Video: Is Being a Mental Illness Advocate My Entire Identity?

Talkback To Gabe Howard & Psych Central: Using the comments below, talk about a time when you had to explain

Existential Despair: A Deeper Cause of Human Anxiety

If every person in the world was temporarily stripped of their daily purpose in life — if they were torn

Failed Your New Year’s Resolutions? 6 Easy Tips to Get Back on Track Fast

With all of your good-intentioned resolutions in place, you might have already reneged. If so, don’t sweat it! Chances are

Why Ultimatums Are Actually Destructive to Your Relationship

We often praise people who give ultimatums, who say things like “By such and such date, if I don’t have

Breaking the Link Between Low Self-Esteem and Self-Sabotage

Low self-esteem can turn our lives into a series of self-fulfilling prophecies. Lack of belief in ourselves — the feeling

Responding to Grief and Coping with Loss: You Can Survive Your Greatest Fears

I wrote Grief Works: Stories of Life, Death, and Surviving because I was angry. Angry that so many of the bereaved

Shocked that Your Spouse Left? Here’s the Secret to Recovery

I’ve been thinking a lot about a growing trend in divorce — one that seems to happen right after the

5 Body Language Tricks to Ace Your Next Interview

You’ve rehearsed every interview question in the book. Your suit is dry-cleaned. Your bag is stocked with extra pens, just

Are You Making These 4 Communication Mistakes in Your Romantic Relationship?

We assume that communication should come naturally to us, and maybe we think it does, especially in our romantic relationships.

The One Person You Always Need to Trust Is You!

Most successful and beneficial relationships include an element of trust. Expecting loyalty, reliability and trustworthiness you assume that the other