Dr. Katherine Shear Illuminates Grief
Dr. Katherine Shear, Professor of Psychiatry in Social Work at Columbia University, stopped by Big Think this week to discuss her research on anxiety, panic, and grief disorders.
The many mysteries surrounding grief (how does it help us, if at all? how long is it "supposed" to last?) can make it harder to cope with. As she explained in our conversation, however, Dr. Shear's studies have provided both clinical and practical insight into the grieving process, easing the burden on those who experience it. Dr. Shear's work was also featured recently in the New York Times.
No, the Syrian civil war is not over. But it might be soon. Time for a recap
- The War in Syria has dropped off the radar, but it's not over (yet)
- This 1-minute video shows how the fronts have moved – and stabilised – over the past 22 months
Entrepreneur and author Andrew Horn shares his rules for becoming an assured conversationalist.
- To avoid basing action on external validation, you need to find your "authentic voice" and use it.
- Finding your voice requires asking the right questions of yourself.
- There are 3-5 questions that you would generally want to ask people you are talking to.
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