Today, I am one year sober. While my climb to this point has been Sisyphean, I have stopped blaming myself and have now taken my own life back.
There’s an opiate we’re all hopelessly addicted to. Validation powers our trials, endeavors, and everyday lives. If I have this problem, you do too.
Due to the extreme content they have to filter on our behalf, the mental well-being of Facebook’s army of moderators is now finally being discussed.
John Michael continues his series, reflecting on life and people encountered, with three new stories about defense mechanisms, basketball, and contemplating what’s next.
Despite our greater education on the subject, the topic of suicide is anything but a discussion.
After a suicide, we often ask what we could have done and we shout that if only that mentally ill person asked for our help, we’d help. That is a delusion.
John Michael continues his series, reflecting on life and people encountered, with two new stories, the first about judging others and the second about coping with struggle.
Reading recent headlines pushed me to write this. Addiction is much more than what we use, it’s the world that swirls around it.
They may seem hokey, bland, and solely in the possession of your more boring relatives, but puzzles are rather crucial. They stop our brains turning to mush. So, lay off.