This is one of these topics that weren’t necessarily planned. When working on a previous topic, we came across the term “Grief Exhaustion”. That got my sister and I thinking about ourselves and our journey recognising the fact that it has made us feel exhausted. And so, we decided we wanted to find out more about it…..
Please see Exhaustion and Grief which covers:
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This is one of these topics that weren’t necessarily planned. When working on a previous topic, we came across the term “Grief Exhaustion”. That got my sister and I thinking about ourselves and our journey recognising the fact that it has made us feel exhausted. And so, we decided we wanted to find out more about it.
Due to our individual medical conditions, we have symptoms of tiredness, as well as everyday tiredness. But since the loss of our Dad and everything we went through there were days, and still are days that we feel so tired as though we’ve never slept before ever. it is the weirdest and most draining experience.
With everything that has gone on in the world in the past few years, people have unfortunately suffered losses of various kinds. And in a time when the world had transformed into something that we had never known or lived through before.
Because of these reasons, we wanted to do a topic in case there are other people who might be experiencing the same sort of thing.
Please see Exhaustion and Grief:
2. Exhaustion and Grief
(30 Sept 2021) — “Dealing with emotional, complex, and stressful things may leave you emotionally exhausted. Period. Full stop. On one end of the spectrum, the”…
2.2 Is tiredness a symptom of grief?
“It is very common to feel tired, or exhausted, when you are grieving. There are many reasons why you may feel tired, especially if you were caring for the person who died. Strong emotions along with all the practical things you may have needed to do after they died, can also leave you feeling exhausted”. (2 Nov 2022).
2.3 Physical symptoms of Grief – Marie Curie
(2 Nov 2022) — “Guidance on the common physical symptoms of grief including sleep problems, changes in appetite and symptoms of anxiety like tightness in”…
2.4 Why Does Grief Make You Tired? | Psych Central
(28 Apr 2022) — “Grief can involve different emotions and even physical responses, including tiredness or fatigue. Here’s how to cope. … Navigating a loss can”…
2.5 How long does grief exhaustion last?
“There is no timeline for how long grief lasts, or how you should feel after a particular time. After 12 months it may still feel as if everything happened yesterday, or it may feel like it all happened a lifetime ago. These are some of the feelings you might have when you are coping with grief longer-term”.
“The burnout we experience is the mental, emotional, and physical impacts of ~ rocketing ~ through those challenging times. And in a year when our grief is so front-of mind, constantly shifting, constantly being piled on top of, and just present, grief burnout is real”. (13 Nov 2020).
2.7 What grieving does to your body?
“Grief can cause a variety of effects on the body including increased inflammation, joint pain, headaches, and digestive problems. It can also lower your immunity, making you more susceptible to illness. Grief also can contribute to cardiovascular problems, difficulty sleeping, and unhealthy coping mechanisms”. (15 Feb 2022).
2.8 Grief Can Have Very Real Physical Symptoms | Pathways
“There are techniques you can try to improve your emotional wellness, such as mindfulness, that can help you decrease stress, depression and anxiety. On top of”…
2.9 How Grief Shows Up In Your Body – WebMD
(11 Jul 2019) — “The sadness and other emotions you experience with grief can have a … I went through a couple of months of extreme fatigue, with nausea”, …
3. Our final thoughts
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