In this video, filmed at a recent Facing Us event, Matt Cortese shares part of his story. Last year, he joined a DBSA support group in the Houston area with his wife who was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Attending the meetings shed light on mood disorders for Matt: “I didn’t know there were so many problems in the world,” he says. But participating also showed him the “genuine concern from every member of the group” for people just like themselves, who share the same needs, the same hurts. Continue Reading →
When Aymee discovered positive psychology in college, she set out to unlock the secret to lasting joy. Now an accredited happiness expert, she’s made a career out of making people smile.
Losing her father, boyfriend and brother in a matter of six years left 23-year-old Allison with every reason in the world to be depressed. But her sunny outlook and determined optimism let her make the most out of a terrible situation. Continue Reading →