Patrick Sallee’s road to sobriety was long and winding, but he’s a better man for traveling it.
One of the implicit desires in life is to be fully understood by the people we love and who love us back. Where this desire is part of the human experience, the beauty of marriage lies in exploring this desire together.
The obesity epidemic has hit us hard. A lack of understanding and negative attitudes are making it hard to tackle.
Relationships provide us with a sense of comfort. We have to be careful that this comfort doesn’t become a crutch
Experiencing childhood sexual abuse can have an effect on future relationships, and one or both partners may feel like they are drowning. But that doesn’t have to be the case.
Alex Steed explains how his love relationship with alcohol soured, and how he and booze finally—and recently—broke up.
Cocaine temporarily solved a big problem for Brian Cuban. But it created even bigger ones. Now in recovery, he recounts his journey into addiction.
Craig Lewis is a Certified Peer Specialist who struggled immensely with mental health issues. He has successfully transformed into a life of wellness.
Dr. Ken Druck knows what it’s like to lose a loved one, but he also recognizes the pain of dealing with the daily loss of someone who is still alive. Here, 3 tips for dealing with these living losses.
Norbert Brown opens a window into his own chronic depression in hopes that it sheds some light for someone who needs it.
Timothy Mousseau is touched by Williams due to the battle he endured and the struggle he fought. He knows it all too well.
Marcel Michael Deer backpacked across Australia with a battered copy of Kerouac’s On the Road and a full-fledged drug addiction. He found an imperfect road to a relationship and recovery.
Iran has one of the world’s biggest drug problems, but programmes for addicts are among the most enlightened.
What do you think of the European Union? Does it make you think of abject poverty and desperate living?
Extreme weather seems here to stay, get worst and make our lives very difficult. Will we fight, diminish and defeat it, or accept it as the new normal?
Where is the home for the hearts of our nearly 1.5 million homeless young people?
Leo Babauta on consumerism — and how you really don’t need it to be happy.
Lisa Duggan says we should stop shaming our kids for their sexual urges and start acknowledging adolescent sexual desire and encouraging its healthy expression.
Yesterday was the International Transgender Day of Remembrance. If you missed it, you were likely not alone. Here is one man’s testimony why it was important and worth your attention.
You know those kids…the ones who swear in class or push other kids on the playground. Amy Murray is a teacher who wants to tell you—she knows them too.
Aaron W. Voyles looks at how even small childhood experiences influence masculinity.
For Mike Iamele, sometimes the key to getting along is remembering that everyone you’re dealing with was once a kid, too.
It took one young man sharing his story to convince the police to care about hate crimes.
Mary Poust discusses the video game, Grand Theft Auto, whose latest ‘upgrade’ allows kids to have sex with and kill prostitutes, and concludes that we should not be playing or supporting these games.
Andrew Lawes explains how depression affected him, his advice on how to love someone with the illness and how the focus of mental health support needs to change.
The former Democratic Senator from Virginia has officially announced he’s running for president, Democrats should applaud.
Lance Burson thinks it’s time Americans paid attention.
Captain Chelsey Sullenberger is Breaking Barriers: From the United States Air Force to the Miracle on the Hudson to Making our Future Safer.
As technology moves at a pace we’ve never experienced before, it’s becoming much easier to understand the impulse to scorn progress.
Through the creative use of social media, Hadfield has made space exciting for a new generations of enthusiasts.
You might expect that Bruce Lee would tell us to take on adversity with sheer force, but this wisdom he learned from his mentor taught him a better way to be strong.
Men are falling behind very quickly, but it’s easy to miss the trend if we focus on long-term data and not recent students and graduates.