Topic: sadness

Photographer Humanizes Breast Cancer In Series Of Late Wife’s Fight

Photographer Humanizes Breast Cancer In Series Of Late Wife's Fight

Breast cancer is terrifying. We can pour out statistics on how many people are diagnosed each year, on mortality rates, on who’s getting more of it and who’s most at risk…all of it is important information, but no number can give us an idea of the actual experience. In a heartbreakingly honest documentation of his late wife Jennifer’s fight with breast cancer, photography Angelo Merendino shows the face — the devastating, painful, slow face — of what the disease is like.of this disease. More »

Retail Therapy’s Real Price: Is Being Sad Affecting Your Finances?

Retail Therapy's Real Price: Is Being Sad Affecting Your Finances?

“Retail therapy.” It sounds so harmless, perhaps bringing to mind images of Clueless or Sex & The City characters flitting between stores, buying gifts to themselves because something unfortunate happened in their lives. Many of us have bought a necklace here or a decorative piece there as a way to elevate our feelings when the mood is low. But when does “retail therapy” require, well, actual therapy? More »