Shawn Maxam discusses the difference between a few volatile words.
Shawn Maxam illustrates why developing our ability to be resilient helps fulfill our emotional sense-of-self and reaffirms our humanity.
Shawn Maxam wonders why Black characters don’t speak on cable television’s most popular show.
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 believes we need to contextualize statements made by political figures if we really want to understand what is at stake.
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 transforms the abstract art of dreaming into the tangible act of achievement.
Shawn Maxam ruminates on the beautifully harsh realities of marriage and explains why he wouldn’t change a thing.
Shawn Maxam talks about James Holmes and the different types of mania a person with bipolar disorder can experience.
Shawn Maxam shares what prevents us from getting to the top of the happiness mountain.
Shawn Maxam explains why most people continue to engage in unhealthy behaviors well into adulthood.
Shawn Maxam answers the question “How do we achieve Happiness?”.
Shawn Maxam believes our obessesion with judging people of the past prevents us from creating a better present and thus a truly transformative future.
Shawn Maxam on how the 1990s and rap music defines him as a man.