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I’ve heard people go right to Kobe’s most public mistake, as though everything he was and everything he accomplished must be weighed ibalance to his public humiliation. I’ve heard people say that Kobe and Vanessa Bryant lived in separate houses behind gates in a Ne...

I have good news for you. You do not have to carry that familiar blanket of depression around for the rest of your life. ​

Do not buy the lie that depression will always be with you. When you come down with a cold or flu, you don’t expect to have that ailment for t...

1) Introversion is not synonymous with being shy. Many of us are not shy at all once we get to know you or when called on to behave like an extrovert. 

2) Introverts are depleted by being with others and are re-energized during time alone. This doesn't mean that we don'...

Do you want to be happy? Then learn to manage your expectations about people, circumstances, and your future. This is not to​​ say that you should lower your expectations of the people in your life or curb your enthusiasm about your future, but it does mean that you ma...

#4 in the Love Is Action series

When you live with, or interact with, someone who acts like a jerk, you have the power to exponentially improve the situation. It may not feel like it, but you do. You have total control over how you respond to them. 

One of the most effec...

I recently had the opportunity to speak to over 150,000 middle and high schoolers at two Opioid Awareness Summits in West Virginia. West Virginia has a crisis involving drug use, but not in the way you may think. It’s not the kids using the drugs. It’s the adults. 

In o...

I know I’m going to get some grief for what I’m about to say. Nevertheless, here goes. A lot of people think that worshipping God means going to church, singing songs, praying, and listening to a message. That can be worship if our hearts are in it. It can even be wors...

#3 in Love Is Action series

The advice that follows comes from successfully surviving the first 16 years of my life being raised by a man who was mentally ill and a woman who was an alcoholic and addict (she probably medicated her pain because she was married to an extr...

#2 in Love Is Action Series 

This is the second in a series of articles about how to be in relationship with someone who is mentally un-well, unstable, downright ill, or who behaves that way. With the number of Americans who take some kind of prescription drug for...

#1 in Love Is Action Series 

Lots of us were raised by parents who were alcoholics or drugs addicts, or who acted like jerks, or who were mentally ill, or all of the above. Many of us had a sibling or other family member who suffered with a bad attitude or mental illnes...