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The Path To Bodily Enlightenment

Chuck Nyren | Posted 05.16.2016 | Comedy
Chuck Nyren

I've achieved Mindfulness! It took no effort at all! Mindfulness is the practice of bringing one's attention to the internal and external experiences...

A Root-Cause Approach to the Opioid Epidemic, Part 1

Erica Benedicto | Posted 05.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Erica Benedicto

I love our president, his passion and I appreciate his proposal to heal the epidemic of opioid abuse, but I believe the bigger picture goes beyond treatment centers and expanding scope of practice. We need to assist our patients from the inside, the roots, only then can they truly begin to heal.

Why Proper Alignment Is Crucial for Pain Relief | Posted 05.11.2016 | Healthy Living

By: Pete Egoscue Watch episode five of the new video series "Becoming Pain Free," to follow one man's journey in eliminating chronic pain naturally w...

25 Things People With Fibromyalgia Want You To Know

Puja Rios | Posted 05.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Puja Rios

"Me vs. Fibromyalgia" is a biweekly, one-of-a-kind series designed to give readers and warriors affected by Fibromyalgia a comprehensive look into the...

'This Too Is Sacred' -- Finding the Crack That Opens the Way for Gratitude

Jesua | Posted 05.11.2016 | Healthy Living

Many years ago my teacher Gangaji said to me, very simply: "It is impossible to suffer when we are feeling gratitude." What a life-changing teaching t...

Rethinking the Pain Puzzle

Lillie Rosenthal | Posted 05.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Lillie Rosenthal

Rethinking the Pain Puzzle Dr. Lillie Rosenthal Pain is a puzzle to be solved. Pain deserves our attention -- our ...

Me, Myself and Mom

Jon Vaughn | Posted 05.06.2016 | Parents
Jon Vaughn

When I was a kid, I tried everything. Soccer, baseball, football, basketball, rollerblading, it didn't matter. In 6th grade, I learned the trumpet; in 7th grade, I started dabbling in guitar; and in 8th grade, the junior high marching band lost their tuba player so I stepped in.

See the Amazing Role That Posture Plays in Pain Relief | Posted 05.05.2016 | Healthy Living

By: Pete Egoscue Watch episode four of the new video series "Becoming Pain Free," to follow one man's journey in eliminating chronic pain naturally w...

Brayden's Story: Braving a Life of Fire

Melissa Curley Bogner | Posted 05.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Melissa Curley Bogner

Brayden and his family have learned to deal with the constant staring and comments from strangers. Typical remarks include: "Wow, you're really sunburned," or "Did your legs get burned in a fire?"

In Defense of Prince

Lev Raphael | Posted 05.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Lev Raphael

The latest news about Prince is that he was getting help from experts in dealing with addiction to pain killers. Today I read that his death was the kind of thing you would expect, given his "lifestyle." Well the facts aren't in and maybe we'll never know all of them.

Me vs. Fibromyalgia: Part 3 -- Doc Appointments, You Are Your Own Best Advocate

Puja Rios | Posted 05.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Puja Rios

If you aren't getting the results you're looking for, I encourage you to keep fighting. Keep looking, keep an open mind and don't compromise. If you know you can do more, do it. This condition can be managed and you can live a better life.

When You Miss Your Dog So Much You Write Him A Goodbye Letter

Sky Mandala Marcano | Posted 04.28.2016 | Parents
Sky Mandala Marcano

Dear Max, You were a really awesome buddy. It is with my heavy heart that I wish you better days, big fields and flowers. I hope you are in a better place.

I Feel Your Pain: The Power of Witness in Group Support

Elisa Friedlander | Posted 04.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Elisa Friedlander

The gatherings continue to be an integral part of my pain management plan. It doesn't stop the hurting or help me regain mobility, but it's high on my list of things that renew me, which is a key element of the coping process. Few things compare to the power of witness.

This Is Infertility

Caroline Harries | Posted 04.28.2016 | Women
Caroline Harries

It's having your desires and dreams since a little girl put on hold. It's lots of tears. It's lots of pain. It's lots of heartache. This is infertility.

Continuing the Journey to Becoming Pain Free | Posted 04.27.2016 | Healthy Living

By: Pete Egoscue Watch episode three of the new video series "Becoming Pain Free," to follow one man's journey in eliminating chronic pain naturally ...

Have You Suffered Long Enough Yet? Three Steps for Transforming Your Life

Wendy Keller | Posted 04.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Wendy Keller

Change is hard. Life requires growth. Only you can choose when you have suffered enough and only you can effect lasting change. No one else holds the keys to your prison.

Are You Addicted to Suffering and Struggle?

Anna Anderson | Posted 04.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Anna Anderson

The most profound "aha" moment in my research and work in the personal development space over the past decades was when my intuitive suspicion and a v...

Injuries and the Couple's Bed

Paul C. Rosenblatt | Posted 04.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Paul C. Rosenblatt

Backs, shoulders, necks, ankles, feet, wrists, or knees were damaged. Bones were broken. Such injuries are often terrible for the person who is injured. They are also often terrible for the person's bed-sharing partner and the couple's bed-sharing relationship.

The Invisible Pain That Is Ruining One Mom's Life

Naomi Sakin | Posted 04.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Naomi Sakin

Tonight, I will go to bed and my heart will do the crying for me, hoping that some day a switch will appear and magically give me a life again. I desperately seek to eliminate my title of chronic pain patient and restore it to just "mom."

The Real Reason Why You Might Be Tired

Kirsi Bhasin | Posted 04.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Kirsi Bhasin

Do you have muscle pain and fatigue? And you don't know what is causing it? There just may be a chance you have fibromyalgia. Scientists estimate ...

Leaning Into Our Pain

Pratibha | Posted 04.20.2016 | Healthy Living

Trying to avoid the inevitable pain, messiness, and unpredictability that comes with life only serves to prevent learning. Indeed, suffering is the result of trying to avoid life. Life cannot be avoided because you are life and no matter how much you try to perform, perfect, please, or prove, you cannot escape yourself.

The Press of Loneliness

Eric Leroy Wilson | Posted 04.19.2016 | Religion
Eric Leroy Wilson

It makes sense that Jesus experiences loneliness on the Mount of Olives in a place called Gethsemane. The word Gethsemane actually means place where olives are pressed. Jesus experiences profound loneliness in a place where olives are crushed and pressed under huge stones meant to extract their oils.

Why We Need a Better Way to Treat Chronic Pain

Science of Us | Posted 04.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

The unfortunate truth that often gets lost in physician-patient discussions of pain management is that pain, or some of it, will probably never entirely evaporate. "But the good news is, you can live with it," she said. "You just have to be taught."

The Surprising Factors That Contribute to Chronic Pain | Posted 04.19.2016 | Healthy Living

Watch episode two of the new video series "Becoming Pain Free," to follow one man's journey in eliminating chronic pain naturally with the help of the Egoscue Method.

Taking the First Steps Toward Pain-Free Living | Posted 04.19.2016 | Healthy Living

In episode one of this new video series, follow Steven on his journey to learn pain-free living through the Egoscue Method. Discover the crucial role alignment plays in this healing process and how simple, tiny tweaks can lead to big gains for Steven's overall healthy and happiness.