Why Lisa Lampanelli is a ‘Spiritual Gangster’

Lisa Lampanelli shares how helping others can help develop a strong self-concept.

The Spirituality of Comedian Jim Breuer

Many people know Jim Breuer as one of the greatest standup comedian of all time. What many people do not know is that he uses comedy as well as spirituality to help cope with difficult situations. He shares how both comedy and faith have helped him get through hard times.

Rich Roll’s Extreme Flow

Rich Roll, an ultra-endurance athlete, shares how we do not need to do "everything in moderation" in order to have balanced life. In fact, for many of us, the balance is in the “extreme.

The Authentic Life of Darryl “D.M.C.” McDaniels

Darryl “D.M.C.” McDaniels is part of arguably the greatest rap group of all time, Run-D.M.C, and a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. After facing many hardships in his adult life, he shares how he was able to cope by reconnecting with his creative side.

Steve Albini Shows That Punk Rock Ethics Are Good Business

Steve Albini is known as one of the greatest recording engineers of his time. He shares how punk rock ethics and transformational leadership are important to a good business.

The Family Values of Penelope Spheeris and Anna Fox

Penelope Spheeris and her daughter, Anna Fox, share how The Decline of Western Civilization movies have impacted their lives.

Keeping the Faith With Cindy Williams

Cindy Williams of TV's "Laverne and Shirley" shares how her devout faith in G-d has shaped the person that she is today.

Dr. Jones Tapia Takes On Mental Health in Prisons

Dr. Nneka Jones Tapia is a psychologist and the newly appointed executive director of the Cook County Jail in Chicago, one of the biggest prisons in the country. She shares how her plans to address the mental health needs of prisoners in order to reduce recidivism and promote healthy re-entry into society.

The Real Strength of Mike Mahler

Mike Mahler, a leading fitness guru, shares how having goals not only is critical to one’s initial motivation to engage in health behaviors, but also is crucial to enable a person to overcome the barriers that inevitably arise when trying to achieve strength and fitness.

Couples Therapy with Motor Sister's Pearl Aday and Scott Ian

Pearl Aday of the band Pearl and daughter of legendary rocker Meat Loaf, and Scott Ian of Anthrax share how they are able to work together, defy stereotypes and make their marriage work. Their secret: appreciating one another, communicating and working to resolve problems.

The Extreme Humanity Of Napalm Death’s Marc Greenway

Napalm Death’s vocalist Marc “Barney” Greenway shares his core humanitarian message and commitment to bring attention to when people are not treated with respect and dignity.

Susie Orman Schnall Wants You To Find Balance

Susie Orman Schnall, founder of the Balance Project, shares how we can find the perfect work-life balance in our busy lives.

Embracing Death

We all know Death, the Detroit rock band that was "punk before punk was punk." But Death is something else: It’s a living, breathing monument to how one can live, create, cope with adversity, and thrive if one does not fear dying.

Mitch Lafon’s Heavy-Metal Heart

Many people know Mitch Lafon as the host of “One on One with Mitch Lafon,” a part of Talking Metal Digital. But, what many don't know is that Lafon suffers from a cardiac condition known as atrial fibrillation. He shares his story of how he has learned to never miss a beat!

Getting Existential with Josh Rouse

Josh Rouse shares how he has been able to conquer anxiety through mindfulness.

Finding Home with Jesse Malin

Jesse Malin shares how he has used music and creativity to create community.

John Joseph Shows Us Why Healthy Living Is Pure Hardcore

The Cro-Mags' John Joseph shows us that coping with difficult situations can be hard, but healthy living is the ultimate strategy.

We Really Do Die Alone

When working to improve public health, there are often many things that we simply can't change. Social isolation has proven to be a robust and significant risk factor of poor health and early mortality. And there is something we can do about it.

Barry Beck Finds His Purpose Bringing Hockey To China

For the past 7 years, Barry Beck, a former NHL All-Star and capitan of the New York Rangers, has aimed to expand the sport of ice hockey. As a mentor and coach at the Hong Kong Academy of Ice Hockey, he has broken down barriers for the sport and developed a culture of growth and development for over 25,000 children.

Theo Fleury Is Teaching Us How to Heal

Former professional hockey player Theo Fleury is no stranger to confrontation, both on and off the ice. In 2009, he bravely and publicly confronted a very personal issue—sexual abuse and alcoholism. He explains how communication is pertinent to well-being, and even though the road ahead may not be easy, he truly believes that people can learn to heal.

Legs McNeil Shows Me the Secret of Punk Rock Innovation

Legs McNeil, a punk rock original, explains the true key to innovation. Don't focus on being innovative, but immerse yourself in something you love, because you love it. That’s not only your best chance to enjoy what you’re doing, but also your best chance to create something that’s organic and connects with people.

Jason Becker Is the Beating Heart of Rock Music

Jason Becker is widely considered one of the greatest guitarists of all time. What he has done since he developed Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is as impressive and inspirational as any of his stadium rock performances -- a testament not only to the healing power of music but also the enduring strength of the human spirit.

The Marshall Project Tackles the Criminal Justice System

Neil Barsky is the founder of The Marshall Project, a non-profit website that coalesces news about the criminal justice system in the U.S. to raise awareness and motivate reform. The Marshall Project shines light on the criminal justice system and the national public health problem that mass incarceration has caused.

Join Wes Studi’s Fight For Sovereignty

Actor Wes Studi, a widely acclaimed American Indian actor, has a long history of addressing issues that face the American Indian community. He shares how many of the issues currently facing American Indians can be traced to a historic fight for sovereignty that have disrupted their development.

Lawrence Baca Is Still Fighting For Our Civil Rights

Thurgood Marshall Award Winner's struggle to protect rights of American Indians.

Olympian Mary Killman Wants You to Find Your Greatness

Mary Killman, an olympic synchronized swimmer, shares how she found her path to emotional and physical health amidst the grueling schedule and high-pressured world of elite competitive sports.

The Spirit of Suzan Shown Harjo

Suzan Shown Harjo, one of the most revered human and civil rights leaders in the country, has dedicated her life to fighting for the rights of Native Peoples. Her message: “Native” team names and images are racist, they destroy the mental health of actual Native children, and this racism must stop.

Nobody Rocks Harder Than Rock Against Dystrophy

Music is a powerful tool that has been proven to connect people but also benefit physical and mental health.

How to Make Frequent Business Travel Healthier

Frequent business travel can be exciting and productive, but can also come with a substantial health cost. In order to ensure sustainability and long-term success, one's health and wellbeing must be a priority.

We Must Empower, Not Stigmatize Abuse Victims

Intimate partner violence poses numerous barriers to victims who want to leave abusive partners.

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