Every Monday, my blog post “In Your Own Hands” is where I’ll be featuring articles I find interesting or that I think are a good resource to help you take charge of your health. What articles have you read recently that caught your attention? Leave a comment and let me know.
New Study Assesses Benefits of Cognitive Pain Relief Methods
In this article, Virtual Medical Centre takes a look at a new study that reveals that those who can accept their pain condition, are better able to tolerate it.
What NOT to Say to Someone in Chronic Pain
If someone you love is living with chronic pain, you might not know exactly what to say. Tracy Rydzy explains some things she finds frustrating to hear.
Living with Chronic Pain
Ed Close, recently diagnosed with severe progressive arthritis, knows it’s not easy to live with chronic pain. In this article, he shares what he has learned and offers advice.
Chronic Pain and Pep Talks
According to Kelly Bergin, giving yourself a “pep talk” can help your chronic pain. Next time you are having a flare up, try writing yourself an encouraging letter!
Think the Pain Away
Being able to control where you direct your attention is very powerful and can relieve chronic pain. Debbi Marco offers some pointers on how to do so.
10 Tips for Establishing a Daily Meditation Practice
Meditation can do wonders for chronic pain, but it is not always easy to fit it into your daily routine. Andy Puddicombe gives some tips on how to make time!