Even those of us spared the worst of COVID-19 are missing our favorite pastimes, places and people. But pleasure can also take unexpected new forms in a pandemic.
Grief encompasses our emotional responses to change and loss, and children's grief might be expressed in what psychiatrist Elisabeth Kübler-Ross described as the five common stages of grief.
Whether we miss them, feel guilty about not having appreciated them more or struggle to forgive them, remembering our parents can hurt. Here's how to move on.
We like to think there's a silver lining to tragedy – and this may be influencing both how studies on post-traumatic growth are constructed and how subjects are responding.
We need to learn how to rebuild from loss, failure, or defeat in life, and that can also help in sport.
It's hard to know where to start. But using the right language can help.
After acts of violence, we want to make sense of what is right and wrong and where we stand in the world. But we must ensure our belief systems are periodically and systematically checked.
The ritual might seem strange, but a sociologist spent eight years studying it – and found that there really is a therapeutic benefit.
When a patient dies, grieving family and friends too often languish in neglect.
Many in the Western world lack the explicit mourning rituals that help people deal with loss. On Day of the Dead, two scholars describe ancient mourning practices.
The pain of grief is part of human existence. Daoist and Confucian philosophy can help find meaning in grief.