Category Archives for "chronic pain"

Simple Changes to End Chronic Pain

How often have you been to a medical professional who promises to cure you – or you don’t pay a dime? This is what you may experience if you were to see Ms Shaw at the Nancy Shaw Pain Clinic in Washington. Ms Shaw became a pain specialist after her own experience with chronic back pain […]

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Moving Freely and Avoiding Injury with the Franklin Method

Eric Franklin is the founder and creator of the Franklin Method, a practice combining movement and visualization. Eric has taught this method all over the world, has authored 19 books and taught thousands of people how to move more freely and avoid injury. In this interview you’ll find out: How to move freely from whatever […]

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Natural Human Design For Pain Free Living

Kathleen Porter is the author of ‘Natural Posture for Pain Free Living.’ In this interview we’re going to look at posture from the angle of natural alignment, and how this can really benefit you: both from a movement and getting pain free perspective. Kathleen lived with chronic pain and stiffness in her body for a […]

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The Link Between Childhood Trauma and Chronic Pain (And How You can Heal)…

Donna Jackson Nakazawa is an award winning researcher, well known science reporter, writer and the author of the new books: ‘Childhood Disrupted: How Your Biography Becomes Your Biology, and How You Can Heal‘, “The Autoimmune Epidemic’ and ‘The Last Best Cure’. As a science journalist Donna spent over 20 years investigating topics like neurobiology and […]

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You Don’t LOOK Sick! And Other Chronic Illness Challenges

“I’ve learned that having a chronic illness is not a prison sentence. It does not mean I must spend the rest of my life feeling depressed and angry, locked away from the world inside my little sick box. It does not mean that I am useless and no longer have any gifts to share, but […]

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Chronic Pain and Resilience

Due to a birth disorder, Danea Horn had 10 surgeries before she was two, and has had demanding health challenges since then. Out of necessity, Danea developed a different way to approach her health – one that is full of self compassion and acceptance. In this interview, Danea looks at the chronic pain and resilience – […]

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Fibromyalgia and the Great Sauna Project Part 2

The great sauna project is now complete – with outdoor shower, sauna heater, and a double glazed window into the forest. This project was some time in the making, but there is really nothing as relaxing for sore muscles as a sauna. (And you can put eucalyptus oil in the water you put on the […]

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Chronic Insomnia Cures and the Secret to Effortless Sleep

Have you ever tossed and turned what seemed like the entire night – unable to get to sleep? Sleep expert Sasha Stephens had 15 years of crippling insomnia until she was able to solve the problem – without medication, sleeping pills or expensive gadgetry. She now teaches her Effortless Sleep Method – a sleep training programme […]

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Pain Sensitization – When Your Pain Goes Up to 11

I’m not sure how many of you are familiar with ‘This Is Spinal Tap’ – the 80s mockumentary that chronicles the rise and fall of a rock band trying to make it. But there is one classic scene where the lead guitarist is showing the filmmaker their new amp. He says: “You see this amp? […]

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Mindfulness and Overcoming Chronic Pain – an Interview with Ed Halliwell

Ed Halliwell began practising mindfulness meditation in 2002, and found it an invaluable way to cultivate health and well-being. Working again with the Mental Health Foundation, he proposed, developed and wrote the Be Mindful Report, which looks at how mindfulness can be an effective treatment for depression and other health issues, spearheading a campaign to […]

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