Dreams have been described as dress rehearsals for real life, opportunities to gratify wishes, and a form of nocturnal therapy. A new theory aims to make sense of it all.
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Trauma after disaster.
Jamie D. Aten Ph.D.
What is so special about hope? Can we, or should we, do without it?
Future thinking can help us recover meaningful control over our future plans and cultivate resilience in the face of temporary hardships.
Research shows how we can better support those grieving from loss during COVID-19.
Free will: a tool to help us seek resiliency and help others.
How can we use honesty to become more resilient?
How to live each day to the fullest during the pandemic.
Change is not only a cause for uncertainty, but present opportunities for new leaders to step forward.
Research shows how we can thrive and flourish even in the face of hardship.
How can parents better help their children cope during the pandemic?
Leadership can be lonely, but no leader should be.
Tips on how to cultivate resiliency and excitement in your career.
Spiritual well-being is a journey, not a destination.
What are the effects of spiritual well-being on depressive symptoms and occupational distress?
Practical ways to cope when the pandemic is taking a toll on your mental health.
We don’t build resilience when life goes well—we discover it within us when life doesn’t.
You don't have to be a Super Parent to be exactly the parent your child needs during the pandemic.
How can we build relationships that actually promote resilience in the face of the challenges of COVID-19?
Navigating the mental health crisis in Japan as a result of COVID-19.
How has COVID-19 impacted the lives and mental health of Americans living in rural areas?
Overwhelmed by images of the mob storming the Capitol? These 6 proven stress-reducing tips could help.
Hope: an aspiration, mindset, and action that drives us as we seek our purpose.
Helpful tools for keeping the relationships in your life healthy and moving forward during the pandemic.
Why healthy relationships are crucial and how to cultivate them during any season.
The importance of paying attention to our belonging, livelihood, emotional, safety, and spiritual needs for our wellbeing during COVID-19.
Spirituality's role in providing prosocial ideals that motivate moral and civic action, both personally and in relationships.
How do our spiritual beliefs and experiences help or hinder people to thrive?
A conversation about mental health and how we can move forward to care better for those struggling with it.
Measuring the pandemic's impact on the fishery industry—how it affects the importance of fish as a source of food, livelihood, and well-being.
Deep listening, gratitude, and self-care: practices needed to live resiliently this COVID-19 winter.
We need to shift away from judging each other’s experience to embracing each other’s experiences.
Jamie Aten, Ph.D. is founder and executive director of the Humanitarian Disaster Institute at Wheaton College.