When loss has left us with lingering pain or regret, a common response is to engage in some distracting activity. We call these activities Short Term Energy Relieving Behaviors. Lorri and Brian explain why we have this tendency and why STERBs only prolong the pain of grief.
When we recognize that STERBs provide only an illusion of benefit, we can choose to take a path toward long term healing.
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-The Grief Recovery Institute