Darth Vader Dad

We snuck in the back as the instructor took a breath for her introduction. Parents filled the room, occupying three round tables. My wife and I took seats at the one furthest from the front, foregoing the popcorn as punishment for being so dangerously close to late. Our son was with the babysitter, and the…

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Featured Resource: Anxiety: Anatomy and Cure

I figured I should share the book that changed my life. Have you ever read a book so relevant and groundbreaking that you underlined just about everything defeating the entire purpose of underlining? That’s what I did, in 2011, when I read “Anxiety: Anatomy and Cure” by Robert W. Kellemen. A mere 42 pages makes…

Why The Words Matter More Than The Numbers Ever Could

(This was originally posted exclusively for those on the emailing list.) When I first started Dadding Depressed, I was encouraged by readers’ excitement. The topic seemed to resonate with people, and many expressed their interest in joining the dialogue of mental illness in men, grateful I created the platform. I raked in clicks, visits, and…

Featured Resource: HavingTime.com

“Advancing your knowledge is never an issue. Whereas applying it, is a lot more problematic, specifically, when we think about just how little time we get during our forever-busy days to pause, take a deep breath, and just let yourself be.” HavingTime.com is an online storytelling magazine catered specifically for the modern lifestyle. It provides a…

Your Thought Collection

I’m a collector. Neatly arranged on a bookshelf in my living room is a hardcover book collection. On another shelf? My vinyl records. My favorite collection, however, is the one hardest to organize: my growing compilation of thoughts and ideas. I gather them by thinking, reading, writing, perusing quotes, and sifting through Twitter in search…