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A Different Way To Look At Emotions: Mental Health & Wellness For Tweens And Teens

Updated: Apr 12, 2022

It is interesting to watch elephants when they come across a pile of elephant bones. Scientists have discussed the behaviors seen and labeled the behaviors as grieving. Elephants are always moving in search of food and water as they need large amounts of food and water to keep their giant bodies nourished. They can travel seven up to 50 miles a day to meet those needs and must not waste time. They have a goal and must achieve it to survive. Despite that urgent need to meet those needs, as they trek across the grasslands, they stop when they encounter elephant bones.

Suddenly, their urgency shifts, and we see it in their body language. The whole herd stops and begins to use their