I am currently on vacation and wrote this three days before we left. My husband and I feel excited and ready to go. This year we have no other plans than to stare at the ocean, sit in the hot tub and go out to a couple of our favorite places. Or not. We have … Continue reading Vacation!!!
I’m keeping it simple this week. Here’s a review of many of the tools that I’ve posted in past blogs to help reduce persistent pain. Please let me know what works for you in your effort to THRIVE!!! No is a Complete Sentence. Remember to say, “No” and then be silent. Practice, practice and practice … Continue reading Back to the Basics for Chronic Pain
Do you have to keep doing all the holiday traditions? What is most important? Is it your family? Is it your friends? Buying presents? Wrapping presents? Stuffing stockings? Decorating? Cooking? Cleaning? Caring for the emotional health of everyone else? Making sure that you are the Martha Stewart of the annual parties you host? Volunteering at … Continue reading Holidays and Chronic Pain
Today is the day you accept that you did not attract persistent pain. You did not ask for it. No shame. No guilt. It is not karma. You did not need it to learn some huge lesson. Take a deep breath and let it out. Now say, “I did not cause this.” I DID NOT … Continue reading You Did Not Attract Chronic Pain