A father adjusts his daughter’s face mask outside the White House.
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A professor reflects on his four decades of working with families dealing with grief and how the program he helped set up could be applied today.
At home or at school, practising art can be used to build capacity for managing mental and emotional well-being.
Our attraction to the arts may be driven by an innate desire to use our brains in ways that make us feel good.
A family go for a hand-in-hand walk along a street of the old city, in Pamplona, northern Spain, April 27, 2020, as some social distancing rules are relaxing after weeks of quarantine.
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We've got this: parents can build kids' resiliency in by focussing on what's going well, maintaining some predictability and order, modelling belief in their own abilities and caring for themselves.
Access to the shoreline is great, but what about places not on the coast?
Béju (Happy City, Street Plan, University of Virginia)
Research into public health benefits of integrating nature into cities has focused on green spaces. New studies suggest water features are just as useful and can piggyback on other infrastructure goals.
Pursuit of dedicated, non-academic activities such as exercise and sports may protect students from academic burnout.
Medical school efforts to cultivate good wellness practices and adaptive coping skills in medical students may offer an effective long-term solution to physician burnout.
Ellie, a four-year-old labradoodle, enjoys many pats from students as part of the Building Academic Retention through K9s program (B.A.R.K.) at the University of British Columbia.
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When students are given the option to stay with a dog until they feel their stress is sufficiently reduced, they visit on average 35 minutes.