The Key to Loving Where You Live

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We can’t let our location determine our mindset. Anywhere can hold an adventure if you know where to look.

Finding Balance Between Information Gathering and Experience

Information and Life Questions

Identifying if you are experiencing too much noise in the information coming into your life will be just the beginning of your constant evolution as a wise and caring human being.

Santa Sex Tape


One celebrity whose star will never set is Santa Claus’, and one reason why is that he’ll never be brought low by scandal.

Let Go and Let Dad!

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Who says Mother knows best? Let Dad give it a shot!

5 Ways Cuddling Makes Us Healthier

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Touch releases oxytocin, which makes us feel better. But can hugging make us better human beings?

‘Put Your Hands Up, and Step Away From the … Child?’


“Essentially, if a student gave me a hug, I was supposed to act like I was getting arrested. If that’s not a disgusting assumption of male guilt, I’m not sure what is.”



Nothing says “sorry” like a fist.

What Good Are We Going to Do Today?


JJ Vincent wants to know what good you’re going to do, although chances are, you’re already doing it.

A New Dad Asks, If Male Violence Is the Biggest Threat to Women—How Do I Raise a Kind Son?

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The idea of having a baby boy scared me: What kind of man will he grow up to be? Here’s what I learned about what it takes to raise compassionate men.

Are You a Gluten-Free Kind of Guy?

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A gluten-free diet is not for everyone. But it’s worth considering if you are looking at your diet holistically.

My Not So Secret Vice

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It’s not exactly criminal. So why do you hide the source of your joy?

Did Providence Really Intercede, and Get Me Fired?

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Losing a Job I Loved Changed My Life in Ways I Could Never Have Imagined

10 Things to Give Up in Exchange for Happiness

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Unfortunately, we complicate our lives to the point of being unable to recognize happiness when it appears before our eyes.

How to Make a Date with Your Soul

The Hummingbird that answered my hearts calling

Nature photographer shares 3 tips for getting out of the grind and into well-being.

Hot July

Carl Bosh Central Park

Carl Bosch is in New York City in a summertime swelter, and it’s not fun. And then, suddenly, it is.

Open Thread: What’s Your Freedom Story?

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There are two kinds of freedoms: Freedom “to” and freedom “from” … What’s your freedom narrative?