You are not going crazy. The thick fog of grief
When death takes someone close to you, your entire being shifts into survival mode Grounding rituals can take you out of the storm.
In grief, distraction serves as a worthy “pain control treatment” that helps you not only manage stress but also triggers its positive and healthy benefits of neural pathway restructuring through neuroplasticity.
When a person experiences extreme trauma like that caused by the death of a loved one, self-soothing touch can be a way out of the burgeoning darkness because touch turns off the threat switch in the body.
Cope with tears that accompany unbearable loss Grief, © Rose-Lynn Fisher,
There are many reasons why you might not be able to cry in early grief or might be unwilling to engage with painful emotions surrounding death.
Find a cocoon of safety and respite in the present
Charles Darwin was wrong. Tears are not purposeless. Although some
How to have crying sessions to cope with uncontrollable crying in early grief.