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Grief and Coronavirus | Grief Recovery Center

Grief and Coronavirus

The last few weeks in the United States have been an unprecedented whirlwind with the spread of coronavirus, and essentially everyone is feeling it. Confusion, panic, and fear are circulating throughout the country right now, and unfortunately, it looks like this process is only beginning. You may not have even had time to process your […]

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5 Signs of Incomplete Grief

The common understanding of grief is that there are five stages. The five stages of grief are: Denial Anger Bargaining Depression Acceptance The idea is, that until you reach acceptance, your grief isn’t complete. But grief isn’t actually that simple. While you are likely to feel every single one of these stages at different points […]

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How to Get Therapy If You’re Too Busy

When it seems like every moment of your day, and every day of your week is already accounted for, fitting therapy into your schedule can seem like a pipe dream. You’re already juggling so many responsibilities. Maybe you can’t even remember the last time you had a completely free day on your calendar.  Does that […]

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When To Go To Therapy For Your Anxiety | Grief Recovery Center Houston Therapists

When To Go To Therapy For Your Anxiety

Anxiety is something that comes with being human. We all feel it from time to time, although for some it’s worse than others. Houston therapists describe anxiety as the experience of having panic attacks, obsessive thoughts, and worrying that will not subside. While all of us worry from time to time, folks who live with […]

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How Anxiety May Affect Your Relationship

As we’ve discussed, anxiety doesn’t just affect our emotions.  But along with emotional and physical impacts on our lives, anxiety can also affect the significant relationships in our lives. First, a recap: what is anxiety? Anxiety isn’t the same thing as the feeling of worry. Where worrying serves a function (letting us know something is […]

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How to Cope With Divorce-Related Grief

How to Cope With Divorce-Related Grief

We’ve discussed a variety of different types of grief on the blog in recent months – career-related grief, pet loss, and moving grief, to name a few. Today, we’re talking about another specific type of grief: divorce grief.  The end of any kind of relationship can bring up a whole host of emotions, whether it […]

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Self Care for the Holiday Season

The holidays are closing in on us, and while for some people that means a time of laughter, cheer, presents, and parties. But for some of us the holidays bring a lot of complicated and hard to handle emotions. With such strong focus on family and celebration, those who have complicated relationships can feel a […]

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7 Ways to Remember Someone at the Holidays

7 Ways to Remember Someone at the Holidays

With the holidays coming closer, you might already be thinking about your plans to celebrate. This is the time of year when many families gather to celebrate a time to be with each other. For those who are coping with grief, the holidays can be a challenging time of the year. The holiday season can […]

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The Mind-Body Connection: How Anxiety Effects Your Physical Health

As you may know, anxiety symptoms aren’t only mental or emotional symptoms. There is something called the mind-body connection–this connection means that our thoughts and feelings have real, physical effects on our bodies. Often when our mental health is declining or ignored, our physical health also suffers.  You may not even realize that the physical […]

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