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Pushing ‘closure’ after trauma can be harmful to people grieving –...

Nancy Berns, Drake University From the breakup of a relationship to losing a loved one, people are often told...

What Greek epics taught me about the special relationship between fathers...

Joel Christensen, Brandeis University Father’s Day inspires mixed emotions for many of us. Looking at advertisements of happy families...

What Homer’s ‘Odyssey’ can teach us about reentering the world after...

Joel Christensen, Brandeis University In the ancient Greek epic “The Odyssey,” Homer’s hero, Odysseus, describes the wild land of...

Here’s why Christmas movies are so appealing this holiday season

S. Brent Rodriguez-Plate, Hamilton College With the pandemic limiting travel over the holiday season, many Americans will be settling in front of the television to...

Schools fall short when it comes to helping students in grief...

David Schonfeld, University of Southern California An adolescent experiences the death of his mother after a lengthy illness. When I ask what services he would like...

When ‘what’s on your mind’ is tragic, not happy – sharing...

Nazanin Andalibi, University of Michigan It’s always wonderful to share happy news – in person and on social media. New jobs, weddings and becoming...

What the grieving mother orca tells us about how animals experience...

Jessica Pierce, University of Colorado Denver For many weeks, news of a mother orca carrying her dead infant through the icy waters of the Salish...

During the holidays, giving gifts to the dead can help you...

Jenna Drenten, Loyola University Chicago Every December, my family decorates two Christmas trees: one for our living room and one for the cemetery, where my...

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John Lewis traded the typical college experience for activism, arrests and...

Jelani M. Favors, Clayton State University As an 18-year-old student attending a training session for activists at the Highlander Folk School in Monteagle, Tennessee, John...