We Must Change our Relationship with Pain
We Must Change our Relationship with PainPosted at 11:25h in Motivation by Natalie Jill
“I am in so much PAIN Natalie, how did you thrive even with your injuries?”
30-40 year old me didn’t understand “pain” like I do now at 49. I used to think: it was not something that would happen to ME and I also believed it was people’s faults… that they someone “caused” it by not taking care of themselves. How lame of me…
As injuries and age crept up, 3 MAJOR injuries to be specific on top of an auto immune disorder truly challenged me. My all consuming focus became my PAIN and how to stop “feeling” it. How to CONTROL it.
I focused on STOPPING the pain and the symptoms. You name it… I tried it.
The more we focus on something the more we attract it. Focused on stopping the pain? You’ll notice MORE PAIN.
As I approach 50 this has changed. I stopped trying to stop and control IT and instead shifted my energy to my RELATIONSHIP with pain. What does that mean?
What is the pain TELLING ME?Where do I need to LISTEN?What do I need to DO ANYWAYSWhat will support strengthening imbalances that are causing the pain?What unhealed emotions am I holding onto that are showing up in my body?Am I eating, hydrating and moving…
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