TJ Trent runs to change, to make his fresh start. To a new life.
I’m tired of being tired. Being a man today is exhausting, and it’s time to fight back. It’s time to redefine what a man is, what a man does, and who a man should be.
“The wound is the place where the light enters you” ~Rumi (on parenting?) One morning when my older son was 6 year old, he would not get out of bed until 7:45–30 minutes before school started. Then he wouldn’t eat his eggs since he was distracted by his Pokemon cards, so I threw the cards […]
A mystical poem from J.A. Dela Cruz-Smith, celebrating male-male intimacy and touching, in some ways, on the shamanic, the transformative.
Ryan Kuja makes an inquiry into the connections between spiritual and emotional suffering and our path to transformation.
Bettina Goodwin reflects on her experiences of being bullied and how a new perspective transformed her life completely.
Ryan Kuja shares about wrestling with how to hold together the opposites of light and dark, connection and disconnection, depression and joyfulness.
Graham Phoenix stops seeking comfort from his woman and instead looks to create an amazing relationship with her.
This morning, clad only in a tight-fitting pair of boxer briefs, I stepped on the chilly glass of the digital scale in my bathroom. — As the numbers “172” began to flash, I pondered how this same exact scale read “222” only 24 months ago. I used to dread looking down to see the results […]
Tamara Star learned the hard way that ‘the dark night of the soul’ is really a time of transformation. Here’s how she saw her way through.
When cancer came knocking, Camilla Sanderson and her husband gave up lucrative NYC careers for a life of simplicity and love.
In Jackie Summers’ experience, people are always telling you to “just get over it” when it comes to emotional pain. They rarely, as Jackie does here, tell you how.
Cj Swaby interviews artist and athlete Jaime Medina Jimenez on homelessness, health and the power of art.
Live footage from Basecamp at Mt. Everest where the Nepali Earthquake triggered a deadly avalanche. “The ground was shaking from the earthquake and as soon as we saw people running we were running ourselves to save our lives.”
Spending time in the woods reminds you that a real world exists out there, outside of the virtual world of fire-light shadows that we create for ourselves (and each other).
Abdul Staten sat on a panel about how the idea of masculinity is hindering adolescent boys from blossoming into their authentic, non-violent, non-misogynistic, non-abusive selves.
One family gains a more simple, less stressful life by making where they live more important than raw square-footage.
Don’t get too attached to that snarky alter ego, because it is doomed to die when you fall in love.
Truly loving ourselves and others requires that we evolve. And stories of evolution can inspire us to love better, and evolve faster.
Do the women you like disappear after a few dates?. Harris O’Malley on how to keep her interest.
After nearly sacrificing his marriage he learned that balance is about putting your focus on what is most important.
Billy Flood visited Ferguson, a town divided by race, and the difference between the two worlds screamed the story of America.
When Bruce Jenner came out as transgender, a national conversation was started.
What we can learn from Bruce Jenner’s coming out and where we’re headed as a society regarding our transgender friends and family.
Shawn Henfling responds to an unknown nurse’s treatment of a mentally ill young woman in an Emergency Room.
Scott Laudati on the marks left by the need to belong, and the greater need to be true to self.
It’s funny the things that make you feel more or less of a man.
Brett Ortler never could’ve imagined the magnitude of messes a toddler can make. Thank goodness for Babyganics.
Some values never lose their importance they just go out of style –time to bring this one back in a big way.
What we appreciate—and need—in a potential mate changes as we get older. James Michael Sama identifies eight ways our dating outlook shifts with—shall we call it, ahem, maturity instead of age?
Put an end to shaming by doing one beautifully simple thing.
Jordan Gray dives into when you should and when you shouldn’t get back with your ex.
Business owner Doug Wagner didn’t expect to learn 3 important lessons of leadership from grieving the loss of his best friend. But that’s exactly what happened.