13 Things Chronically Unhappy People Do All of The Time

“The difference between happy people and chronically unhappy people is how they choose to exert the control they have in their own lives.”

To Be a Therapist and a Client

Vincent Fitzgerald offers a unique dual perspective on anxiety.

How do You Accept Your Depression Without Surrendering to it?

Your diagnosis does not have to define you

The Power of ‘Two’ Working Together

How creative pairings of couples can change the world.

Comment of the Day: ‘anger was often related to fear and anxiety’

Getting a handle on our feelings helps control the responses.

What it’s Really Like When Your Past Life Ends Up in the Dumpster

Maybe they were just “things,” but they were things that could never be replaced.

Better Health Care for Veterans

Why doctors outside the VA need to know more about the veterans they treat.

A Day in the Life of My (Past) Depression

I looked happy, but inside I was falling apart.

4 Thoughts on Growing Up Without a Dad

His story does not have to be your story.

3 Tricks to Outsmart Depression at Work

When dozens of expert tips and advice don’t work, it’s time to ask chemistry for help.

Comment of the Day: ‘my father is the coldest person I have ever known’

He taught me to NOT be like him.

How do People Become Hate-Filled Racists? And How do They Recover?

A therapist explains the underlying conflicts that can lead to racist beliefs and one patient’s realization that we are born loving, not hating.

I Don’t Want My Kids to Make the Same Mistakes I Did – A Call for Submissions

Hindsight is 20/20, but if you could go back in time and change events in your life—would you?

A Healthy Society Requires Healthy Language

People suffering with mental illness need to set the factors identifying acceptable and unacceptable word choices used to describe their diagnoses and conditions. It’s time to support these meaningful members of the population.

A Conversation Not Often Heard: An Honest One

Social worker, David Shaw is familiar with men who lie. He shares the value of honest communication.