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 Coleman 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.

Save Your Marriage By Saying Nothing

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Steve Horsmon’s simple solution for saving a marriage: sometimes you have to shut up.

The Dangers of Christian “Marriage Worship”

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You can be married and use someone. You can devalue and denigrate someone without ever touching them.

Men are Being Sexually Assaulted in the Military, But Nobody is Talking About it

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Our Soldiers are being raped…by our Soldiers.

Should You Tell Your Girlfriend, Wife, Partner, Family and Friends that You’re Suffering with Mental Illness?

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Andy Behrman knows firsthand that for men, there are few things more taboo than admitting to mental illness.

“Sexual abuse of men happens much more often than anyone seems ready to admit.”

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These are comments by Christopher Anderson, Scott Mauer, and trey1963 on the post “I Am a Survivor, and I Can Finally Talk About It”.

I’ll Get Back to You

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Ken Goldstein debunks the age-old “I was busy,” excuse and explores the consequences of not staying true to your word in the ever-shrinking world of business.

My Mom Writes About Our Family Struggles – Part Three

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A few months back, my family nearly fell apart. Here’s how it all went down from my mom’s perspective. In this post, the prodigal daughter returns from San Francisco.