1996: Grace, a psychiatrist, juggles a suicidal boyfriend and a young patient's impending abortion.
2002: Annie, a struggling actress, takes pity on a homeless girl and invites her into her New York apartment.
2006: Mitch, a divorced counsellor, finds that listening to other people's problems takes his mind off his own.
Ten years. Three lives. One truth: helping other people is infinitely simpler than helping yourself.