Dad’s Résumé


An unfortunately-named file attachment carries with it a world of connotations in Ann Clark’s poem about a résumé and aging.

Want to Work Faster With Fewer Mistakes? Try Using a Trauma Checklist

Trauma Center photo by MilitaryHealth

Think you have a busy day? Try working as a trauma specialist in one of the busiest hospitals in the world. Here’s what you can learn from someone who was there.

Do You Want To Write, Or Do You Want To Be A Writer?


Been dreaming of that great story you want to write? Maybe it’s time to stop dreaming and start writing.

What Happens to Masculinity and Marriage When Unemployment Strikes?

Unemployment Affects Masculinity

Steven Lake Explores the Effects of Unemployment on Masculinity and Marriage. A Survival Story.

5 Times When You Shouldn’t Approach Women

“Hey! Hey, beautiful, can I ask you something? Hey, hold up…”

Yes, it’s scary to approach someone, but sometimes it’s scarier being approached. Dr. Nerdlove gives five examples of when to steer clear of making advances.

The Career Advice We Give is Failing Our Children


The advice you give your children about their career can have unexpected and unintended consequences years later.

How to Shut Off When You’re Always On: A Complete Guide to Sleep in the 21st Century


In today’s always on world, it’s getting harder and harder to get some rest. Sleep, beautiful sleep, can be yours. Here’s a 21st century guide.

Learn How To Do Things


The Rev. Neil O’Farrell wants you to take some control of your life and learning.

My Father, My Self: It’s Complicated

Receiving the ball

My Father Changed, But My Memories Are Not So Easily Shed.

Ways to Do What You Don’t Want to Do

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Leo Babauta understands that we all have to do crap we don’t want to do. He’s got ideas for making it easier to “embrace the suck”.

I Was Trapped in the Closet. At Work. Literally.

Sitcom Stars

I’ve been called many terrible things throughout the course of my life. But that morning was the first time anyone ever called me, “Toxic.”

While I Was Traveling You Were Busy Scoring Goals

water polo goal photo by jmrosenfeld

It took a long time for Christian R. Ward to realize that working and traveling in order to provide for them meant that he missed out on the everyday rhythm of his daughters’ lives.

If It’s Hard & It’s Work, It’s Not LOVE


Without love there is no flavor or meaning. Give into it and accept it with an open heart and you both will thrive.

7 Challenges of Being Good Men in Committed Relationships

The offer

Steven Lake Explores the Influences That Challenge Men to Remain Faithful

A Man’s Guide to Surviving Unemployment

the next pink slip might be yours photo by Bernard Pollack

5 tips on navigating a hostile job market with focus and calm from Steve Harper, a life-long freelancer.

The Ick Factor: Who Does the Dirty Work?

Honey! I might need some help here.

Steven Lake examines how we define the sh*t jobs around the house and who does the clean up.