The Meaning of Life by Andrew McCarthy

As we celebrate the 30th anniversary of "Pretty in Pink", Andrew McCarthy discusses the meaning of life and how "uncomfortable" isn't a bad thing.

Jerod McBrayer’s Stinging Truth

Jerod McBrayer shares his experience with mental illness and the reasoning behind his band's new album, which reflects a 12-Step recovery program.

Dee Edington and the Power of Positive Organizational Health

Dee Edington, known by many as "the godfather of health-risk management," shares how to make employee well-being a "win-win."

James Swanwick’s Challenge to Go From Average to Awesome

James Swanwick shares the positive benefits of being alcohol free.

How Erin Willett is Bringing Us Out of the Darkness

Erin Willett, first a contestant on "The Voice" and now part of the current cast of "The Biggest Loser", shares her personal struggle with binge eating.

Alek Sandar and the Unreality of Social Media

Alek Sandar sends a message about social media to us all: You are not your "likes."

Why Liz Miele Wants Our Attention

Liz Miele is teaching us a valuable lesson: Finding healthy ways of getting attention is one of the keys to a happy life

The Magical Consciousness of The New Tarot’s Monika Walker

Monika Walker, of New Tarot, shares how music has helped her understand and connect with various aspects of her own identity.

The Universal Truth of Clutch’s Neil Fallon

Clutch's Neil Fallon shares the value of healthy escapism.

How Dana Fuchs Found Her True Voice

Dana Fuchs, known for her roles in Love, Janis and Across the Universe, shares how she has heals herself and others through music.

The Passions of Peter Muller: Math and Music

Peter Muller explains the importance of following our passions.

The Curious Grit of Loni Love

Loni Love shares her inspirational story of overcoming barriers to reach success.

Pauline Black and the Art of Confrontation

Pauline Black, considered by many as the "Queen of Ska," shares her story of discrimination and advises young people to challenge and confront the world that they see.

Why We Must Listen to Dahkota Kicking Bear Brown

By sharing his story, Dahkota Kicking Bear Brown shows that if you stand up for your convictions, you can fight racism and make real change happen in the world

Kevin Powell’s Skill to Be Real

Kevin Powell explains how no matter what we face, if we can find our sense of purpose, we can build the best version of who we are —our real self.

The Brutal Honesty of Hard Rock Songwriting

Nikki Sixx, Jacoby Shaddix, and Zoltan Bathory explain how they find their creative flow.

Jonny Hawkins Explains Why Mental Illness is a Family Affair

Johnny Hawkins of the band Nothing More shares his family's story of mental illness and how he is working to raise awareness for mental health.

Love and Fear With Liam Wilson of The Dillinger Escape Plan

Liam Wilson shares how he came to understand the power of questioning.

The Redemption of Lou Barlow

Lou Barlow shares his battle with social anxiety and how he has been able to use music to cope.

Jill Janus’ New Beginning

Jill Janus, lead singer of Huntress, shares her battle with mental illness and recovery.

Laird Hamilton and the Art of Surfing

Laird Hamilton, who is often considered one of the greatest athletes in the world, shares how intrinsic motivation and sense of purpose drive him to continued achievement.

Why Lita Ford Still Rocks

Lita Ford not only brought us some classic music, but also helped blaze a trail for women in rock. She has shown women a path to overcoming sexism, and given all of us a lesson in confronting bias and discrimination.

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.

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