Entries tagged with “Chronic Pain”
Chronic pain isn’t always telling us that something is wrong, necessarily, but it is telling us something. When we can tune into the pain, listen to it, and care for it, we may act…
An Interview with Vidyamala Burch
A path through pain.
Mindfulness meditation can help us befriend the pain sensations and teach the brain that it doesn’t need to sound the alarm so hard.
Communicating to those you love can be the key to managing chronic pain.
Holly NearCalico Tracks MusicHolly Near is a lovely example of a musical artist who balances personal creativity with a sense of compassion and justice. On her new double CD, Peace…
Your back pain is trying to tell you something. Chronic back pain might be caused by stuck emotions.
A simple yoga flow can alleviate your tight psoas, which could be causing you lower back pain, digestive and fertility issues, chronic stress, and more.
Exciting new research indicates that mind-body therapies like meditation can help stem the tide of the opioid epidemic.
"In doing the research for our book, Love in the Time of Chronic Illness: How to Fight the Sickness, Not Each Other, my co-author and I learned from the couples and experts we interviewed that there are discernable opportunities, challenges, and coping strategies that emerge when illness becomes the third partner."
Seeking and acknowledging the spiritual meaning of lower back pain can set you on a course for recovery.
Suffering is Optional. Here’s how to find the teacher inside.
Rolfing often gets confused with deep tissue massage, but the therapy is far from it.
Chronic neck pain isn't something you should leave untreated. Whether you are experiencing symptoms of fibromyalgia, old injuries or accidents, or simply poor lifestyle habits, thi…
We all have headaches—and, thus, often just accept them. But what is actually causing that pounding head? And what is it trying to tell you?
Saray Stancic, MD, board-certified physician and the subject of the documentary Code Blue, explores what's missing in medicine and chronic illness treatment.
Yoga as an embodied mindfulness practice has the potential to change your brain. You can become aware of samskaras, habits or patterns, and discover tools to change them. Chronic p…
Pain is important: it tells us that something is wrong. As I discussed in my last post, however, many of us live with chronic pain that is not a danger signal, but rather a pattern…