It only hurts when you’re thinking about it. Seriously. You feel the pain only when you’re paying attention to it, and focusing on your pain just makes it more intense. As a Life Coach and Law of Attraction Teacher, I am often explaining to people that what we focus on expands. My recent painful experience with my lower back gave me the opportunity to really test this out.
The biggest “Wow! It really works,” came in the midst of making love with my husband one night. Suddenly I realized that I was feeling absolutely no pain in my body. Nor did it return before I drifted off to sleep that night. I’m sure the bio-chemical responses associated with sex might explain the pain relief. It was the thoughts I was thinking, however, that were triggering those chemical responses and my lack of attention on the pain that removed it from my consciousness. So…if you’re able, I highly recommend sex for temporary pain relief.
Here are several additional healthy pain relieving tips and techniques that helped me through my 9+ pain last year: Read More
I thought about naming this article, “Can I Get a Do-Over for 2015?” That was the first thought I had when I began thinking about what I want for 2016 and realized that the “list” was basically what I wanted for 2015.
We create our own reality through our thoughts, intentions and inspired actions, so I fully expected to easily achieve my goals. Along the way, however, the road got quite rocky. I won’t bore you with the details, but long story short…by the second half of 2015 an old back injury became so painful (9+ on a 10-point scale) that it significantly reduced my level of engagement and activity in every aspect of my life.
Most people know me as typically being very positive and hopeful, but this pain caused me to experience a lot of unwanted negativity:
I did not want this negativity to attract other similar experiences, so I found ways to relieve the pain temporarily so that I could focus on thinking more positive thoughts. Read More