5 Ways Resilient People Get Over Failure

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No. They don’t just suck it up. They use failure to create something better.

Tools For Changing Your Life That Don’t Require Willpower

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Learning life-wisdom through pleasure.

7 Traits Guys Don’t Know They Need in a Woman

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Beauty and a sexy body may top most guys’ wish list for a woman, but Tor Constantino offers a few superior traits to consider.

10 Things I’ve Learned That I Didn’t Know 10 Years Ago

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Krushangi Maisuria is finishing high school this year. But her wisdom vastly exceeds her age.

Did the Buddha Ever Get Depressed?

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In a down moment, Ty Phillips wonders if enlightenment is the antidote to sadness or a way to recognize its value and integrate it into our lives.

Self Care: Slow and Steady Wins The Race

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Sometimes, knowing your potential can kill you. Take it easy.

What A Wise Old Farmer Taught Me About Love

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Jordan Gray took an older farmer out for coffee and asked him his best advice about love and life. —– His tiny spoon clanks down on to the side of his white plate as he fumbles to grasp his cup of coffee. He is in no rush, and it seems that he has never had […]

Beyond Politics: Privacy, Disability and The Public Eye

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Erin Kelly examines Chris Hayden’s recent decision to publicly reveal the fact he has a disability, despite being US Senator Kay Hagan’s press secretary.

8 Ways Dating Changes As You Get Older

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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?

Die, Adapt, or Dig: a Master Gardener’s Guide to Thriving

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Feeling stuck in his life, Chuck Chapman asked a master gardener what it takes for a plant to thrive. The answer holds wisdom for people stuck in toxic environments.

Jim Carrey’s Wonderful Advice to Dreamers

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This excerpt from Jim Carrey’s speech to graduates might be the best encouragement to follow your dreams you’ll ever hear.

Could These Be the Three Keys to Happiness?

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Thomas Fiffer looks no further than his wall for three keys to staying happy.

Loving a Strong Woman: Pros and Cons

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Can you handle a strong woman? And why would you want to?

Elder or Eldering? A Contemporary Look at a Historical Archetype

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Paddy Murray looks at the use of the term “elder” in indigenous cultures and questions our interpretations of what it means to age in modern society.

The Myth and False Lesson of Independence

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Why are we afraid of teaching young people how they relate to the network of human interaction? Why do we value our independence over our dependability?

This Grandfather’s Letter to His Grandchildren Contains Life Advice We Should All Live By

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An Irish grandfather wrote to his five grandchildren just months before his death—the advice is beautiful, poignant and brave.