Perception is reality. Is yours accurate as it relates to your pain?

I wrote a blog not too long ago about being honest about our pain and suffering, be it emotional or physical. It was called, If you’re in pain, don’t...

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How adversity and obstacles change our lives

I often hear people say how much they miss the person they were before they developed a particular problem and they want that person back; or that old life back...

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When is the proper time to face our fears?

A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog about a bad back injury I suffered and how I worked through it. You can read it by clicking here. In...

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Asking for help is good for us and also helps others

I have lived with chronic pain from dystonia, a neurological movement disorder, for almost 20 years. For more than half of those years, I had a hard time asking for...

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My test to find relief in the midst of a serious pain episode

The other day I wrote a blog called, The impact stress and emotions have on our health, where I discussed how stress and our emotional reaction to pain and...

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The impact stress and emotions have on our health

When I was 30, I developed a painful neurological movement disorder called dystonia. It totally turned my life upside down where I went from being fully functional and very...

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A “pain”ful lesson for which I am grateful

I have lived with pain almost my entire life. Prior to the age of 30, when I developed chronic pain from a condition called dystonia, I experienced pain primarily...

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“It is what it is” – Part of the recipe for acceptance?

Our response to life events has an undeniable impact on our health I often think of acceptance about anything in life in terms of the saying, “it is what it...

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