Connecting those of us living in pain with tools and resources to live our best life!
We experience pain on so many different levels (physical, emotional and spiritual) and it’s my hope that by sharing my journey, together we find the inspiration and motivation to live our best life…the life we know we were destined to live!
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100 million American adults live with chronic pain. That’s more than cancer, diabetes and heart disease combined. According to the Institute of Medicine, the high prevalence of chronic pain suggests that the condition is not being adequately managed. Undertreatment of chronic pain creates large costs to the healthcare system and the U.S. economy; we spend [...]
Do you know what medicine will look like in 5-10 years and how it will affect you? You should! 40 trusted world leaders in health! Free online event! Medicine is evolving to solve the modern epidemics of chronic disease, such as Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and a range of autoimmune diseases. Our summit [...]
See on Scoop.it – Conquer Chronic Pain Here, in nature—feet draining into the river and arms slipping through the breeze—the stronger my connection was, the less I existed. Nature was embracing my practice and taking me in, and the rhythm created was one that was in harmony with all the universe; not only myself and [...]
See on Scoop.it – Mindful and Conscious Living Neil Pearson PT, physiotherapist, yoga teacher, and internationally renowned pain expert joins us to discuss the latest developments and research into yoga as a tool to better manage chronic pain. We will be discussing how pain changes the body, mind and spirt, and how a yoga practice [...]
With evidence growing that training the mind or inducing certain modes of consciousness can have positive health effects, researchers have sought to understand how these practices physically affect the body. A new study by researchers in Wisconsin, Spain, and France reports the first evidence of specific molecular changes in the body following a period of [...]
Is there anyone who doesn’t like cuddling? On the physical affection spectrum, it may not be an all-star, but it’s definitely a winner in terms of improving our health and well-being. Besides the obvious physical pleasure of cuddling, there is a brain chemistry reaction that has far reaching effects. All those warm fuzzy feelings are [...]
By Karen Weintraub Special for USA TODAY Fibromyalgia affects 1% to 5% of Americans, mainly women, but until recently, scientists had no idea what might be causing its severe and mysterious pains. For decades, doctors told patients their agony was imaginary, the result of emotional hysteria, not a physical ailment. But this year, researchers finally [...]