- Physically fucking exhausting
- Psychologically and cognitively quite overwhelming, with lots of mental processing needed
- A long winded pointless affair
Where having a proper cry about something which deserves a cry about (there's no criteria, your mind just knows) is, while physically intense, quite relieving, resolving, inviting of social support, and can (relatively) quickly turn a complex situation into one which is more digestible.
So thinking through that, and reading through the top five regrets of dying people has left me in a particularly mulling mood. hurrah.