The Shame Game: Living in an Abuser’s Shadow

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When men abuse women, the victim’s stories often stay hidden until they’re ready to be told. As Devorah Goldstein shares a story of hope, she spreads a message of healing.

Finding Value in the Pain of Your Divorce

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Katie Vessel says you have to feel the hurt of divorce to learn—and heal—from it.

9 Meditations of a Divorced Man

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Jordan Kozey takes us into the mind of man finding his way post-marriage.

10 Mindful Practices to Soothe Chronic Pain

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Chronic pain can feel hopeless. Kathryn Hogan offers 10 ways you can consciously make yourself feel better.

Rise, a Warrior

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“We are all great warriors, searching for peace.”

Fall Down a Child, Rise a Man

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So much of who we are comes from our childhoods; how we learn to deal with pain, how we learn to cope, and how we learn to overcome.

Dear Divorced Parents, Could Divorce Make Your Kids Lives Better?

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An adult child of divorce faces the facts that good did come out of it for this man and his brother.

The Optimism of Pain

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Patrick Sallee shares lessons learned from experience getting through challenging times.

The Power Of Pain: A Dark Secret To Everlasting Love

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Steven Lake shows us the surprising power of pain to strengthen your relationship – if you survive it.

Everything You Need To Know To Be Happy (Even After A Near Death Car Accident)

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Ira Israel was asked how he learned everything he knows about happiness. This is his vulnerable and inspiring answer.

How to Share What Hurts

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To claim your story and live an honest life, you have to share your pain.

Five Essential Skills for a Life Well-Lived

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There are no do-overs so we may as well get the most out of this ride called life –here are five skills that may help you do just that… – – – As far as any of us know we only get one go-around in this thing called life. There are no do-overs once we […]

The Fallacy of Comparing Pain

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Is it possible, or even worthwhile, to rank your pain against the pain of others?

Stay With the Pain, Don’t Shut It Out

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Not all of Tyler Durden’s advice in Fight Club was sound, but this piece has merit.

9 Ways to Learn to Love Your Pain

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Pain can become useful to you in new ways you have not considered.

How To Avoid The Vomit When Your Wife Is Purging

Sometimes life's just hard

A recent experience helped Dr. Steve clarify the elements that helped him survive a potentially messy situation.