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Both My Parents Knew They Would Die Before I Turned Nine

This is how they helped me prepare for life without them.
Sydni Dunn
5.16.18
death
death

How to Tell Your Kid That You're Dying

Explaining to a child that you're terminally ill is one of the hardest things a parent can do.
Virgie Townsend
5.15.18
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death

How the Death of a Parent Affects a Child

An estimated 1.5 million US children lose one or both parents by the age of 15.
Virgie Townsend
4.23.18
mental health
mental health

This Is How People Use Weed to Deal With Grief

The role marijuana can play in processing and healing from loss.
Jessie Gill
4.20.18
pets
pets

Mourning a Dog Can Be Harder Than Mourning a Person

"Many studies show our relationships with dogs can be even more satisfying than our human relationships."
Frank T. McAndrew
4.10.18
grief
grief

I Grieved a Stranger After He Killed Himself in Front of Me

Let the healing begin.
Rajul Punjabi
3.20.18
mental health
mental health

How to Keep Grief From Spiraling Into Depression

“In some cultures, especially among men, it’s not common to acknowledge sadness.”
Markham Heid
3.1.18
mental health
mental health

Meditating on Your Death Could Make You Happier

Try this death meditation to feel a little happier about life.
Tracey Duncan
3.1.18
mental health
mental health

Depression Tattoos Can Help People Cope

“It’s almost like a battle scar in some ways."
Rajul Punjabi
3.1.18
What's Freaking Me Out
What's Freaking Me Out

The Grief and Terror of Realizing Your Parents Are Aging

The shift from “my parents are healthy and indestructible” to talking about mortality on the drive back from Costco feels crazy.
Emily Cassel
2.13.18
Screen Crack
Screen Crack

Watch the 10 Best Tonic Videos of 2017

We've put together a list of our favorite videos of this year for your viewing pleasure.
Tonic Staff
12.22.17
We Asked
We Asked

Therapists Told Us What it's Like to Lose a Patient to an Overdose

During the drive to his funeral, I asked myself over and over again: What did I miss?
Caroline Shannon-Karasik
12.22.17