The Myth of Normal

Dr. Gabor Mate reminds us that who you surround yourself with can change your life. ___ What is normal? It’s an interesting question. We certainly know what is weird, abnormal and even crazy. In North America, we have over 500 disorders that tell us what, and (more importantly?) who, is pathological. For many of us, … More The Myth of Normal

UnSpam Your Life

I don’t know about you, but my spam folder is full. ___ Apparently I have a friend from Dubai who is named WEB ADMIN and he wants to help me with my SEO and I NEED to do it now. My spammy friend really likes what I write, but he sounds a little like a … More UnSpam Your Life

Teenagers, We Want You To Know That Nobody Has It All Figured Out

Comedian and Podcaster Paul Gilmartin shares 15 tips for teenagers and the adults who love them. ____ Comedian and Podcaster Paul Gilmartin was asked by someone to give his life tips for teenagers. Paul is not an expert on parenting, but he shares his tips in the 15 points below. He shares what would have helped when … More Teenagers, We Want You To Know That Nobody Has It All Figured Out

I Wanted To Die: What I Learned That Will Change Your Life

Craig Lewis, author of the Better Days Recovery Workbook tells what he learned from his extreme moments. ___ “I didn’t expect to be alive at this age.” Bad Days: We’ve All Had Them Addiction, mental health, trauma or relationship distress can eat away at you. How do you face these things and still be a … More I Wanted To Die: What I Learned That Will Change Your Life

Men and the Resting A**hole Face: Smiley Face Not Required

Sean Swaby admits that he isn’t always happy. His confession may result in a flurry of people telling him to smile, recommendations for antidepressants or offers of food to make him feel better. ___ Editor’s note: This piece was previously published and is currently being revised. Recent research has shown that RAF (Resting asshole face) … More Men and the Resting A**hole Face: Smiley Face Not Required