Becoming a Mental Health Advocate

By Efrem Epstein
I didn't plan to begin my journey as a mental health advocate during Mental Health Awareness Month, but that is exactly when it happened... ten years ago. In May 2006, I went through a bad emotional...  more

Dead of a Broken Heart

By Alden Solovy
There are too many unanswered questions from that night in early April, when my wife fell to her death. Did she slip? Did she jump? Did she plan her death? Did she have assistance? Imagine not...  more

How You Feeling?

By Rabbi Avram Mlotek
How are you? Three simple words used countlessly in our daily conversations. When do we feel comfortable enough, though, to reply, honestly? When do we have the time? And whom do we trust with our...  more

The Joy of Clutter

By Anna Levine
I am invincible! I am woman! Hear me roar as I chuck, heave, and unclutter my life, determined to make space—for what, I’m not sure.    more

Creating a Happiness Practice

By Mike Tannebaum
When our culture is filled with messages that tell us we must be happy and to find a quick fix to deal with negative emotions, it can be difficult to work on cultivating genuine happiness. During...  more

Sometimes Happiness Takes Its Time

By Hila Ratzabi
As I push the stroller along the bumpy paved path of the local park, I feel rare sunlight on my face after a long winter. The season seems to be hinting at changing, while the cold breeze reminds me...  more