Cross body and towel stretches for shoulders and upper back!
If you’re anything like me, you may have wondered why pain medications aren’t working well. Aren’t giving the relief we’re told they should. I’ve been taken off NSAIDs because they hurt my stomach – has this happened to you to? I’ve been offered opioids after surgery but decided against it for fear of addiction even though I’ve been in a lot of pain – do you relate?
Our hero is on an adventure in some kind of jungle and they (or someone in their party of merry men and women) falls into what turns out to be quicksand. And they struggle and struggle and sink faster and faster. Usually in the movies the hero saves the day. Struggling in quicksand is a lot like what we do with our pain – both physical and emotional. We fight against it, struggling more and more, sinking deeper and deeper. But do you know how to actually get out of quicksand in real life?
When is the last time you fully engaged in a household chore or activity? This mindfulness practice will guide you through it, helping you contact the present moment.
Do you feel like your life is lacking meaning? Is it your chronic illness that seems to be standing in your way? Viktor Frankl’s book, Man’s Search for Meaning might be the read you need. But if that doesn’t convince you, read the full post on why.
“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our
I know most of us are probably familiar with the phrase, “the pen is mightier than the sword,” and I