On Who the Real Bullies Are and When to Stand Up to Them

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Sean O’Donnell examines who the real bullies are, and then asks himself whether he has done enough to stand up to them.

3 Feelings We Need to Embrace More if We Want to Change the World

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Patrick Sallee looks at where we need to improve ourselves if we want to make a difference.

In Praise of Snow and Anarchy

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Why it’s good when the city shuts down.

Breaking The Silence

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Talking is part of the healing process.

Most of What is Written is Simply Grief

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This poem from Todd Davis is a prime example of the power of the unspoken, the understated.

7 Tips To Using Your Phone On Public Transportation Without Being That Jerk Everyone Hates

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Please don’t be that person.

Paring Down

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When we need a mindfulness bell to bring us back to the essentials, paring down is that bell for Leo Babauta. Here’s how.

The Space Between Lifts

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Aaron W. Voyles looks at how masculine activities like weight lifting provide opportunities for college men to be vulnerable.

Racism and Sexual Abuse: Our Silence is Killing Us

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Chris Anderson knows it’s scary to talk about tough subjects like racism or sexual abuse. But in calling them out, we start disrupting their systems.

The Power of Rest and Silence

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Like notes in a musical score, our thoughts can either create pleasing harmonies or a discordant pandemonium which makes our lives unpleasant and dissatisfying.

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A creative and disturbing piece from Sean Patrick Mulroy on childhood, neglect, and silence.

On the Power of Listening: “You Did So Much For Me.”

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When it comes to healing, silence often speaks more eloquently than the cleverest words.

10 More Ways to Love Your Life (Second Installment)

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Love and happiness are a choice. Jackson Bliss explores 10 more ways to have more of both