Tag: compassion

Caregiver Stress: 4 Ways to Take Care of Yourself

This is a guest post by Mango Health for Lantern. In the past year, about 43.5 million adults in the United States provided unpaid care to an adult or a child according to an AARP research report, and roughly one in five of the people surveyed identified themselves as caregivers. While many of us spend […]

The psychology of ghosting: Why people do it and a better way to break up

Chances are you’ve been “ghosted” before. “Ghosting” is when someone you’re dating ends the relationship by cutting off all communication, without any explanation. And we’re not talking about not getting a text back after one awkward OKCupid date—but receiving the ultimate silent treatment after several dates, or when you’re in a committed relationship. And while […]

The benefits of compassion and paying it forward

Helping others may be the last thing on your mind when you’re feeling down or anxious. Showing others compassion may even seem unfair—if you’re the one struggling, it would make more sense for people in your life to show you a little compassion, right? Although seeking out social support is a critical component of overcoming […]