On the consolatory pleasure of jigsaws when the world is in bits | Curio

On the consolatory pleasure of jigsaws when the world is in bits

14 mins | Jan 21, 2021

How the latest micro-trend of quarantine can help with anxiety. The attachment theorist John Bowlby described mourning as a form of separation anxiety, akin to that felt by a child lost in a crowd. In this uplifting piece for Psyche magazine, writer Melanie McGrath reflects on Bowlby's words and explores how jigsaws can be a wonderful tool when it comes to easing your anxious feelings.

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