When you lose a loved one, the world around you changes but the affecets you feel on the inside are so strong. After the initial shock goes away, our brains have a way of protecting us in a way that changes how we function.
Grief can affect your daily life in these ways:
Many of these functions are located in your frontal lobe and limbic system, controlling your emotions and ability to perform. If you feel like you’ve changed after a tragedy in your life, you may be right. Coping can be difficult, but there are resources to help you. Click here to find coping resources.