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.

Reusing Pain

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Author and survivor Cecil Murphey is reusing pain to help others.

My Journey to a Genesis: Why I Created a Mobile Tool That Helps All Dads With Custody

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Losing custody of his children lead Jon Vaughn to a downward spinning spiral, but here’s how he found a way to pick himself back up.

Into the Light: On Men and Shame

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GMP is having a site-wide conversation about men and shame. Read the stories here and consider sharing one of your own.

Fighting Borderline Personality Disorder: A Boxer’s Remarkable Story of Recovery

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Boxer Amanda Wang went toe-to-toe with borderline personality disorder and dealt her disease a knockout blow.

The Infinitely Desirable Woman with the Fractured Soul

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John McElhenney realizes that his immediate attraction to women who are somehow broken relates to a sister who he couldn’t save.

Economists Agree the Stimulus Improved the Economy. Surprised?

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After years of political and economic doom and gloom, should we celebrate good economic news and keep moving our country forward?

Addiction and Recovery are a Crap Shoot

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One alcoholic can rise above addiction while his friend continues to stumble through recovery.