How do you live with chronic pain and not fall into depression and hopelessness? How can you find ways to relieve acute pain without relying solely on addictive pharmaceuticals? Living with chronic pain is a very demanding path on all levels: physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual. It is relentless and unforgiving, and it tests your ability to cope with extreme challenges on a daily basis. How can you find a way to take this journey with less hardship and also create more ease and well-being in the midst of persistent pain?
The Pain Companion is a practical guidebook to living with and moving beyond chronic pain based on the author’s 8 years of managing debilitating nerve pain. It contains a wealth of insights and wisdom to mitigate the impact that living with chronic pain has on well being, self-image, and relationships. It includes 33 specific ways to alleviate pain’s emotional, mental, and physical stresses, and 11 easy meditative exercises to help change your relationship with pain from enemy to ally in healing.