How To Go The Distance: 5 Things Running Has Taught Me

Luis Velasquez on how running made him realize how strong he was.

Do Something for Yourself Today

Aaron Tang says it’s not selfish to live for yourself.

How to Be Kind to Yourself

Sometimes the person you need to forgive the most is yourself.

5 Things Extroverts Can Learn From Introverts

Introverts are known to be very good listeners. Unlike extroverts, who like to talk about everything, introverts prefer to observe and speak only when they have something constructive to add to the conversation.

I Could Have Been an Active Shooter

Fortunately, I never brought a gun to school.

The Purpose of Marriage: 5 Ways to Insure Your Relationship Lasts Forever

Jed Diamond, Ph.D on what his two marriages have taught him – and what you can learn from his mistakes.

Dear Dad: The One With the ‘Me-Time’ Question

When asked if after-school care should be utilized for his children, a reader turns to ‘Dear Dad’ for advice.

Come Out, Come Out, Wherever I Am…

As accomplished as I may seem to be, I experience imposter syndrome, which tells me I will never be enough.

How to Love Someone Completely Before You’ve Ever Met Them

The best relationships start as an inside job. Learn how to love someone (you know, that future honey-pie) long before you meet.

I Have A Dream: From Martin Luther King to Ellen DeGeneres

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. fought for the fundamentals of man in 1963. Three decades later, Ellen DeGeneres gives a speech that reminds us why they’re still the cornerstones of humanity.

My Disabilities Do Not Define Me. I Am Jim.

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) allowed access to special education for people with disabilities.

Learning To Be Me

How do we lose ourselves? The process is long and grim. But it’s not impossible to find ourselves again. Here, we learn how.

I Found My Biological Father Four Years After His Death

I searched for my biological father for years with no luck. Until that one phone call in 2008 changed it all.

My 5 Biggest Fears as a Divorced Parent

#1: Has divorce ruined love for me?

Confronting My Steppenwolf

Jonathan Delavan shares his inner struggles and the resulting insights over confronting his darker nature face-to-face.

I Really Will Be Alright in the End

I’ll feel unbound, and will write in my journal at a bar up the street from the hotel that “it’s nice to be at peace with myself,” that I’ll learn to demand a better life, that I’ll date one boy and then another… and that I really will be alright in the end.