Krushangi Maisuria is finishing high school this year. But her wisdom vastly exceeds her age.
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.
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 […]
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.
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?
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.
This excerpt from Jim Carrey’s speech to graduates might be the best encouragement to follow your dreams you’ll ever hear.
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.
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?
An Irish grandfather wrote to his five grandchildren just months before his death—the advice is beautiful, poignant and brave.
George Cappannelli asks female wisdom keepers what really matters right now, especially as more people approach retirement.
Leo Searle Hawkins experienced an unexpected event in the shower that taught him the body holds the secret to true and complete freedom.
Greg White may not have the cojones to wear a skirt, but he’s certainly free to think about it.
Trish Everett offers two keys to moving on when a relationship is over.
Empathy, Aggression and the One Rule for Boys
How can Amazon.com produce a show as inclusive as “Transparent” and yet run a discount program that argues that moms (and moms alone) represent families? It’s time for that to change…
At some point, every man has to decide whether he will be the kind to stand outside or if he will crawl into the dark spaces of life for his kids.
If the weather has you cooped up with your partner, here’s how to cope and bond instead of snap and split.
Ty Phillips remembers the day his mother took the fall to stand between him and hurt.
It’s a problem that transcends labels and identities. So why is no one talking about this?
Lots of liberals are looking back on the lessons on Ferguson this week, but they seem to be ignoring one of the most important questions.
One dad transforms a brutal winter with record snowfall amounts into an amazing experience for neighborhood kids.
Susan Winter thinks it’s because society values the length of a relationship over the quality of its content.
The anger that I felt was the quiet kind.
Mikey Bolts covers the Marc Ronson/Bruno Mars hit “Uptown Funk” using the voices of your favorite cartoon characters.
Everyone is a writer, or at least they should be
Carrie Cariello, whose boy Jack has autism, has answers … to the questions every parent with a child like hers asks.
There is no one kind of man. There is no one kind of trans-man. And every story matters.
“I find it paradoxical that we live in a society where love of difference makes one the same, while love of sameness makes one different.”
Veteran Airman Nicholas Miele skillfully juxtaposes a personal rite of passage with a personal loss.
Watch 5 years in the life on one young transguy, as his voice and pictures tell the story of how he’s grown not just as a man, but as a person.
My son got a sports locker. And his room and I thank him for it.