A Stream Of Consciousness At The Mercy Of A Blank White Screen

Every morning--well, almost every morning--I wake up at five. The first thing I do is make coffee. A fifteen-minute ritual.

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Don’t Be The Casualty In A Facebook War

There are the constant complainers, the trolls, the overly political, the plain old angry and easily-offended, the people who were simply a part of a different season in life, or that random guy you barely talked to when you worked with him at Arby's for a single day before you double-bird quit. These are the people crowding your feed with negativity and, especially if you don't even know them, something has got to change. You need a break. 

Why You Shouldn’t Give A Double Tap

August 9, 2016 was my last post before I liberated myself from the weight of the gram. It had been heavy on my shoulders for months. Maybe even years. At the time, I posted funny pics, cute pics, friend pics, hipster pics, artsy pics, cool pics and more, but not really for myself. Mostly what I…

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…

3 Ways To Stay Miserable With The Art Of Comparison

So you want to stay miserable, eh? Here are three pieces of vital advice: compare, compare, compare. 1. Compare Your Worst With Facebook’s Best Social Media is a fantastic tool to aid in your quest to misery. And I have news for you: everybody’s life is as perfect as their profile picture. While you have…

Quick Tip: Know The ‘Why’ Of Social Media

“It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him.” - Abraham Lincoln Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn each have a specific purpose in benefiting users. The evolution of technology and the cultural rise of social media have opened new and…