Night Train

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Jarrett Neal reflects on the heartbreak and alcoholism that so often attended black men from “the Jim Crow South” in this searing poem.

7 Things You Can Do To Instantly Feel More Confident

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Self-confidence has a direct bearing on how successful you are and how good you feel about yourself.

8 Things People Who Recover From Depression Do Differently

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Time and experience has helped Danny Baker understand what it takes for a person to recover from depression.

A Case of Infidelity, Is It Ever OK to Break a Vow?

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A story of one man’s desperate decision to break his vows and maybe save his marriage.

Accidental Wisdom

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After two years filled with physical and emotional pain, Alex Brennan shares what he’s learned, much of it by accident.

The Lawes Report: Depression (video and transcript)

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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.

What I Learned About Depression by Being Depressed

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Shawn Henfling shares what he’s learned about depression…from his own battles with depression.

To the Person Who Sexually Assaulted Me, I Forgive You

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Tim Mousseau rejects the labels victim and survivor. Instead, he is a learner who has forgiven his assaulter while facing his own demons.

The Man By the Window

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Throughout his youth, Cab O’Callaghan willingly threw himself towards destruction. It was through such actions that he learned about profoundly respecting the different, often shunned, life choices of others.

Why Husbands and Wives Shouldn’t Keep Secrets

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If your partner is lying to be with you, watch your back.

The Silver Lining of Life Changes

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After the end of a ten year relationship and a 3,000 mile move, I had to relearn how to enjoy moments alone and how to grow and continue moving forward in life.

Turning My Breakdown Into A Breakthrough

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The mental health writing of Andrew Lawes has saved lives.

Now, he takes things to the next level.

3 Ways to Battle Depression

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3 ways to fight depression from a writer who faces the demon everyday.

10 Things To Do If You’re Feeling Suicidal

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Suicidal thoughts were no stranger to Danny Baker for several years before his recovery, and he has some advice for those who are currently feeling the same way.

How to Survive a Crisis and Come Out Happy

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It’s all about baby steps, you can’t fix everything overnight.

Video Games as a Way to Connect with College Men

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Aaron W. Voyles looks at the way video games positively impacted a member of his campus community.