Men as Helpful Hands

A man saves a fish and gets a big thanks.

Call for Submissions: Thank you Coach!

How did your coach influence your life?

Prioritize Your Body, Train Your Mind and Welcome Spirit

Spiritual Fitness is about Body, Mind, Spirit–but what does that look like in your daily life?

Make the Last Days of Summer With Your Kids Count

Summer’s nearly over and school’s around the corner. So make the most of playtime with your kids.

Past Olympic Hopeful Rediscovers Self in Unlikely Way

Former Yale swimmer Siphiwe Baleka is transforming truck driver wellness one rest stop at a time, and in the process, he’s finding himself.

How Not To Work With Special Needs Kids

David Perry explains the importance of consistency in teaching skills to his son.

Let’s Go Swimming!

Experiencing childhood sexual abuse can have an effect on future relationships, and one or both partners may feel like they are drowning. But that doesn’t have to be the case.

Is There Something You Love That You Never Actually Do?

Often the inescapable velocity of life hurtles us forward and before we know it many of the things we loved and took for granted are merely memories.

Stivers Cartoons: The Importance of Swim Buddies

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Playing Dirty: How Making a Mess Can Make You Feel Better

When was the last time you painted? Or played in the mud? Chances are, it’s been years.

10 Things Dads Love To Do With Their Sons

Fathers and sons share a special bond. Here a few ways that gets expressed.

A Guy’s Wilderness Canoeing Adventure

When young males are without older men as guides to the natural world, it’s easy for them to be completely disconnected from nature.

First Look: MY ONLY WIFE, by Jac Jemc

This excerpt and the mounting advance praise for Jac Jemc’s My Only Wife has me excited for April 10th. “Ten years ago the narrator unlocked the door of a wrecked apartment, empty of any trace of his wife. As stunning as her disappearance is his response. He freezes on the facts of her, haunting his recollections. […]

Even the Weak Kids Should Play Sports

Playing sports, Drew Johnson writes, provides valuable lessons for children of every shape and size.

I Was Just Trying to Help

Does doing good deeds mean you have to think nice thoughts?

Guestpost #42: Chris Besler – Ten things I’ve learned from being a lifeguard (at a lower-income apartment complex)

Bio: Chris has utterly wasted a decade making people feel merriment through his improv, and doesn’t plan on stopping anytime soon. Talk to him about movies or nerd culture, and he will not shut the hell up. He performs weekly for the Impatient Theatre Company and he swears he’s going to start writing that damned […]