Dealing with chronic pain is unideal. It can weigh heavily in all aspects of our daily life, whether that is physical, mental and/or emotional. But there is a way to deal with pain – by finding another truth.
Doors are quite interesting. They are gateways that allow us access to one space from another. When closed, they can offer us a sense of security, protection, or maybe restriction. I’m going to focus on the restriction piece today.
Long COVID is something that is emerging as a serious health issue for many people across the world. The symptoms vary, but among the most reported are severe fatigue, headaches, anxiety or depression, brain fog and in some cases, a shortness of breath. Researchers have been hard at work trying to find a pattern in the symptoms and a way to treat it.
Prioritize #1 What is important?
Decide: What are you able to do based on how you currently feel?
Pain has a way of overtaking the brain, and at times you may feel it is all you can think about. Your pain might be so unbearable that it makes a simple task, such as folding laundry, seem daunting.
Your breath is a simple and powerful tool that can be used to regulate your nervous system. Breathing slowly and deeply activates your parasympathetic (“rest and digest”) nervous system.
Healthy Habits for Better Sleep. Wake up and go to bed at the same time every day, even weekends! Create a relaxing, regular bedtime routine.