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How Sorrow Makes Us Whole

Susan Cain In Conversation With Hannah MacInnes

60 mins watch time

Posted May 2022

Wellbeing, Psychology

Some of us inhabit a bittersweet state instinctively, others avoid it as much as we can; some of us arrive there when we reach a certain age, or after facing life’s trials and triumphs. But we will all experience the bittersweet at some point in our lives. What are the powers of a bittersweet, melancholic outlook? And why has our culture been so blind to its value? Bestselling author Susan Cain investigates.