7 Unspoken Secrets About Life After Abuse

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Thomas Fiffer reveals seven truths about life after an abusive relationship that stay mostly in the shadows.

Strength in Numbers

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Penn State, The Peaceful Hearts Foundation and the importance of community.

My Addiction Doesn’t Define Me

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Patrick Sallee’s road to sobriety was long and winding, but he’s a better man for traveling it.

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.

Not All Vulnerability Makes Us Strong

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Sarafina Bianco discusses four triggers that make us vulnerable to old pain and offers smart, self-protective strategies.

Fall: Climbing That Mountain

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Despite a terminal cancer diagnosis, Oren Miller embraces life and treks through the mountains with his family, reveling in every moment.

The Time Traveler

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Randy Ellison spends a week at a camp for young boys that have experienced abuse.

Dear Depression Sufferers: This Tweak in Thinking Could Set You Free

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Have you accepted that depression will always be a part of you?

A Surprising Reason Why You’re Not as Happy as You Could be

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Self-criticism can help with an individual’s growth, but Danny Baker wants you to remember that it’s important not to let it get out of hand.

Welcome to Post Traumatic Disordered Stress

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After surviving the Asian tsunami, Sam De Silva describes the first PTSD flashback he couldn’t control.

Living the Void

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Writer and survivor Randy Ellison found the strength to heal by finding his faith.

Giving Up the Drink Or: Why I Had to Give Up on Booze

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Alex Steed explains how his love relationship with alcohol soured, and how he and booze finally—and recently—broke up.

How to Cope on Your Own

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Sarafina Bianco asks if it’s okay to grieve the loss of your therapist as if he or she were your friend.

The Light at the End of the Tunnel: Nick Geddes’ Long Road to Recovery

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In April of 2011 while racing the Sea Otter Classic in California, I had an unexpected crash during the Dual Slalom finals that ended up changing my life.

How I Became a Cocaine Addict

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Cocaine temporarily solved a big problem for Brian Cuban. But it created even bigger ones. Now in recovery, he recounts his journey into addiction.

The Mended Heart

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Losing his father at age nine fractured Thomas Fiffer’s heart, but he found his way back to wholeness.