Grief is an emotional reaction to any significant loss in our lives. While almost everyone will experience some feeling of grief in their lifetime, when grief starts to impact on our daily functioning it may be time to look for assistance. Grief can present itself in a number of different ways, such as: sadness, lack of motivation, irritability, shock and difficulty concentrating. Left untreated the experience of grief can impact on our well-being and can lead to social isolation, depression and anxiety. It is always important to know that there is help available.
Taking care of yourself during a period of grief and loss is extremely important in the healing process. Having someone to talk to, for support during this time, can help eliminate some of these symptoms. A trained psychologist is able to work with you, whichever way this grief may present itself, to help better manage these emotions. If you or someone you know has experienced a significant loss in their lives you can book in for a free Emotional Health Check Up today by calling 1800 877 924.