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Chronic pain is a distressing experience and can be difficult to ignore and get on with “life as normal.” This article will look at the steps that you can take in your day-to-day life to manage your chronic pain.
"I used to be passionate about my volunteer work, now I couldn't care less...", "Art used to be my favorite way to relax..."
Pain is your body's way of telling you that something is wrong. But pain that lasts for weeks, months, or years is not typical.
Close your eyes and take a deep breath. Let it out slowly. Feel better?
"I've had back pain for years. Last month I had to go on disability...", "I know I'm in a bad mood a lot, but it's no fun being in pain..."
It is common to feel sad or discouraged after a heart attack, a cancer diagnosis, or if you are trying to manage a chronic condition like pain. You may be facing new limits on what you can do and feel anxious about treatment outcomes and the future
What is CBT, what can it be used for and why is it so beneficial in dealing with mental health challenges?
Between health concerns, financial strain and social distancing, we are all under stress with the outbreak of the coronavirus.
Some tips for managing the isolation we're facing during the COVID-19 pandemic
Disruption to routine of any kinds makes it harder to stick to healthy habits, and all the more so in the case of the coronavirus outbreak.
Learn tips to manage mental health and prevent acute stress.
"I don't remember what it's like to be happy...", "Sometimes, I get really angry and irritated with the people I love..."
The best way to deal with back pain is to stay active and continue doing regular exercise.
A good technique to relax your entire body is to alternately tense and relax each of the major muscle groups in your body, as you breathe deeply and fully.
Despite the fact that each of us may experience tension slightly differently, anyone can learn to release that tension. All it takes is knowing how to relax, practicing relaxation techniques, and choosing a technique that works best for you.
Learn how to manage complicated emotions facing those on the frontline
Telehealth can help make mental health services easier and more convenient to access and provide.
Use this meditation to work with difficult emotions, such as fear or body sensations, such as pain.
When a headache strikes you can do more than just crawl into bed and wait for it to go away
Strategies for looking after yourself
Know the signs to protect yourself and others.
Know what the signs are - look out for those who need us most
Everything we experience in life passes through one filter - our mind.
Never tried a massage? You may be missing out on more benefits than you realized.
Improve your parasympathetic tone and help your body deal with stress better.