Making Yourself Work

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Leo Babauta has some suggestions on how to overcome the fear and show up for yourself every day.

How the Career Advice We Give Our Kids is Failing Them

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The advice kids get about their career can have unexpected and unintended consequences years later.

Consumerism vs. Minimalism

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Why are we working so hard in order to buy so much, to have so much, to be burdened and cluttered by so much?

The Cure for Your Distraction Syndrome

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Like all of us, Leo Babauta gets distracted. But he’s working to change that. Here’s how.

Learn How To Do Things

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

“Nurturing Men are Sexy, so are Laundry doers.”

Super Dad

This comment by Juniper on the post Hey Slacker Dad, Parent the Way You Want and Stop Being a Jerk About It

Major Pain Comes Before Major Gain

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Tim O’Connor examines how Jason Dufner’s PGA Championship victory proved once again that to win spectacularly at most anything, you had to have failed spectacularly.

The Myth of the Self-Made Man

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We are far more interdependent than we realize, or at least than we care to admit.

“It bothers me when people look down on those who do dirty or the so called undesirable jobs.”

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These comments are from KKZ and Tom B. on “Ask the Feminist Answers: Definitions, Recommendations and Media Violence Against Men.”

This Teen Walked 10 Miles in the Snow for a Job Interview and Got One Before He Arrived (Video)

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Need some hope? This is what happens when determination meets a good heart.

Women Power-Lifting and Men Sipping Smoothies? Role Reversal at the Gym – Video

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What would it look like if men and women reversed roles at the gym?

“Fighting for friendship is hard, but it is one of the most foundational things for growth as a person.”

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This is a comment by Todd Mauldin on the post “Do Guys Fight For Their Friendships? (Hint: NYT says ‘No'; I say ‘Hell, Yes’!)”

“Having a perfect career looked great on the outside. But was the stress worth the 5 heart attacks?”

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This is a comment by Tom B on the post “Odd Jobbing”.

#44: Shifting

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“He could’ve done some damage in high school football, but he was the assistant manager counting my drawer.”

Science: Laser Rifles? Coming Right Up!

The US military is actively funding research that can lead to hand-held laser weaponry. Pew pew!

Guestpost #25: Tonia Krauser and (her dog) Oliver – Ten things I’ve learned from my 90 year-old Irish grandmother/Ten things I’ve learned from being a working dog

Tonia Krauser is my friend and colleague and I’m her ride ho (she drives me to work most mornings) and Oliver is her dog. Tonia is a marketing whiz who holds it all together at Second Harvest, and a real party animal. Oliver likes to whiz, and is also a real party animal. Tonia’s grandmother still […]