Scott Hightower depicts a vulnerable veteran from a child’s perspective, to powerful effect.
Ben Dean shares the memory of his father on this past memorial day, and discusses part of his father’s life that had never been discussed before.
Tim Lineaweaver shares his experience of his rough road to recovery, sobriety, and subsequent self-respect.
Relationships rarely come to an end out of nowhere. Dr. Jed Diamond shares 5 ways that often burn the fuse.
Iraq War veteran Michael Anthony discusses the latest VA crisis and what it means for veterans and the United States.
Joanna Schroeder explores the overuse of the term “Trigger Warning” in the blogosphere, and wonders whether the term actually serves to undermine the security of trauma survivors.
James Landrith thinks that it’s worth talking about people who believe they are entitled to take up more than their fair amount of space in public. But those people are not all men.
Tim Lineaweaver was a twenty-seven year alcoholic, drug-addled young man with PTSD and a dismal hope for a meaningful future. Then he met a therapist named Elaine.
Former Marine and present UN Field Security Officer, Dewaine Farria, shares his gripping insight into courage—told through the experience of his first time under fire.
Addiction counselor Rayne E. Golay shares tips for those who suspect they may have a drinking problem.
An unfortunately-named file attachment carries with it a world of connotations in Ann Clark’s poem about a résumé and aging.
This guy even has his own theme song.
Andrea Lawful-Trainer tells the story of when a business associate told her to tone down her personality.
Alex Yarde looks at Marvel’s recent diversity moves with cautious optimism.
Think music is just for listening purposes? Think again.
Reconnecting with an old friend reminds Thomas Fiffer of his own struggle to regain self-respect.
Brandon Greene is facing a balancing act: doing what’s best for his arriving son while not losing pieces of himself.
What do you need to go from IDK to DIY Hero?
Samantha Hines of My Three Sons speaks on hidden pressures kids sometimes feel
Recovering from a divorce is one thing. Admitting you loved him after the years of hurt is another.
A story of love for a great man.
Charles J Orlando shares the top seven tips for identifying that scary four letter word.
As you’ve already guessed because the poster is right there at the top of this post, my pick is The Legend of Billie Jean.
This teddy bear just won the internet’s heart.
Tracey Michae’l Lewis-Giggetts watched in horror as a white guy, high as a kite, got away with crashing his car and hiding his drugs right in front of the cops.
What does it look like to the other person when you can’t put your phone down while having a conversation? This video nails it.