Finding and Harnessing Your Inner Caveman

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There is a gratitude one learns as a hunter toward the meal before him.

Disaster Preparedness Overload

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Even if you’re really busy like most people, you don’t have to abandon the notion of having a disaster preparedness plan all-together. It’s important to keep in mind that even a basic plan is far better than no plan!

How My Partner And I Do Vacations, And How Vacations Do Us

There is more than rest to be had on a vacation

Vacations can be a Crisis or an Opportunity to Re-connect, Re-charge, and Re-establish why you are in the Relationship.

These Little Things are More Valuable Than Oil or Gold

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Are you looking for an easy way to help the environment while helping your family?

Elders Institute: Ideas for a New Conversation

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Paddy Murray discuses the “Elders Institute”—a big idea being grown one remarkable elder at a time.

How Much Do Men Care About The Biggest Threat To Humanity?

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The environmental is one of the biggest issues of our time. This is call for more men to get involved.

10 Reasons Why Men Should Carry A Tampon

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How a female sanitary product might just save your life…

How Nearly Dying Brought Me Close to My Father

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What nearly freezing to death taught me about my Dad.

Faith, Death, and The Grey

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Christian Clifton looks at the themes in The Grey and how it brought him face to face with his faith and mortality.

So Long Sophomore Slump

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Sophomore year isn’t about surviving, it’s about thriving.

Resilience is About Survival, in Whatever Form it Takes

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Peter Pollard on how he sees resilience as the beautiful light that overcomes the darkness of trauma.

Loving Him, Living With His Depression

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Loving someone who battles depression is like loving two people who are engaged in a constant struggle with each other.

“Today my niece is such a normal, healthy, rambunctious first grader, that it is hard to believe she ever got off to such a fragile start.”

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This comment by KatyD on the post A Dad Documents His Premature Son’s First Year of Life

“it is these exact market conditions that allow you to get away with paying workers what you do…so you can enjoy…your extra 20-30 hours of free time.”

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This comment by Van on the post Do We Really Need to Work?

A Man’s Guide To Buying The Perfect Christmas Gift, Without Costing The Earth

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10 Christmas gifts to save the planet and maybe some money too…

The Profound Strength of an Unclenched Fist

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What Renner Larson’s grandfather, uncle and Dick Van Dyke taught him about masculinity.