What homeless people really need is a home, not a clean shirt or bowl of soup
The intentions of those who provide charity to people on the streets are unambiguously positive. And yet, without them knowing, their actions can actually do more harm than good.
Former homeless man talks about why some homeless people refuse to sleep in shelters
We begin this year's coverage of Denver's homelessness crisis by exploring the single most-asked question we got last year: why do so many of the city's homeless refuse to sleep in shelters?
Handling Child Abuse Disclosures
When a child comes to you to talk about abuse they are facing, it is important to listen and act in a way to support the child and keep him or her
10 Thrift Store Furniture Makeovers
I'm not the best decorator, designer, or photographer, my socks have probably only matched twice in my life, and my cats are rather plum...
10 Drought-Tolerant Plants to Have a Bountiful Garden—With Less Water
Modern Farmer’s guide to the dry-farming cornucopia.
How Mental Health Conditions Are Dismissed By Family and Friends
Many times when people are feeling ill because of a medical condition, they are openly allowed to not feel well in the presence of others. It is usually expected and accepted that someone with a more...
Here's Why You Should Definitely Be Shopping At A Thrift Store
People who love thrift stores really love thrift stores. And they were gaining in popularity well before
What is Alzheimer's disease?
10 Signs You Are a Victim of Gaslighting
“You’re crazy, that never happened.” “You’re too sensitive.” “You’re making things up” Are these phrases that you constantly hear from your partner that cause you to question yourself? If so, your partner might be using something called “gaslighting” — a form of emotional abuse that causes a victim to question their own feelings, instincts and sanity, …
How Local Housing Regulations Smother the U.S. Economy
Americans can’t afford to move to the cities with strong job markets like New York, San Francisco and Boston.