Shawn Maxam is tired of being afraid for his life just because he happens to be a man of color.
Shawn Maxam tells a story of how his mental illness was used as a reason to treat him like a criminal instead of a human being in need.
Shawn Maxam discusses the difference between a few volatile words.
Shawn Maxam wonders why Black characters don’t speak on cable television’s most popular show.
Shawn Maxam explains how being “normal” with the aid of medication has taken away the advantages of being Bipolar.
Shawn Maxam responds to The Atlantic article ‘Fear of a Black President’
Shawn Maxam begins his Culture of Chronic Unhappiness series by discussing our collective obsession with creating false catastrophes in our personal lives.
Shawn Maxam discusses how unrealistic it is to expect everyone to know about absolutely everything.
Shawn Maxam believes we need to contextualize statements made by political figures if we really want to understand what is at stake.
Shawn Maxam recaps racist stories from this year’s presidential election.
Shawn Maxam wants to resurrect the dead art of giving advice.
Scott Mulhern shares a conversation with life’s archenemy and one of humanity’s greatest fears.
Shawn Maxam on why our obsession with winners and losers in politics has negative consequences for all of us.
Shawn Maxam illustrates why developing our ability to be resilient helps fulfill our emotional sense-of-self and reaffirms our humanity.