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? ...
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 ...
Men's Mental Health

Men’s Mental Health: The Necessity of Vulnerability

Emotional Expression and its Contribution to Men’s Mental Health Most of us were saddened this past week to hear the news of Anthony Bourdain’s passing, not only because he meant so much to those who loved him, including his fans ...
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 ...