"Does perfectionism cause chronic pain?" This might come as a surprise to many, but the answer is a resounding "YES!". I could never have imagined that the perfectionism I cherished so much was at the root of my chronic pain.
The same is true for overcoming chronic pain. Through groundbreaking research in the field of psychoneuroimmunology, we’ve discovered that thought patterns, emotional states, and somatic habits are often the root of physical experience.
Yoga is a great tool that regulates our nervous system and prepares our body and mind for a deep, restorative sleep.
Proper diet and nutrition are the pillars of health and wellness in the body and mind, so it should come as no surprise that what we eat can impact our mood and stress levels. Here are the most important foods to avoid if you are feeling stressed.
Surrender is a lot like floating on water: effortless, liberating, and peaceful. But in order to float, you have to get over the fear of letting go, or you will drown. Little did I know that the moment I embraced the pain I was given, I would stop drowning, and new portals would open, leading me to heal my chronic pain.