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inside the mind of chronic pain

Discussion in 'General Discussion Subforum' started by Mala, Nov 6, 2015.

  1. Mala

    Mala Well known member

    An excellent article- here r some some excerpts:

    “It cuts to the heart of deep philosophical questions,” says psychotherapist Eric Garland, “about the relationship between mind and body, and the nature of consciousness and physical reality, and the biological pathways that link them.

    “When a chronic-pain patient is afraid of pain or angry about how it’s impacting their life—when they focus on the pain—those emotions really influence the process,” he said. “But with mindful attention, you’re disentangling it from the emotional component.”

    “Pain is perception,” he says. “Pain is not in the body. Pain exists in the interaction between the body and the mind"

    Full article here:

    http://spiritualityhealth.com/articles/inside-mind-chronic-pain

    Mala
     
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  2. mike2014

    mike2014 Beloved Grand Eagle

    Thanks for sharing Mala, it's a great article.
     

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