November 27, 2019

GRIEF… WHAT EXACTLY IS HAPPENING TO ME?

Grief is a complicated combination of emotions, thoughts and physical experiences that occur after loss. It can cause our defenses and I ate coping mechanisms to rise up and create numbness  or denial, It can create opportunity for physical manifestations such as heart palpitations, severe anxiety, rise in blood pressure, changes in sleep and appetite and a host of other things. Grief is insidious. People have described it as consuming, heart wrenching, exhausting, or like putting on a coat of wet concrete. Steeling oneself against that pain may work for a moment or a day,  but long term it is […]