Carey Dunne

Madness, Medication, And Music

Abused as a child, acclaimed concert pianist James Rhodes combats PTSD with Mozart and Bach.

The First Blind Man to Kayak the Grand Canyon On Living With No Barriers

When Eric Weihenmayer climbed Mt. Everest, he swore to himself: "Don't make Everest the greatest thing you ever do."

The Kick-Ass Yogi Who Fights Lyme Disease With Swear Words

Jyll Hubbard-Salk might be the feistiest yoga instructor in the Five Boroughs, and her students wouldn't have it any other way.

We Are Legion, We Anxious People

Author and ex-dominatrix Kat Kinsman talks about how to defeat "the feral cat to depression's black dog" and "coming out" as mentally ill.

The Human Faces Of Mothers Coping With Addiction

In Branislav Jankik's photos, addiction is a disease that needs to be treated with love.

Paralyzed by Multiple Sclerosis, A Writer Dictates His Novels

Acclaimed writer and guitarist Anthony Weller has been paralyzed from the neck down since 2010, but continues to pen novels by dictating to a live typist.

The Art Of Coping With Brain Injury

Dutch artist Tom Heerschop aspired to be the greatest artist since Leonardo Da Vinci. Then he developed a brain tumor the size of a sweet potato.

13 Days, 7 Wonders, And One Case Of Skin Cancer

When you survive three near-death experiences, the universe might be trying to tell you something: go out and see the world.

Destigmatizing Mental Illness In The Church And Beyond

A feminist priest shares the story of her own bipolar disorder, and gives advice on what the spiritual and unspiritual alike can do to fight mental illness.

Finding Healing In Snail Mucus And K-Pop

This health advocate from Staten Island turned her battle with lupus on its head after falling in love with Korean pop culture.