Why is Grief Worse at Night?

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As humans, we tend to process our thoughts and emotions right before going to bed. For some people, this can be a pandora box. One would think that self-reflection improves their state of mind; however, this can lead to rumination, which is anything but beneficial. Grief, whether related to the loss of a loved one … Read more

Can Extreme Grief Cause Physical Pain?

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Extreme grief can be very painful both mentally and emotionally, but many people wonder if grief can cause physical pain. Extreme grief can have side effects on both the physical body and the brain. The physical experience of grief is different for everyone, so physical symptoms of extreme grief can vary from person to person.  … Read more

Complicated Grief Therapy: The Complete Overview

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Grief is a complex and devastating emotion that people often experience after a significant loss or a great trauma has occurred in their lives. Complicated grief therapy seeks to help people deal with a significant loss in healthier ways. So, what is complicated grief therapy? Complicated grief therapy uses a type of cognitive-behavioral therapy to … Read more