Health is Wealth

So often we can focus on what we don’t want in life:

“I don’t want to get ill”

“I don’t want this pain”

“I can’t afford to become unwell at the moment”

From this mindset we can easily focus and study the very thing that we don’t want, thinking that it is a productive thing to do.

For example:

– Have back pain and then start learning all about the structure of the back and back pain stories.

– Have stomach problems and then start focusing on all things stomach and digestion related.

However, what I suggest instead, is to study the very opposite, focusing on what you do want in life …..

Wealth instead of debt

Happiness instead of depression

Calmness instead of anxiety

Health instead of pain / illness

In my own personal study of health, I have found a tool that can be used to promote this healthy thinking, named JEM!

This is a real game changer and I suggest that you do it daily, for maximum benefit:

J  –  Journal – What this means is, write down your thoughts, then rip the paper up and throw it away.
The practice is clearing the clutter out of your mind, it’s better out than in, and doing it this way, allows you to be as brutally honest as you want, without any judgement.

E  – Exercise – This is an intimidating and boring word for a lot of people, so if it helps, use the word movement or activity instead.
Research tells us that we are more likely to stick with something if we enjoy it, so find something which moves your body and that you enjoy

M  – Meditate – This does not mean that you have to become a Buddhist monk, just work on a state of mindlessness.
A good way of doing that is to focus completely on your breath, the breath is always the present moment, so if we can anchor to the breath (now) we will stop ruminating on past events or on concerns about the future.

Check-In To 2017

At certain points in time, events or people can prompt us to reflect.

For me, like lots of other people, it is the coming to the end of a year and what a year 2016 has been.

2016 has been my first year as a Pain Relief Coach and I am feeling really privileged to have helped many clients who were victims of chronic pain to become pain free.

In addition, on a more personal note, I married in October.

As wonderful as the day was, it also primed up some family issues that provided me with an opportunity to face and resolve some old buried negative emotions.

I remember a month before my wedding experiencing some neck and shoulder pain and also the feeling of it dissolving once the day had arrived.

This pain provided me with great insight into the turbulence that life changes can bring and the importance of “checking in” with ourselves frequently.

The process of “checking in” is very simple, if you are experiencing pain or tension, then just ask yourself the following two questions:

1.What is going on right now or in the near future?

2.How do I feel about this?

Your answers to the above questions will provide you with insight into the potential source of your pain/tension.

With this knowledge you can then try and find a way to make this change more comfortable, which in turn will help you to reduce/resolve your pain.

Happy New Year from Go Pain Go!

Lee

www.gopaingo.com

What is Pain Relief Coaching?

As a Pain Relief Coach I work with people who are in Pain that is caused by emotional repression.

Typically, if I was to discuss the service that I offer to others, I receive 3 types of response.

The response received actually highlights more than just a person’s opinion; it also highlights their relationship with Pain.

Below I have tried to provide an overview of the common responses, where Phase 1 typically focuses on external solutions and Phase 3 is where Pain Relief Coaching could really help:

Phase 1
Rejection of the mind-body concept and some people can be quite offended that I have suggested that their pain may be generated by their unconscious mind.

This group continue to look for external solutions and take little responsibility for their health.

They are waiting to be fixed and they are disappointed when no long lasting progress is made.

Phase 2
An appreciation for the mind-body connection, and they even acknowledge that pain can be worsened by stress.

They can see it in other people, but their pain/symptom is different in some way and still seek an external cure.

Phase 3
Here there is a real shift from looking externally for a cure to looking internally for answers.

Sometimes people get to this phase by exhausting phase 1 & 2, maybe after trying every specialist and/or medication but still finding themselves in pain.

However, no matter how the person arrived here, this is where an empowering active responsibility in their health starts.

Support is still needed in their recovery, but true healing now begins.


If this blog has resonated with you in some way, then why not have a think about the questions below?

  • Are you currently in pain or do you have a reoccurring symptom?
  • From the Phases above, which one do you think you are currently in?
  • What support could you really do with now?
  • Do you have any inconsistencies that make you question your diagnosis?
  • Who could you reach out to, if you wanted to find out more about the mind-body connection?
  • How much of a priority is it to become pain free?

… Depending on your answers, Pain Relief Coaching could be your next needed step on the path to recovery from Pain.

If you would like to find out more about this service, then please contact me using the following link: http://www.gopaingo.com/special-offer/

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