Self-Acceptance

Fostering Self-Acceptance: How We Can Regain Control of Our Self-Image

Why do most of us feel badly about ourselves, and is it possible to stop the negative self-talk? This article explores the creation of self-acceptance ...
Avoidant Attachment

A Fruitless Quest for Love: Avoidant Attachment and Barriers to Intimacy

Why is it so difficult for some of us to find love? We look for the answers out there, but could they, in reality, reside within? ...
Body Positivity

Body Positivity: How Our Culture Makes Self-Love Impossible

We're raised in a society which teaches us about the necessity of phyiscal perfection, engendering self-loathing and jealousy; an alternative is possible ...
Fear of Rejection

Overcoming the Fear of Failure

What holds us back from thriving? Is it an external circumstance or something within? This article explores our fear of failure and the barriers it creates ...
Self-Esteem

The Toxicity of Self-Esteem

It's known that low self-esteem creates depression and anxiety, but can high self-esteem be toxic, too? This article explores a healthy alternative to both ...
Man's Search for Intimacy

Man’s Search for Intimacy

Closeness and Intimacy In 1946, existential psychiatrist, Viktor Frankl, published a book which drastically altered the course of psychotherapy; he titled it Man’s Search For Meaning, and in it, he presented the case for making life-meaning as the touchstone for all ...
Trauma Recovery

Trauma Recovery: Overcoming Your Past

This article explores how, despite the sorrow it brings, trauma engenders a rebirth, in which the victim becomes greater than ever before ...
Economic Justice

Economic Justice: How Poverty Affects Mental Health

This is my story, in which I articulate the emotional toll and vicious cycle that poverty engenders, arguing for the benefits of social-welfare programs ...
Role Models

Our Children’s Missing Role Models

We provide our boys with few worthy role models to emulate, and then wonder why they behave as deviants. This article discusses the imperative for a change ...