Guilt is a state of emotion where a person feels remorse for either doing something they feel they should not have done, or for not doing something they believe they should have. Whether or not the person’s assessment of their behavior is accurate, this mental pressure can result in a persistent emotional state that can sometimes be hard to let go of or move on from. Guilt often combines with feelings of shame, anxiety, frustration, and humiliation, which can further complicate one’s mental state. We’ve started gathering valuable information on this topic, but haven’t yet curated the findings.
The death of a loved one often comes with devastating consequences for those left behind. In adults, grief caused by the death of a spouse or child has been linked to a number of negative health affects, including heart trouble and increased risk of death.