The dark corner of the heart – understanding and embracing suffering as portrayed by adults
Both suffering and health are by nature elusive concepts and bear mystical elements that are unpredictable and lack definitive answers. Suffering is a phenomenon shared by all humans 1 since they are eventually bound to experience it sometime in their lives. It is described as a powerful and complex experience 3 and as something that profoundly and irrevocably touches the human being's inner existence and values 4. The continual research on suffering and its alleviation is essential.