A loving relationship can be an oasis in uncertain times, but nurturing it requires attention, honesty, openness, vulnerability, and gratitude.
Verified by Psychology Today
Trauma after disaster.
Jamie D. Aten Ph.D.
How can we help our veterans make sense of morally impossible situations encountered during service and approach the future with hope and resilience?
The healing power of relationships is tried and true, but paying attention to well-being and mental health of yourself and others is easier said than done.
Suffering from substance abuse in the time of COVID-19? You are not alone.
Not sure what to do when people say something hurtful that compounds your hurt? Here are some tips for how to respond that I’ve learned from living through and studying crises.
Words of well meaning people can cause more hurt than help? Sharing what you learned in appropriate and healthy ways can prevent resentment from taking hold.
When considering the question of when life will go back to "normal," remember that COVID-19 is a marathon.
How to unleash your potential in life and help others do the same.
Lessons on resilience from Ben Courson’s new book.
Situational awareness is one of the most important strategies you can use to improve your chances of making good decisions when it matters most.
Author Danielle Ripley-Burgess shares her personal journey.
The way that our perceptions of time have changed during COVID-19 may have implications for our mental health and well-being.
COVID-19 is far from over and we must survive and thrive in the face of uncertainty.
The rapid spread of COVID-19 often feels like a devastating wildfire shutting down life as we know it. Here is how fighting the flames of the pandemic is more consequential.
Have you or a loved one become a COVID-19 WFH employee? This study identifies a few things you might be interested in.
Author Diana Gruver's new book is a resource she wishes she had during her own struggle with depression.
Understanding the social and psychological impacts of the pandemic in Flint, Michigan.
In many circles and communities, mental health is still a delicate and under-addressed subject. Here is how Juanita Rasmus found resilience and freedom from it.
Psychological and spiritual insights on nurturing a healthy marriage over time.
No matter how resilient we are, there are always situations when we are vulnerable to traumatization. The process of healing is, therefore, so much more important.
Do you find yourself feeling overwhelmed by COVID-19 news? Here are some ways to manage stressful information and foster well-being through positive psychology.
Parenting is often a challenge even in the best of times. The disruptions and stressors of COVID-19 have made it even more difficult. Here are a few ways to work through it.
Major stressors impact our psychological health more than we often realize. COVID-19 is no exception and may even affect us more than other significant stressful events. Here's why.
Understanding PTSD in the context of the pandemic, and how resilience can be cultivated at multiple levels.
You are not alone if you are struggling with loneliness right now. Here are some tips on self-care and staying connected during the pandemic.
Insights from a study on how Black Americans are affected, and recommendations on what mental health clinicians and researchers can do.
Understanding resilience through the lens of Malaysia's COVID-19 response.
Here are some strategies for cultivating resilience during the pandemic.
People are surprisingly good at recovering from difficult experiences. Stressors like COVID-19 will still affect us, but there are ways to successfully cultivate resilience.
Has your experience of COVID-19 led to feelings of discombobulation? You might be suffering from adjustment disorder.
The pandemic will not have a single primary psychological impact on people. Here's why.
Jamie Aten, Ph.D. is founder and executive director of the Humanitarian Disaster Institute at Wheaton College.