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

Don’t Wait for the Next Policy Issue to Be an Ally in the Fight for LGBT Equality

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Timothy Oleksiak wants to point out — It’s not just about policy.

Off the Grid and Into the Woods

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Kile Ozier takes a two week trek into the wilderness, and learns how a tiny shift in the rudder of the mind can steer a new course.

“I Believe You.” Three Words That Can Change Everything

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Elisabeth Corey grew up in a world of abuse where no one believed her. The only thing she could do was keep trying to get people to hear her words.

Words: More Powerful Than I Ever Knew

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As Christian Clifton searches for the right words in his marriage, he learns the way they can destroy and heal.

A Precious Practice

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Communication is much different after going weeks without speaking.