The cult of emotional toughness and the constant drumbeat of bootstrap thinking among whites has unleashed an epidemic of social isolation.
This process helped Michael Bethune to go from homelessness, depression and despair into his life’s purpose.
His rock star lifestyle wasn’t fulfilling, and his Bipolar Disorder was driving him to the brink. Here’s what he learned.
Joe’s feelings towards his dad have always been complicated. He was never been able to really express his opinion about it until he applied it to his own life. He has gained new perspective, and shares it here.
Is Violence In America the Result of the Death Within Us?
In our darkest moments of life, we all need something to bring us back to the light.
Formerly demonized and later legislated as a Schedule 1 substance, marijuana could diminish the damage wrought by harder drugs, like heroin.
Cocaine temporarily solved a big problem for Brian Cuban. But it created even bigger ones. Now in recovery, he recounts his journey into addiction.
We have lost ‘The Funniest Man in the World’
The tragic and untimely death of Philip Seymour Hoffman made a lot of people think. Larry Bernstein thought about the children.
A fathers drops off a coat to his daughter, a coat she will need to take with her when she goes to the halfway house for drug addiction.
Erik Proulx is parenting without a script—or a father’s influence. And he’s doing a damn good job.
Here are four of the finest narrators who still use song as a medium—raconteurs capturing distinctly modern stories.