What Tinnitus is Teaching me About Recovery

Recovery can give you new music, but first you have to embrace your silence.

It Happens to Men, Too

Women are the victims, and men are the aggressors. At least that’s how the story is usually told. But men can be victims too.

How ‘Mad Men’ and Don Draper Helped Us Understand Trauma and Shame

A mental health consultant for the hit AMC series probes the psychology of the flawed protagonist.

A message for Every Entrepreneur and Creative

Matthew Sweet reflects on what it takes to be a real hero.

My Take on Forgiveness 

Being able to move past our abuse is what we all want.

The Many Faces of Resilience 

A remarkable human instinct that enables boys to move past trauma and abuse.

5 Tips to Help Manage Depression

Melissa Buchanan, a licensed Mental Health counselor, looks at why depression is different in men—and what they can do about it.

How to Help Your Children Navigate a Divorce

Follow these guidelines to ease the pain of your separation.

5 Signs Your Relationship is Out of Balance and Seriously Dysfunctional

Is your relationship suffering because you’re giving too much?

Why I Changed my Mind About Getting a Vasectomy

Yes, the word alone makes you cringe. But it’s way less cringe-worthy than a hysterectomy.

12 Easy Steps For Avoiding An Affair

There are no guarantees BUT you can load the dice to reduce the odds of an affair. Steven Lake shows us how to roll and win.

When Suicidal Thoughts Finally Seem Like a Thing of the Past

One man’s story of going from not being able to cope with the trauma to being able to breathe and hope for the future.

Thoughts from the Front Lines of the Heroin Epidemic

Tim Lineweaver has been there and works on the frontlines. The heroin epidemic isn’t going away and it’s in your homes and your backyards.

We Are All On A Hero’s Journey

The Hero: An ancient archetype older than civilization itself. Does it reside within each of us? — The demon that you can swallow gives you its power, and the greater life’s pain, the greater life’s reply.  ― Joseph Campbell, The Power of Myth We all have a story. It defines us, put us in relation to everything. […]

Star Wars and the Trauma of Repeating History

How do the complex familial attachments and separations of the Star Wars saga mirror our own traumas and paths to healing?

Doing It Alone

Trying to recover from your trauma alone is a long slow road. But opening up to others can be a huge step towards healing.