Broken Hearts

Broken Hearts

Understanding grief's dangers. Plus: Why a broken heart literally hurts, the difference between sadness and depression, and the neuroscience of breakups.

Rose Got Better

What can make a difference in therapy?

The Grief Over the Loss of a Dog and the Joy of Remembering

A lesson on how to cope with the loss of a dog from playwright Eugene O'Neill.

Jennie Shortridge: When A Mind Breaks

A mother's deathbed confession, a daughter's heartbreak -- and fear.

Dealing with Death

Which emotion may buffer us against death-related anxiety?

Swaptimism: The Best Recipe For Turning Lemons Into Lemonade

Uprooting and re-rooting made easy, or at least easier (Optimism Part 2)

Love Hurts...Literally!

Can a broken heart cause actual physical pain? Would aspirin help?

Is Being Dumped Like a Breach of Contract?

What can contract law tell us about breakups?

How Our Beliefs Help Us During Hard Times

Can faith pull you through a crisis?

8 Guidelines for a Friendly Divorce

Shorten your grief at the death of a marriage by ending it collaboratively.

Mood Management and Emotional Resilience for Adolesents

Downed by a bad mood, a teenager has choices for prevention and for getting out

The Break-Up Cure: 7 Ways to Heal & Find Happiness Again

7 tips to finding happiness after separation

Becoming Single Again: People Who Are Kind to Themselves Do It Better

The triumph of compassion over self-flagellation

How to Move Forward

You must do this first before creative thinking will work.