Steve Calechman

Steve Calechman is a freelance journalist who regularly writes about anything under the wellness umbrella from stress management to fitness to communication. He was a long-time contributing editor for Men’s Health and his work has appeared in The Boston Globe Magazine, Mindful, Harvard Health, and Vox. He lives just north of Boston with his wife, two sons, dog, and pathetic lawn.

Life

How To Be More Vulnerable In Your Relationships

Opening yourself up more deepens your relationships and helps you feel less alone. And it’s a lot easier to do than you think.

Life

How To Be Happy With Yourself

Feeling happy is one thing. Expressing it is another altogether.

Life

How To Be Proud of Yourself Without Feeling Like A Phony

It's all about how you frame it.

Work It Out

12 Phrases To Help Resolve Conflict In (Almost) Any Environment

Deployed wisely, these phrases let others know that you want to listen, engage, and get to the bottom of the issue.

Life

The Secret To Talking To Someone Who Always Gets Defensive

There are ways to sidestep someone's personal fortifications.

Life

How To Hold Your Partner Accountable Without Being A Jerk

So your husband or wife wants you to make sure they stay on target with a goal. Here's how to be truly supportive.

Say It Again

8 Things Girls Need to Hear Their Father Say At Home

Because what our kids hear us say is as important as what we say to them.

Trade School

The Weird, Wild Economics of Halloween Candy Trading

"Okay, two full-sized Milky Ways for that one box of Nerds. THAT'S AS HIGH AS I'LL GO."

See Ya Later

How To Accept That A Friendship Is Over

Friendships end, especially when you become busy with kids. But it's still hard to let them go.

Life

How to Become Closer Friends With Someone

Want to turn those casual dad friends into something more? Great. This is what it'll take.

Life

How To Keep Your Friendships Alive After Becoming A Dad

About to have your first kid? Your friendships are in jeopardy. This is how to make sure they don't all slip away.

Life

The Unmistakable Impact Of Having A Few Good Dad Friends

They're difficult to find and even more difficult to maintain. But friendships are an essential part of being a well-rounded person.

Life

How To Let Go Of A Grudge Once And For All

As with anything tangled with anger, pain, and shame, there’s no one remedy or step-by-step formula. However, the following can help.

Get Down To Business

31 Work From Home Tips To Help You Stay Organized And Efficient

Time to get down to business.

Good to Know

How To Tell If Your Anger Is An Issue

Are you a dad who gets angry sometimes or an angry dad? Understanding the difference is crucial.

Say the Right Thing

9 Things Boys Need To Hear Their Father Say At Home

Often, in parenting, it helps to say the quiet parts out loud.

Good to Know

4 Phrases That Make It Hard For Others to Trust You (And 4 That Don’t)

If you want to gain more trust, it’s important to watch your words.

Money

How to Talk to Your Partner About An Expensive Purchase

This is how to have a discussion without causing frustration or resentment.

Life

How to Build Your Confidence: 8 Simple Practices To Try

Feeling a bit unsteady? Time to shake up the routine and inject a little positivity and accomplishment into your life.

Bye Bye

How to Resign From Your Job Without Burning Any Bridges

So, you got a new job. Congrats. Here’s what to remember when talking to your current employer.