Entries tagged with “Pain”
Many of us have a hard time coping with negative emotions. This makes sense. “Painful feelings like anxiety, sadness, anger and shame tap into the parts of our brain that are conne…
Most of us have been unconsciously clutching the pelvic floor so consistently, and for so long, that we’re not even aware we’re stuck in an unnaturally frozen and weakened state.
What happens when you allow your whole body to have a conscious voice? “I have seen dramatic improvement in a variety of conditions when people begin assuming that the whole body has a form of consciousness that communicates about what’s going on in our lives.”
This audio meditation is for those times when there’s discomfort in the body, whether emotional or physical, that doesn’t easily go away.
Over the last several years, I’ve come to believe that the greatest, most powerful, most courageous thing we can do in our lives is learn to befriend our pain. This idea is a majo…
Yoga and mindfulness can help us recognize that our discomfort has a flow.
Mindfulness and Vipasana meditation teacher Christiane Wolf kicks off her second book by introducing us to a simple equation: “Suffering = pain x resistance.”
“By staying with our woundedness, we encourage the other to stay with theirs; that is when and how healing happens.”
The best way to deal with pain is to figure out how to move through it
Chronic pain can be caused by lingering trauma, creating stress that is unresolved. Break the cycle.
This is how bad things have gotten: I am squatting on my floor by a low table to write this because I threw out my back again and I am in extreme pain. Pain, however, can lead to r…
Cope with a chronic illness diagnosis through small, mindful changes to your everyday routine. “Chronic illness is just one iota, one tiny ingredient that can be added to the cosmic mixture of what makes up a human.”
In a world of constant sharing—a debate about how much is too much.
Therapists Seana McGee and Maurice Taylor explain the dark side of compassion.
How I learned to tame my subscapularis muscles, buried behind each shoulder blade.
In our search to live and move through our lives without an excessive amount of pain, we must keep moving.
Address your spiritual wounds with the traditional Hawaiian cleansing practice of ho'oponopono of taking responsibility and seeking absolution.
Sometimes an unnecessary burden can be very useful
Unlocking the wisdom of past hurts can help you heal yourself and others.
An M.D. faces the toughest test of a spiritual practice—healing herself from a terrible fall.