Negative Reaction to Good News – How Can That Be?

You would think that when dealing with a medical crisis that good news about your health would alleviate stress and anxiety. Personally, I was very surprised that after the initial elation of good news, a "down" feeling set in. It was almost like the good news was too much. It seemed like an odd response and in thinking about it I was inspired to write this article. Who would have thought that good news could produce anything but good feelings? Let's explore the dynamics of bad news and good news. (I addressed what to do when you get bad news

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Negative Reaction to Good News – How Can That Be?

You would think that when dealing with a medical crisis that good news about your health would alleviate stress and anxiety. Personally, I was very surprised that after the initial elation of good news, a “down” feeling set in. It was almost like the good news was too much. It seemed like an odd response and in thinking about it I was inspired to write this article. Who would have thought that good news could produce anything but good feelings? Let’s explore the dynamics of bad news and good news. (I addressed what to do when you get bad news

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