Finding Peace With Chronic Pain

 
 
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Tools for:

  • Staying calm and relaxing your body

  • Staying awake and aware of what’s going on

  • Listing to pain while also creating a spacious mind that’s able to engage with the world around you

  • Meeting pain with compassion instead of fear or shame

Chronic pain and Wellbeing


Living with chronic pain can be debilitating. It might cause you to:

  • limit social engagements

  • fear movement or activities that require energy

  • avoid things that you used to find in enjoyable

  • even feel hopeless

While people often find relief through western medicine, there are limitations to using drugs to manage chronic pain. Clients often report that they can feel exhausted, disengaged, and constipated on opiates. Some pain management medications also have dangerous side effects or risks like addiction.

Ultimately, when you’re living with a condition that may not go away it’s important to find a way to work with pain that allows you to live a meaningful and full life.

How does stress affect pain perception?


Chronic pain disorders are common in people with anxiety. Stress isn’t always a direct cause of chronic pain (although it can be), however research shows that in chronic disorders from Endometriosis to Migraines stress often exacerbates pain and make symptoms worse.

In addition, persistent stress that results from chronic pain can cause chronic muscle tension, which: is painful.

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I’m currently in the process of creating an online immersion that focuses on techniques for soothing your nervous system to reduce chronic pain. If you’d like to be on the waiting list for the January class, send me an email. I’m happy to meet with you individually in the mean time.

If you’re ready to learn how to manage pain (and the stress it causes) in a more empowered way, schedule a free call with me.