How to Remove the Mask of Chronic Pain

Do you pretend you’re fine despite feeling pain and a list of other symptoms? Do you say things to others like, “I’m fine, I can do it myself. I’m ok.” How about saying things to yourself like, “Just keep smiling. Don’t be a burden. Don’t show your suffering. They...

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Simple Skills for Ultimate Pain Relief

Feeling stuck in a rut with your pain? Living from pain flare to pain flare? Well, you’re not alone. I think we’ve all been there. It’s exhausting looking for the “magic” solution for pain relief, right? I know that when my neck pain is strong, I am looking for ways...

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Mindfulness As Emotional First Aid For Challenging Times

I know these are difficult times for many of us, as women. There is an emotional current of uncertainty for our future mixed with waves of fear and anger. No matter what side of the political spectrum you fit, the recent events may be negatively affecting your health...

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Are you the Intern or the CEO of your pain?

Every single week, I work with smart women that are trying a variety of techniques to reduce their pain but they find themselves stuck. Despite all their efforts - taking pain medications, resting, drinking water, doing stretches - they just aren’t getting results....

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How to Build a Pain Relief Strategy That Works

Summer has come to a close and we have shifted into one of my most favorite times of the year. Yes, the cooling temps and changing rhythms are nice, but that’s not why I love this time of year so much. It’s because I think of this special time between Labor Day and...

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Sleep and Pain Management

Do you struggle to get quality sleep? What if I told you that you can have less pain, feel more alert and less irritable, and need less medication just by getting better sleep? Sleep and pain tolerance are directly related. Scientists have shown that improving sleep...

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Chocolate Relieves Pain?

Across the internet you’ll find articles professing that eating chocolate relieves pain. Wouldn’t it be great if all you had to do each morning was have a couple squares of chocolate to feel great! Well I’ve got good news for you. Eating chocolate will reduce your...

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Avoid 3 Foods To Relieve Pain

You’ve seen the headlines claiming that the foods you eat can worsen your pain, but are they correct? Science says that changing what you eat can absolutely impact your pain. You should avoid certain foods to relieve pain. The secret is the link between inflammation...

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Yoga For Pain Relief

Yoga for Pain Relief: What’s the hype? Have you heard that yoga is a miracle cure for pain? Have you been told to consider yoga for pain relief? Well, there is something to that. Exercise in general can be a valuable part of your pain management program, but yoga in...

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