Entries tagged with “Chronic Pain Collection”
“I bathe a few times a week. Sometimes every day. In my old tub with my plastic-bag pillow. Telling my body that it’s okay to relax. To soothe. Letting it know that things will finally be okay.”
“There was no ‘normal’ life to return to. In my own surprising, glorious, and hurting human body, I was already living it.”
That chronic back pain is a message from your body. Are you listening? These 5 questions will help you gain insight.
A spinal surgeon shares how to relieve chronic back pain without going under the knife.
The surprising reason why some chronic pain patients act like they don't want to get better—and how to help them.
Beth Darnall talks to Rami about making life adjustments to manage chronic pain.
Chronic pain can be caused by lingering trauma, creating stress that is unresolved. Break the cycle.
Searching for relief beyond pain medication? “The flare-up continues to grip me all over, but I don’t resist.”
Once you start to listen to the sensations in your body, it allows for healing to take place.
A novel study found that patients who practice meditation and mindfulness experience better sleep and relaxation patterns and have a more accepting outlook toward living with a long-term illness.
A new generation of researchers is getting inside the mind of chronic pain—and unlocking powerful psychotherapies against what might be the nation’s biggest health crisis.
Yin yoga works the connective tissue that wraps around our muscles and carries messages from the brain. By practicing yin yoga, we may be able to reprogram some of the physical patterns causing chronic pain.
Chronic pain isn’t always telling us that something is wrong necessarily, but it is telling us something.
Stricken with untreatable and unexplainable pain, writer Monica Bhide finds solace—and strength—in a fragrant cup of tea.
Chronic pain can be a strong current threatening to sweep us away. Discover tools for managing chronic pain one moment at time, including expressive writing, meditation, yoga, bath rituals, and more.
Mindfulness meditation can help us befriend the pain sensations and teach the brain that it doesn’t need to sound the alarm so hard.
Suffering is Optional. Here’s how to find the teacher inside.
Vidyamala Burch discusses chronic pain and primary and secondary suffering, and shares a simple meditation for pain relief.
Pain is incredibly useful. A calming yoga practice encourages the brain to create a new samskara.
A rounded yoga practice includes both stimulating and calming postures to tone and rebalance the nervous system.