When Someone You Love Is Grieving: How to Really Help | Tiny Buddha

The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing, not curing, not healing and face with …

Your ‘Surge Capacity’ Is Depleted — It’s Why You Feel Awful | Medium

Here’s how to pull yourself out of despair and live your life. It was the end of the world as we knew it, and I felt fine. That’s almost exactly what I told my psychiatrist at my March 16 appointment.

Why It’s Sensible to be Silly | Elle Hunt | The Guardian

By the fifth week of lockdown, I had mastered the art of silliness. My flatmates and I had drawn smiley faces on fruit, stuck googly eyes on vegetables and dressed up as our favourite pop stars.

If they Hurt You Send them Metta. | Elephant Journal

Metta bhavana means “compassionate love” or “loving-kindness.” It’s a meditation practice that consists of wishing others and ourselves happiness and well-being.

A Message Of Hope From David Hockney For Lockdown 2: ‘Remember, They Can’t Cancel The Autumn Either’

Last March, as the coronavirus surged and we entered our first complete lockdown, David Hockney sent us all a joyous picture of spring, together with a message of hope that had worldwide resonance. He sent these from lockdown in Normandy, where he is still living and working intensively.

How Being Still In Nature Can Remind Us Of What It Means To Be Human

Our Elders, L’nu Elders and cultural leaders, have been encouraging us to slow down. Right now, we’re going through a period of uncertainty and change. We asked a few East Coast creators to reflect on their own transformations, in the past or present.

How Sleep Can Improve Your Immunity by Matt Walker

One of the best things that you can do to boost your immune system is head to bed, says sleep scientist Matt Walker. It can even make your flu shot more effective!