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Episode 20: The Physical Effects of Grief

Season 2 - Molly
Season 2 - Molly
Episode 20: The Physical Effects of Grief
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Show Notes

Throughout my research on grief and trauma I have learned so much about the connection between the mind and body and how grief affects them, while discussing my own experiences of EMDR therapy and having my brain tumors taken out. In this episode, I explore how grief affected me before and after Molly died.

 

Key Takeaways: 

[3:22] A review of the episodes of season 2 

[9:09] How grief affected my body leading up to Molly’s death 

[13:28] Trauma induced menopause, gaining weight, and feeling the affects of aging 

[15:43] How exercise helped me through trauma 

[19:33] My experience with EMDR therapy 

[21:46] How exercise helps people to have tough conversations 

[23:36] Having my brain tumors taken out and the dizzying affects 

[26:22] Stress impacting my body with trigeminal neuralgia 

[28:44] Grief is not a linear process and struggling with Molly’s grave 

[31:07] The next steps for the podcast and focusing on what makes me feel good in life

 

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